On November 1st 2020, the Closing Ceremony of Techdemo - Techmart - Growtech - Startup - Job Fair Week was held by Vietnam National University of Agriculture. With various exciting and meaningful activities, this year event has contributed to introduce, promote the development of science and technology, technology transferring and application, and to expand the cooperation between research institutes, universities, and enterprises.

 Performances by VNUA students

Speaking at the Ceremony, Mr. Tran Van Tung, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology (MOST) addressed that the Techdemo - Techmart - Growtech - Startup - Job Fair Week had completed all activities of the program, providing more information to enterprises in not only technology field, but also the cooperation, investment, startup opportunities and at the same time, concentrating on solving enterprises specific problems, providing information to support them in orientate their development, technological innovation in the context of international integration.

Mr. Tung stated that after the event, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) will direct the State Agency for Technology Innovation and related departments, enterprises to continue implementing the achieved results to improve efficiency and promote application activities, technology transfer as well as continue organizing technical consultancy activities, technological introduction events in the upcoming time.

Mr. Tran Van Tung addresses at the Closing Ceremony 

With the sponsorship of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), from 2014, VNUA has created the Agriculture Startup Program with the mission of becoming a stepping stone to promote the development of Vietnamese startup community. In 2020, the Innovation Agriculture Startup Contest 2020 with the theme “Agriculture Startup 2020: Innovation and Technology” was organized by VNUA in association with Vietnam Climate Innovation Center (VCIC) and the Ministry of Science and Technology.

After intense rounds, 07 best startup projects were awarded this year.  The first prize went to Mrs. Nguyen Thi Dieu Linh with VIBALE project.

Mr. Tran Van Tung and Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan present the first prize for the VIBALE project owner 
Food Development Team AP-VNUA won the second prize for the project “Improving and developing traditional products from rice and natural active ingredients” 
wo third prizes awarded to “Green Life Project” and “Apply biotechnology to make products to treat nitrogen compounds used in aquaculture” 
Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cuong and Mr. Pham Duc Nghiem presents 02 consolation prizes and the most popular project award 

The Techdemo - Techmart - Growtech - Startup - Job Fair Week 2020 has been a great success. The event is not only a national stature activity in science and technology field, but it also contributes significantly to promote the application, transfer and innovation of technology in enterprises and local organizations, thereby, contributing to the implementation of the Government’s resolutions on improving the goods competitiveness of enterprises, creating opportunity for scientists to apply their study results to production, socio-economy development in a practical way.

Organizing Committee and distinguished guests