The complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam as well as around the world has had large influence among enterprises, especially start-ups.
To develop the support industry for the leather and footwear sector, the State should have policies to encourage the development of new materials, according to the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).
The Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam has implemented measures to encourage research, innovation and application of creative achievements in science and technology into life and production in response to World Intellectual Property Day 2020 (April 26).
Three Vietnamese entrepreneurs have been honoured in the US magazine Forbes’ annual “30 Under 30 Asia” list, said the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) on April 7.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a master plan on socio-economic development in Da Nang until 2020 with a vision to 2030 under which the central city will become one of the major socio-economic hubs in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
Around 14 million USD in investment was pledged during the national innovative start-up day, Techfest 2019, in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province.
Vietnam is a promising market for fintech companies thanks to its young demographic, strong e-commerce growth, and increasing smartphone and internet users, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan to boost the sustainable development of the private business sector towards 2025 with a vision to 2030 with six major solutions.
Twelve individuals and organisations have been awarded the I-Star 2019 prizes, each worth 50 million VND (2,100 USD), for their excellent achievements in startup and innovation activities.
Lack of capital and appropriate training were hindering the developing of start-up innovations among students at vocational training facilities, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on October 17.
Hanoi Innovation Summit 2019 will take place at the National Convention Centre on August 29-10.
The En Xanh (Blue Swallow) programme 2019 to honour social business initiatives was launched in Hanoi on July 24.
HCMC welcomed over 4,000 square meters of co-working office space in the second quarter, concentrated in the central districts.
With its demographics and state of technological development, Vietnam is all set to churn out highly successful start-ups, foreign investors say.
Vietnamese start-ups are still not paying adequate attention to registering intellectual property, although this type of intangible asset plays a significant role in their future development.
Building Ho Chi Minh City into an innovative business hub in the Southeast Asian region will top the agenda of the HCM City Economic Forum to be held in the city on November 23.
Blue Venture Award, a contest for social entrepreneurs, was launched in HCM City on November 6 to promote development of social enterprises and help solve social and environmental problem in the community.
Brand building and a focus on quality and innovation are key for a successful agriculture business, experts said during a panel on agricultural businesses’ competitiveness.
Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Prof. Klaus Schwab has hailed the role of the Vietnamese government, including the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), in improving business climate and encouraging start-ups and innovations.
Hanoi drew in more than US$5.9 billion in FDI in the first half of 2018, making it the country’s largest six-month FDI attractor for the first time in three decades, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on June 17.