On the morning of November 7, 2017, Mr. Dongwha Kum, President of the Vietnam – Korea Institute of Science and Technology (VKIST), together with a delegation of experts, paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). Academic and Dr. Chau Van Minh, VAST President, and leaders of the International Cooperation Department, Institute of Materials Science and Institute of Biotechnology, welcomed the delegation.
APRSAF-24 with the theme “Space Technology for Enhanced Governance and Development" was co-organized from 14th to 17th November 2017 by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in Bengaluru, India. Representing Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC)_Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Mr. Vu Viet Phuong_Deputy Director General of VNSC and Mr. Lam Dao Nguyen_Director of Southern Satellite Technology Application Center attended the APRSAF-24.
On October 26-27, 2017, at Tra Vinh University, a workshop on “Application of technological processes and bio-active products for shrimp farming and organic production” was organized by the Department of Application and Development of Technology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, in collaboration with Tra Vinh provincial Department of Science and Technology and Tra Vinh University.
On October 30, 1977, a delegation from the Lockheed Martin Company led by Mr. Craig McGilvray, Asia Pacific Sales Director for Commercial Satellite, and Dave Jensen, Regional Director of Southeast Asia, paid a working visit to the Institute of Space Technology, with the purpose of introducing Lockheed Martin Global's most advanced space technologies, and to discuss the prospects for cooperation in future space-related projects, such as the VNREDSat-2 project, in Vietnam. At the meeting were leaders of the Institute of Space Technology, Dr. TS. Bui Trong Tuyen, the Institute President; Dr. Pham Minh Tuan, the Institute Vice President; and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Doan Minh Chung, Chairman of the Scientific Council.
In order to enhance cooperation between the two training units under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), the Graduate University of Science and Technology (GUST) and the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation on October 30.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, ASEAN member countries honoured ASEAN biodiversity heroes in Manila, the Philippines. Vietnam’s representative, Scientific Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh, former Director of the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment, and Chairman of the Vietnam Zoology Association, was awarded this noble title.
- "Vietnam's glory - A mark of 30 years of renewal" award presented to Academic and Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu, Former President of Vietnam Academy of Science
- Vietnam National Space Center attended the 31st Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Plenary
- Talk "Vietnam tomorrow"
- Increasing the position of Vietnam’s science in region and world
- Cooperation agreement on scientific research and technology transfer signed between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertilizer Joint Stock Company
- Scientific and technological cooperation between VAST and Russian and Belarusian partners