International Cooperative Activities

Increasing cooperation with Japanese and Russian Federation partners

From September 12-18, 2016, Prof. Chau Van Minh, Party Central Committee member and President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), led a working delegation from VAST and the Ministry of Planning and Investment to work with partners in Japan and the Russian Federation.

Over the past years, VAST has conducted diverse cooperation programs in research, application and training with Japanese partners such as the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), the University of Osaka and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS); and cooperated to carry out the Vietnam Space Centre at the Hoa Lac hi-tech zone with official development assistance (ODA) funding from the Japanese Government.

Increasing cooperation with Russian partner in space technology

On June 27, 2016, at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities of the Russian Federation, and VAST signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  to increase mutual understanding and expand cooperation in space technology. Roscosmos Vice General Director, Sergey Saveliev, and VAST Vice President, Prof. Dr. Sc. Nguyen Dinh Cong, signed the deal.

Increasing scientific cooperation with Russian and Belarusian partners

At the invitation of the President of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) and the President of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), on October 20, Academic, Chau Van Minh, Party Central Committee member and President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) led a delegation to pay a working visit to NASB and RFBR.

Vietnam and Austrian sign technology cooperation deal

On October 20, a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Graduate University of Science and Technology (GUST) and the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) took place at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). The MoU was signed to establish and reinforce the cooperation of research in diverse areas, including information technology, environmental technology, energy, medicine, systematic analysis and creative renewal, especially in the building of a model to imitate, analyse and assess the overlap of policies in technological research and development, and creative renewal.

Presenting insignia to counselor of Japanese Embassy in Vietnam

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) on September 17, 2015 held an official meeting to present an insignia to Daito Michio, economic counselor of the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam as he reached  the end of his tenure in Vietnam. Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, VAST President, together with representatives from VAST units such as the International Cooperation Department, the Personnel Department and the National Satellite Center, attended the event. Ms Daito Michio and Mr. Daito Michio’s successor in the new term, also participated in the meeting.

VAST President pays working visit to National Center of Space Studies of France

At the invitation of the President of  the National Center of Space Studies of France (CNES), on 10 June 2015, Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, a Party Central Committee member, President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) led a delegation of officials to pay a working visit to CNES and attended the event "Paris Air Show Le Bourget" organised on June 15 in Paris, France.

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