Profile Saigon Innovation Hub
In May 2016, the Government issued Decision No. 844 on the issuance of the project "Support for a National Innovation Innovation Initiative to 2025". This is a great national policy that will have a positive impact on innovation and entrepreneurship today. In the past time, implementing the direction of the City, the Department of Science and Technology has developed a program of action "supporting small and medium enterprises innovation, enhancing competitiveness and international integration. ", Which contains the content suitable for the tasks of Project 844 mentioned above. Especially, in the process of compiling this program, we have received the active support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). In order to successfully implement this program, in addition to the City's tectonic role and orientation, the program certainly needs the participation of the start-up community. In particular, the extension of consultations, the creation of conditions for the start-up community to access public resources, public-private partnerships (PPPs), etc. are positive and optimal solutions for the common goal of moving to a City. City of creative start-up.
Saigon Innovation Hub was formed to help the Department of Science and Technology implement activities to connect, support, promote entrepreneurship and innovation of the city. Through SIHUB, the start-up community will make use of the City's public support policies and resources.
The Department of Science and Technology will always commit the role of creating and directing SIHUB to be truly a connecting point and create synergy from the socio-economic development promoting community in the direction of Ho Chi Minh City. Minh.
We also sincerely thank the Asian Development Bank (ADB), MBI, the Private Sector Initiative for the Mekong Region, and the Vietnam-Finland Innovation Partnership Program (IPP). The same individuals and organizations have supported us during the past time.
We sincerely thank the distinguished guests and representatives of the media who attended the launch today. We wish you health and success. Chinh Sach
Nguyen Viet Dung
Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology
(Excerpted from Saigon Innovation Hub launch - August 2016)