A signing ceremony of contracts on scientific research tasks under the Central Highlands Programme 3, which has been carried out since 2014, took place at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) on April 19th 2014, to continue implementing the basic objectives of the Central Highlands Programme 3.
In the framework of cooperation with the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF), in 2013, the Space Technology Institute under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) coordinated with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and University of Engineering Technology under Vietnam National University to launch the Parabolic Flight -Asian Student’s Microgravity Flight Experiment Contest – 2013.
From April 22nd to 25th 2014, the Institute of Oceanography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology coordinated with the Vietnam intergovernmental oceanographic committee and IOC/WESTPAC to organize the 9th IOC/WESTPAC International Scientific Symposium.
VNREDSat-1 is the first Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster monitoring satellite. It was launched into orbit on May 7th 2013 to shoot and provide high-resolution optical images from space efficiently. The satellite serves diverse needs as it monitors natural resources, the environment, disasters and climatic changes in order to contribute to socio-economic development, improve national defence and security, and to enhance scientific research and training.
On May 19th, 2014, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a ceremony to present the Labour Order to nine VAST leaders who have made longstanding contribution; Certificate of Merit of Prime Minister to two comrades and Certificate of Merit of the VAST president to two comrades who have carried out outstanding work.
On May 15th, the Vietnam National Museum of Nature held a ceremony to open a living nature evolution showroom. The event marks the Vietnam Science and Technology Day (May 18), International Museum Day (May 12th) and the 39th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (May 20).
- Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Vietnam visits VAST
- The second VAST-KAST workshop on biodiversity and bio-active compounds
- 20th Asian – Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-20)
- VAST – IRD symposium on marine sciences
- Vietnam – 21st member of International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
- Timely transferring water filters to people in flood areas