On October 28th 2013, VAST held a reception to welcome Joop Scheffers, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Vietnam, to discuss cooperation potential in the field of science and technology, promote development cooperation programmes and renovate science and technology between VAST and the Netherlands’ BE-Basic.
On October 28th 2013, the second VAST-KAST workshop on biodiversity and bio-active compounds took place at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). The workshop drew the participation of Prof. Nguyen Dinh Cong, vice president of VAST; Prof. Kyu-Tek Park, executive vice president of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST); and scientists and representatives from units of VAST and KAST.
Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) is a regional forum established in 1993 to promote cooperation among Asian-Pacific countries in the field of space, contributing to promoting the development of space programmes in each country.
On November 28th and 29th 2013, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the Institute of Research for Development of the Republic of France (IRD) coordinated to organize a symposium on marine sciences in the northern port city of Hai Phong.
Under the direction of the Prime Minister and the help of the Vietnam Embassy in Austria, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) presided over and coordinated with relevant agencies (including the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice) to carry out negotiations to join the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). At the 83rd Council meeting at Laxenburg, Austria, IIASA held an official ceremony to welcome Vietnam as the 21st member.
On October 2nd 2013, 50 IET water filters were delivered to families in two communes of Cong Binh and Tuong Son, Nong Cong district, Thanh Hoa province, to solve the urgent demand for clean water due to the direct effects of Storm No. 10 which caused serious floods and isolated thousands of households.
- 14th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (ACFM-14)
- VAST president receives delegation from China’s Ministry for Land and Resources
- 100th anniversary of Professor, Academician Tran Dai Nghia’s birth
- Congratulating teachers recognized as professors and associate professors in 2012 and designated professors and associate professors in 2013
- VAST president receives French Ambassador to Vietnam
- Presenting certificate on VNREDSat-1 satellite system operation