In order for national businesses to renovate and grow, it is necessary to focus investments on the three key factors of digital transformation – capital source – human resources. However, the efforts of enterprises themselves are not enough to boost these factors but a helping hand from the central to the local authorities is also needed.
The Command of Naval Region No.2 and Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City yesterday co-held a seminar in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province about ‘Cooperation for Scientific Research and Technology Transfer for National Security and Defense’.
The Science-technology Development Fund for Businesses (SDF) has been launched lately, achieving impressive results. In order to make the best use of this fund and avoid waste, it is necessary to remove certain limitations and inadequacies related to procedures and processes.
Over 40 years of continuous work and research has earned Prof. Dr. Tran Doan Son, People’s Teacher and lecturer in Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) – VNU-HCMC, 9 invention patents, 13 outstanding research topics of different levels, 33 scientific articles. He has worked with students to transfer more than 500 food production and processing lines to domestic and global customers.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology has just introduced the program Tech-Coffee, aiming at supporting the commercialization and technology transfer processes of individuals, enterprises, organizations with practical research results.
Actively participating in several international organizations, Vietnam has gradually increased its worldwide status, including the position in the scientific community. However, Vietnam is still encountering various obstacles finding an ideal method to commercialize domestic scientific research results to serve the general public.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science-Technology (DoST) invited educational institutes, science-technology businesses and organizations to sign up for research missions to further develop science-technology potential in the city in 2019.
Professor Doctor Nguyen Ky Phung, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science and Technology said in a meeting with the Korean delegation from Daegu City that the transfer of technology from Korea to Vietnam will be localized to suit domestic needs.