Ha Noi Innovation Summit held


VGP – The 2019 Ha Noi Innovation Summit is taking place at the National Convention Centre on August 29-30.

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The opening ceremony was attended by Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai; as well as members of the Party Central Committee: Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

The summit also gathered over 3,000 experts, investors, groups and start-ups from Vietnam and foreign countries around the world.

Focusing on innovation for sustainability and multi-sectoralinclusions in emerging economies, experts and enterprises discussed issues: “Our planet and cities – at the level of infrastructure’ and ‘Organisations and our lives – creativity at the human level’.

An exhibition featuring products, services, solutions and technologies of creative start-up enterprises as well as meetings and trading activities among domestic and foreign start-ups will also be held on the sidelines of the Ha Noi Innovation Summit.

Speaking at the two-day summit, Chairman of the Ha NoiPeople’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung called it an important event for the capital city’s start-up community.

This year’s summit will not only help start-ups develop but also connect investors, experts and start-ups together, contributing to upholding the start-up spirit among the community in Hanoi in particular and across the country in general, he added.

He also committed that the municipal authorities would create the most favourable conditions for start-up enterprises.

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung also expressed his believe that with the achievements over recent years, Ha Noi would become a leading locality in creative start-up in the country.

Representatives at the summit said the event will promote awareness of start-ups among the community, especially for students, young people and academics. It will also serve to promote investment and trade in the technology sector.

Sidelines events include an exhibition of products, services, technologies and solutions offered by innovative startups, business matching activities and a startup idea contest./.

By Vien Nhu