On May 14, 2018, a delegation from the Lao Ministry of Science and Technology led by Professor and Academic Boviengkham Vongdara, President of the National Academy of Science of Laos and Minister of Science and Technology, paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, VAST President; VAST Vice Presidents and leaders of VAST units received the Lao delegation.
International Cooperative Activities
On April 18 – 23, 2018, a delegation from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) led by Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, VAST President, came to work with the National Center for Scientific Research of France (CNRS), the French Institute of Research and Development (IRD) and the Airbus Group.
On March 7th, 2018, Prof. Phan Ngoc Minh, vice president of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), received Guy Limouzin, Vice President in charge of Earth Observation Space Systems for France’s Airbus Defense and Space. The two sides exchanged information on VNREDSat-1 and space technology development strategy with VNREDSat-2.
On March 19, 2018, Academic Chau Van Minh, President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), received a delegation from the French Embassy in Vietnam led by Mr. Hervé Ochsenbein, Economic Counselor, Chief Representative of the Economic Agency of the French Embassy in Vietnam. Attending the reception were Dr. Bui Trong Tuyen, Head of the Space Technology Institute; and Dr. Ninh Khac Ban, Head of International Cooperation.
The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) have established cooperative relations since 1999. Over recent years, especially since 2008, the cooperation in science and technology between VAST and NASB has made important achievements. Notable is the establishment of the Vietnam - Belarus Centre for researching and developing technology in the field of machine – equipment manufacturing, energy and chemicals to promote technology transfer and commercialize scientific research results, thus establishing the Centre of Chemical Technology, the Laboratory of Hi-tech Equipment, the Laboratory of Cell Nano Technology cooperating with Belarus and technology transfer projects such as “Research on application of Polyguanidin to treat floodwaters into household water for flood affected areas,” “Research and transfer of technology to manufacture unmanned aerial equipment”, etc. Bilateral cooperative programs and projects between the two sides have been carried and brought effect to the two sides.
On March 14, 2017, Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), received Mr. Bertrand Lortholary, Ambassador of the Republic of France to Vietnam, and Mr. Bernard Legube, President of the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) Consortium.
- VAST awards insignia to IRD Representative in Vietnam
- Working visit of delegation from Italy’s Trento University
- Visit by Japan’s Osaka University delegation
- Increasing cooperation with Japanese and Russian Federation partners
- Increasing cooperation with Russian partner in space technology
- Increasing scientific cooperation with Russian and Belarusian partners