VinFuture Sci-Tech Week: Symposium looks into science for life

Thứ Tư, 21/12/2022, 14:39

Resilient agriculture session in the new normal, advanced materials for future energy storage, and precision cancer therapy were the topic of discussion at a symposium in Hanoi on December 19.

The “Science for Life” took place within the framework of the second VinFuture Sci-Tech Week, which is taking place from December 17-21 with the participation of thousands of scientists, policy makers and businesspeople at home and abroad.

In his opening remarks, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy highlighted science-technology, innovation and creation as major drivers taking Vietnam to the list of top 15 agricultural exporters in the world, saying science-technology contributes about 30% of the added value in the Vietnamese farming sector.

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A session of the symposium (Photo: VNA)

The function looked into solutions as well as projections of important changes in people’s lives enabled by the effective application of science and technology.

The VinFuture Foundation, an independent, not-for-profit foundation in Vietnam founded by and financed by Pham Nhat Vuong, Chairman of Vingroup JSC, and his wife Pham Phu Huong.

Its mission is to build a future where breakthrough scientific research and technological innovations empower people, positively enhance their lives, and create a more equitable and sustainable world for future generations.