Event promoting science and technology held in Hanoi from October 1 to 4.
International Techmart Vietnam 2015 will take place at the Hanoi International Center for Exhibitions (ICE Hanoi) in Hoan Kiem district from October 1 to October 4. This is the largest science and technology event the Ministry of Science and Technology has held, in cooperation with the ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology and the Hanoi People’s Committee.
The theme is “Connections for Joint Integration and Sustainable Development” and it aims to develop the domestic and regional technology market, attach research to production and business, and enhance the commercialization of scientific and technological products. It also promotes the transfer of science and technology between Vietnam and ASEAN, the EU, the US, Russia, and elsewhere.
There will be 600 booths and the participation of more than 500 enterprises, 110 research institutes, 32 departments of science and technology, 30 organizations supporting the development and transfer of science and technology, 22 universities, and 50 inventors. The event will also include activities such as workshops, seminars, and the International Techmart Vietnam Golden Cup Award.
“This is not only an occasion for research institutions to show their works but is also about how the story of productivity, quality, product innovation and services of enterprises with science and technology will go,” Mr. Le Xuan Dinh, Director of the National Agency for Science and Technology Information, was quoted as saying.
He added that this will be the first time enterprises can propose new ideas on innovation in science and technology and is a venue for researchers and research institutions to order new items and equipment.
Techmart 2015 will also have an area for startup ecosystems involving creative and passionate startups working in information and technology and other industries such as agriculture.