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Friday, September 24 2021
Tiếng Việt
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Date 02/07/2021-15:46:00 PM
Promoting innovation in Vietnam
(MPI) – The Vietnam National Innovation Center (NIC), a unit of the Ministry of Planning and Investment held a webinar with representatives of Vietnam – Japan Joint Initiative Committee and Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) to discuss innovation promotion in Vietnam on July 2nd, 2021.
Director of NIC Vu Quoc Huy. Photo: MPI

Mr. Vu Quoc Huy Director of NIC briefly introduced about NIC at the meeting. NIC was established under the Decision No. 1269/QD-TTg dated October 2nd, 2019 by the Prime Minister as an affiliated unit of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. NIC aims to support, develop the startups ecosystem and innovation, contribute to innovating the growth model on the basis of scientific and technological advancement. NIC is the focal point to develop innovative mechanisms and policies; connect domestic innovative startups to participate in the innovation process; cooperate with organizations, research institutes, investment funds, etc. to improve high-quality human resources and promote the innovation in Vietnam.

Mr. Vu Quoc Huy said that the Vietnamese Government considered innovation as a critical goal in speeding up Vietnam’s economic growth, and this was also one of the most important missions of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. NIC focuses on four key developing factors and hopes to receive assistance, experiences from Japan.Such factors are to build a suggestion framework and relevant policies to promote innovation in Vietnam; to develop abundant human resources to boost digital transformation and innovation, connecting with Japanese enterprises in the cooperation process; to investinnovative startups in Vietnam; and to receive assistance and experiences from Japanese experts in the comprehensive innovation process.

Photo: MPI

Japanese experts at the meeting said that Japan would consider to giving the best supports for NIC in particular and innovation in Vietnam in general for further improvement./.


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