Hanoi (VNA) – Selling scientific analysis actions and growing high-level scientific and technological human assets in universities is taken into account an pressing matter within the context of the sturdy emergence of the 4th industrial revolution.
Science and expertise are thought to be instruments to extend the competitiveness of Ho Chi Minh Metropolis specifically and the nation on the whole. Universities play a vital function in producing expertise and mental belongings, contributing to bettering the standard of development and assembly the calls for of growth.
With almost 400 professors and affiliate professors, together with over 1,000 docs, in its new growth technique, the Vietnam Nationwide College Ho Chi Minh Metropolis (VNUHCM) continues its mission of making vital scientific analysis and taking the lead in innovation, importantly contributing to the nation’s growth and selling societal progress.
VNUHCM has up to now developed excellent centres and robust analysis teams, that are poised to steer the method of innovation and creativity. This important basis contributes to implementing interdisciplinary scientific and technological duties, leading to scientific-technological and modern merchandise that possess added worth and the potential for commercialisation.
Lately, VNUHCM has persistently been recognised as one of many main establishments within the nation when it comes to scientific publications, notably publications in respected worldwide journal lists listed in Internet of Science (by Clarivate) and Scopus (Elsevier) databases. These publications have garnered excessive scores for educational popularity and quotation charges, bringing the college nearer to the highest 100 universities in Asia.
In 2022, VNUHCM had 2,345 articles printed in respected journals listed within the Scopus database, up 26% in comparison with 2021. These articles continued to represent a good portion of the college’s annual worldwide publication depend. The proportion of worldwide articles per PhD holder within the college additionally steadily rose, reaching 1.59 in 2022. This means that each researcher and lecturer with a doctoral diploma at VNUHCM has articles printed on worldwide journals.
As of June 2023, the whole variety of articles printed in respected journals listed within the Scopus database by VNUHCM reached 1,113, equal to 37% of the goal set for 2023 (2,500-3,000 articles).
Thus far, the college has acquired over 65 mental property (IP) patents, with 4 of which patented within the US. Furthermore, the institution has additionally possessed greater than 90 helpful options.
VNUHCM has collaborated with the municipal authorities in coaching and growing high-quality human assets, together with coaching scientific and technological personnel to serve the tasks to show HCM Metropolis into a wise metropolis and develop Thu Duc metropolis right into a extremely interactive and modern city space within the east of town, which encompasses a world monetary centre, an automatic manufacturing centre, an academic expertise and data expertise centre, an ecological expertise centre, a future city space, and a startup centre.
The tasks maintain the promise of offering distinctive circumstances and growth alternatives for the southern metropolis however in addition they current a difficult process of getting ready a suitable workforce to efficiently implement the outlined aims.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mai Thanh Phong, President of VNUHCM – Ho Chi Minh Metropolis College of Expertise (HCMUT), said that as a member institute of VNUHCM, HCMUT demonstrates its key function in scientific analysis and expertise switch within the southern area.
HCMUT has established quite a few scientific and technological cooperation relationships with localities, companies, and worldwide companions. It has actively engaged in implementing key scientific and technological programmes of HCM Metropolis and the nation, and has additionally propelled the event of analysis teams, notably interdisciplinary analysis teams. The college has additionally fostered innovation and constructed a startup ecosystem.
Regardless of many optimistic outcomes, HCMUT acknowledges that it has but to completely unleash the potential of its scientific mental workforce. The ratio of analysis and instructing personnel of the college taking part in scientific analysis is roughly 75%. The college’s amenities serving analysis haven’t absolutely met the sensible necessities of companies.
A lot of the merchandise have solely been developed on the laboratory stage, leading to companies not having the ability to entry them. The finances for analysis tasks is inadequate to satisfy demand, particularly for expertise growth tasks. This has resulted in a failure to reinforce the capability of scientific analysis and expertise switch actions.
For scientific and technological analysis to satisfy expectations because the motivation behind development mannequin innovation, HCMUT underlines the necessity for a robust renewal of administration mechanisms, funding strategies, and monetary mechanisms for scientific analysis. Up to date planning and human useful resource growth, and insurance policies to draw scientific personnel are additionally essential, as are coordination mechanisms between ministries and sectors in scientific and technological growth. There may be additionally a necessity for enlargement of funding fashions for science and expertise analysis actions. /.