On May 23rd 2013, Prof. Chau Van Minh, president of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), received a delegation from the Institute of Research for Development (IRD – France) led by Michel Laurent, IRD president.
In the trend of integration and development of the intellectual economy, intellectual women are making remarkable contributions in scientific research agencies every day. Many female scientists were presented noble titles, labour certificates and domestic and foreign scientific awards.
From February 28th 2013 to March 7th 2013, a delegation from the Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Science (FEB-RAS), led by its president Prof. Acad. Valentin I. Sergienko, paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and several units under the academy to further promote the cooperation between the two sides.
On December 10th 2012, a delegation from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) led by its director Charles F. Bolden Jr., paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
On December 28th 2012, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a ceremony to review its work in 2012 and implement plans for 2013. The event drew the participation of Nguyen Quan, member of the Party Central Committee and Minister of Science and Technology; representatives from the Government Office, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Party Central Committee’s Commission of Organization, the Party Central Committee’s Commission of Popularization and Education, the Party Central Committee’s Commission of Inspection, Hanoi Department of Science and Technology, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology, and Nafosted Fund.
On May 7th, 2012, in Hanoi, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), owner of the project on Vietnam’s first Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster monitoring Satellite-1 (VNREDSat-1), coordinated with the Astrium Company under the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) to organize an event to launch VNREDSat-1.
- First VNREDSat - 1 satellite photographs transmitted to Earth
- French inspection general delegation visits Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
- VAST prepares to launch VNREDSat-1A small satellite into orbit
- International scientific seminar on erosion and materials protection
- 15th national seminar on information technology and communications issues
- International scientific seminar on energy and green growth