General meeting of Hochiminh City High Technology Association foundation

General meeting of Hochiminh City High Technology Association foundationFriday, 14 October 2011 11:19

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Approved by scientists and enterprise operating in high technology fields, The Hochiminh City High Technology Association was first established in Vietnam. The General meeting for establishment was organized on July 2 2011 at Palace Hotel, Hochiminh City.

The Hochiminh City High Technology Association was permitted to establish by Chairman of Hochiminh City People’s Committee under Decision No. 2171/QĐ-UBND dated 28th April 2011. The Association is a voluntary organization of enterprises, scientists, institutes training high technology human resources; institutes studying, developing and transfering high technologies especially in the fields of education, health care, environment, energy, information technology, science, marine technology, nano technology and biotechnology.

The Association’s activities will contribute to support Hochiminh city to change the development model, boosting economic structure in the direction of increasing the quality and competitiveness, in which four most important industries having high density of high technology and added value such as mechanical manufacture, electronic telecom, biotechnology, chemicals and pharmaceuticals along with 9 breakthrough-service groups requiring high technology.

Representatives of the departments in the meeting were from: Hochiminh Department of Science and Technology, HCMC Domestic Affairs, Hochiminh City Vietnam National University, Union of Hochiminh City Associations of Science and Technique, Hochiminh City High Tech Park, and Hochiminh City Investment and Trade Promotion Center.

The meeting agreed to assign the 1st term of office of Executive Committee including Chairman – Prof.Dr. Tran Chi Dao, two Deputy Chairman – Dr Dao Ha Trung and Dr. Nguyen Duc Nghia, four members – Dr. Nguyen Tien Dung, Prof.Dr. Dao Van Luong, Prof.Dr. Dang Mau Chien and MSc. Ngo Duc Hoang.

Hochiminh City High Technology Association is governed by Hochiminh City Department of Science and Technology; it has legal status, own stamps and can open bank account bank as regulated by the government.