On August 8, 2017 a signing ceremony was held between the Management Board of Da Nang Hi-tech Park and the University of Da Nang to build a strategic and comprehensive cooperative relationship. Dr. Phung Tan Viet, Member of the Party Committee, President of Management Board of Da Nang Hi-tech Park and Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nam, Member of the Party Committee, Director of the University of Da Nang co-signed the MOU and gave speeches and discussions about the project. Attending and witnessing the signing ceremony were representatives of leaders of the divisions and civil servants of the two parties.
Views of the signing ceremony. Photo by Bich Hong
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Phung Tan Viet said that Da Nang Hi-tech Park, one of the three national Hi-tech Parks, and the University of Da Nang, a regional university, aims to become the leading research university in the ASEAN region. Strategic cooperation between the two sides is very important, the premise of the partnership is to support the promotion of research and development (R & D) activities, commercialization of technology products, coordination in training and providing high quality human resources, contributing to the development of high value added products for the society, contributing to the development of Da Nang Hi-tech Park in the direction of becoming a regional and world-class Hi-tech Park.
Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nam said that the cooperation between the two parties is in line with the model of linking "Hi-tech Park - University" in countries and territories such as Japan, France, Taiwan, etc. to promote science and technology activities alongside Hi-tech manufacturing. The University of Da Nang owns facilities, laboratories, and equipment to meet requirements of R & D activities in the Park. In addition, the University of Da Nang will support the Management Board of Da Nang Hi-tech Park to establish cooperation with international research and training institutions to promote R & D activities and to develop high quality human resources for service Da Nang Hi-tech Park.
Dr. Phung Tan Viet and Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nam unanimously appreciated the need to promote the strategic, comprehensive, and substantive cooperation between the Management Board of Da Nang Hi-tech Park and the University of Da Nang.
The MOU will bring the two sides to a new development step which is the necessary foundation and motivation to create favorable conditions for to implement practical and effective cooperation programs, in order to contribute effectively to the socio-economic development of The Central - Central Highlands and the whole country.
(Management Board of Da Nang Hi-tech Park)