|The Ministry of Science and Technology and Cần Thơ city on October 19 signed an agreement to promote cooperation in science, technology and innovation in the period of 2022-25. — Photo baocantho.com.vn|
CẦN THƠ — A cooperation agreement on October 19 was signed between the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and Cần Thơ City to promote innovative, scientific and technological activities in the 2022-25 period.
The agreement has 11 parts to increase the collaboration between both partners in guiding and administrating innovative, scientific and technological activities.
The content mostly focuses on fulfilling strategic goals and missions for scientific and technological development between 2021 and 2030.
It also aims to boost the growth of high-quality human resources, and scientific and technological services so that Cần Thơ City can truly transform into a scientific and technological centre of the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta.
Minister of Science and Technology Huỳnh Thành Đạt highly appreciated Cần Thơ City’s achievements in the science technology field.
He agreed with the city’s proposal to establish a centre for innovative start-up activities, a hi-tech park, a technology trading floor, a trading floor for ideas and products of innovative start-ups, and a database on scientific information and innovation.
All are expected to better serve research purposes for the sustainable socio-economic development of the city and the delta.
On this occasion, the minister contributed VNĐ350 million (US$14,230) to the ‘For the Poor’ Fund of Cần Thơ city’s Việt Nam Fatherland Front Committee. — VNS