Commencement of Vietnam National Innovation Center and Vietnam International Innovation Expo 2021

Sunday, 04/07/2021, 14:55 GMT+7

On the morning 09 January 2021, the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the Commencement Ceremony of Vietnam National Innovation Center (NIC). And grand opening of Vietnam International Innovation Expo 2021 – VIIE 2021) in Hoa Lac High-Tech Park, Hanoi.

Also attending were Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, leaders of central and local ministries, departments and branches; representatives of embassies, international organizations, associations, research institutes, universities, high schools, investment funds, technology groups, innovative start-ups and professionals. experts, scientists, etc. The event was organized by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

The Prime Minister and delegates pressed construction commencement button of the National Innovation Center and opened the Vietnam International Innovation Exhibition 2021

Innovation became “key to success”

Delivering speech at the ceremony, Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized. Over the past 20 years, reality proved that innovation plays important role in motivating productivity, efficiency, growth and competitiveness of the country in long term. For this reason, innovation has become the “key to success” and one of the most important “helpful weapons” in the socio-economic development strategies of most countries and regions.

He affirmed that Vietnam’s Party and State also early recognized the decisive role of innovation in renewing the growth model. Foundation for high and sustainable growth and creation of quality jobs is established. The context of the 4.0 industrial revolution, with the rapid change of digital platforms, connection of things, big data, automation and artificial intelligence. We are forced to adapt to it and strongly act.

The Prime Minister affirmed that Vietnam was honored by the international community as a dynamic and fast-growing economy in Asia with an average GDP growth of 6.3% over the past 10 years. Year 2020, we were one of the 16 most successful emerging economies. The dual goal of repelling the epidemic and maintaining a positive growth rate (2.91%) was successfully realized. Vietnam is one of the fastest growing countries in the world.

Most importantly, Vietnam's prestige and influence is increasing in the international arena. The material and spiritual life of the people is richer and better off, even in rural, mountainous and island areas.

According to him, to realize the goals and aspiration of becoming a developed country, we must rely on knowledge, science and technology, and especially innovation, which is an important inherent factor of economic growth. It is new technology and the right human resources (capable of using, controlling and creating new technologies) that are decisive for long-term growth, the key to our breakthrough in development.

View of Phuong Nam panel factory from height

The exhibition was attended by a large number of participants

The Vietnam International Innovation Exhibition 2021 was organized for the first time, but evaluated to have attracted many attendants. With 156 stands of 113 domestic enterprises, 22 FDI enterprises and 21 institutes, schools. Quality and diversity of innovative products show big potential of Vietnam’s organizations, enterprises and makers.

Many stands really attracted attention for their quality of innovation. Among them, there was the stall introducing products and production line of building materials “Soundproof, insulating, fire resistant, anti-heat panel” of Phuong Nam Soundproof Insulating Company. Along with the stall introducing “Green building materials”, Phuong Nam Panel was trusted and selected by the Ministry of Planning and Investment for the investment in construction of a VIP room with the company's own materials to function as the lounge hall to receive high-ranking government delegates who attend and direct this Exhibition.

Khởi công Trung tâm Đổi mới sáng tạo quốc gia và Triển lãm quốc tế đổi mới sáng tạo Việt Nam 2021

General Director of Phuong Nam company - Mr. Giap Van Thanh participated the talk at the Exhibition

Exchanged with Reporter, the General Director of Phuong Nam Soundproof Insulating Company, Giap Van Thanh affirmed: “With nearly 30 years of operating in the field of building material production, Phuong Nam Panel is successful thank to technological breakthrough. It researched, learned and invested in new advanced and modern technology. It creates breakthrough for products, meets demanding requirements of customers. “Green materials - Green projects” are created, protecting human health and environment. Panel products of Phuong Nam are both light, easy to install and durable. Thanks to its weather resistance, fireproof, soundproof and insulating (warm in winter, cool in summer), it saves power. Construction cost in case of Phuong Nam Panel is also 30% cheaper than that of conventional materials. Phuong Nam Soundproof Insulating Company has just been awarded “LEED GOLD V4” certificate according to the U.S standards by United States Green Building Council for its Panel Factory No.2 (in Cu Chi, HCMC)”.

Khởi công Trung tâm Đổi mới sáng tạo quốc gia và Triển lãm quốc tế đổi mới sáng tạo Việt Nam 2021

Enterprises present inside the house funded by Phuong Nam.

Giap Van Thanh was proud to say: The VIP house that was installed by Phuong Nam in today Exhibition was given to Vietnam National Innovation Center. It will be used as operating house at Lang - Hoa Lac High-Tech Park.

The VIP house installed by Phuong Nam Panel at the Exhibition

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