The Ho Chi Minh Award in science and technology is the noblest award of the State for science and technology. With the work “Some important invariants and structure of local and graded rings", Prof. Ngo Viet Trung, Prof. Nguyen Tu Cuong and Prof. Le Tuan Hoa received the Ho Chi Minh Award in science and technology in 2016. This was the greatest recognition in research achievements of the three professors from the Institute of Mathematics, and showed the State cared about basic science.
From 21 January 2017 to 24 February 2017, Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, Party Central Committee member, Secretary of the VAST Party Committee and VAST President, led a delegation to pay a working visit to the Central Highlands. Participants in the delegation were Head of the national scientific and technological program on space technology in the 2016-2020 period, Deputy Head of the Central Highlands program in the 2016-2020 period, leaders from the Department of Social and Natural Sciences under the Ministry of Science and Technology, representatives from the VAST Office, the Department for Application and Implementation of Technology, the Organization – Personnel Department together with representatives from 17 Institutes under VAST.
In realization of the guideline on applying the results of scientific research into production and business, over the past year, many scientific and technological projects conducted by units of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) have been applied in reality and promoted its efficiency. In particular, 3 scientific and technological projects in pharmaceutical chemistry and biological technology have been applied in life, contributing to boosting the development of Vietnamese businesses.
On October 10th, 2016, a delegation of Korean experts of the Vietnam - Korea Institute of Science and Technology project, led by Don Jae Lee, Head of the V – KIST project’s Secretariat, paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
On October 18, 2016, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the Ministry of Home Affairs held a ceremony to announce and present the Prime Minister’s decision to appoint Prof. Dr. Phan Ngoc Minh, Head of the Planning and Finance Department, as Vice President of VAST.
The 2016 Technology and Equipment Fair (Techmart) was co-organised in 4 days, from September 28 to October 1, 2016 at the Museum of Hanoi by the Ministry of Science and Technology, together with the Hanoi People’s Committee, aiming to increase the establishment and development of the technological market; enhance links between research and production – trade; promote trade of scientific and technological products; support technological innovation; increase competitiveness, labour productivity and the quality of commodities and services; honour the creativity of those who work in science and technology; and increase research and technological transfer and cooperation with foreign countries.
- Increasing cooperation with Japanese and Russian Federation partners
- VAST presents insignia to Prof. Yasuaki Maeda
- Increasing cooperation with Russian partner in space technology
- 2016 Tran Dai Nghia Award Council holds first session
- State President Tran Dai Quang pays working visit to VAST
- Vietnam and Netherlands signed Memorandum of Understanding on the cooperation in Space technology and applications