Vietnam ready to stay at front of Industry 4.0: Deputy Minister

Monday, 2017-09-18 14:44:33
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At the plenary session (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA - Vietnam determines to transform from a consumer to a provider of future technologies and services, ready to stay at the front door of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), according to Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Dai Duong.

Duong made the remarks at the Plenary Session of the 2017 Vietnam-Japan Scientific Exchange Meeting (VJSE2017), themed “Connecting people: Shaping the future”, held at the Shibaura Institute of Technology in Tokyo recently.

He stressed the important role of overseas Vietnamese researchers in contributing to the development of Vietnam’s science and technology sector and reiterated the ministry’s support to activities connecting research communities as the VJSE has done.

The VJSE2017, the tenth of its kind, was co-organised by the Vietnamese Youth and Student Association in Japan (VYSA) and the Vietnamese Academic Network of Japan (VANJ).

It attracted over 230 delegates from Japan, Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, Australia and Taiwan (China), including about 200 from Japan’s leading universities and research institutes. It aimed to serve as a forum for promoting the scientific collaboration and culture exchanges between the two countries.

Speakers to the meeting delivered presentations on different aspects of Industry 4.0 and Vietnam-Japan trade, including Applied Physical Science, Micro and Nano Materials, IT and Computer Science, Bio Medical, Environment Civil, Bio Materials, Agriculture and Economics Law.