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.
International Cooperative Activities
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.
On March 6, 2017, VAST President received and awarded VAST insignia to Mr. Jean Pascal Torreton, IRD Representative in Vietnam, for his contribution to cooperation and the development of VAST – IRD relations over the past 8 years.
On February 28th, a delegation from Italy’s Trento University led by its vice head, Prof. Maurizio Marchese, paid a working visit to Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
On February 20th, Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh, president of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, received Japan’s Osaka University delegation led by Prof. Yamanaka Shinsuke.
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
- Increasing scientific cooperation with Russian and Belarusian partners
- Vietnam and Austrian sign technology cooperation deal
- Presenting insignia to counselor of Japanese Embassy in Vietnam
- VAST President pays working visit to National Center of Space Studies of France
- Increasing cooperation in space technology between VAST and French partners