The message of the World Intellectual Property Day 2020 puts innovation and intellectual property rights promoting innovation as the center of efforts to create a green future.
Being considered as one of top-ranking dynamic economies with high openess in the region, Viet Nam will has oriented to integrate more deeply and widely. Therefore, it is imperative that Viet Nam should update international trends on enhancing intellectual property right protection at more strict level.
With the promulgation of the Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy until 2030, Vietnam's IP system is expected to have great development which creates a driving force for innovation as well as dissemination of creative products, thereby enriching intellectual property (IP) assets - a resource of national internal power directly serving for sustainable development.
An extraordinary session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)’s General Assemblies is scheduled to be held in May 2020 with a view to approving the candidate nominated by the Coordination Committee as Director General for the term from 2020 to 2026.
The leadership of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Viet Nam (MOST) and the leadership of the Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam (IP Viet Nam) sent letters to congratulate Mr. Daren Tang to be nominated for the post of the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for the term from 2020 to 2026.
Domestic scientific and technological units have quickly carried out research and initially produced remarkable results in the prevention and fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. Notably, scientists from the Military Medical Academy and Viet A Corporation have successfully produced a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) test kit, helping Vietnam to take the initiative in testing the disease.
The first batch of 7,500 SARS-CoV-2 test kits produced in Vietnam will be shipped to Ukraine and Finland this week.
Qualcomm Vietnam held a webinar on March 12 to launch a start-up competition aiming to select and support new ideas that will accelerate innovation in Vietnam.
The Australian Embassy in Vietnam on March 12 stated that the Australian government has announced its support for Vietnam to implement a study themed “Technological change in Vietnam – How technology contributes to productivity and economic growth.”
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed Directive No. 09/CT-TTg asking for more favourable conditions for start-ups.