German Science Day in Hanoi
Opening the day, the Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Science and Technology (MoST) Mr. Duy, the German ambassador Dr. Hildner, and the Head of Unit in the German Federal Ministry for Education and Reserch (BMBF) Ms. Meyer spoke on cooperation in research with Vietnam. The presentations about current research projects demonstrated the wide range of topics that are the focus of scientific and application-oriented cooperation. Key areas for research cooperation with Vietnam include the fields of sustainable use of resources and global change, and these topics were represented by numerous projects within the BMBF funding programme “CLIENT II – International Partnerships for Sustainable Innovation”. The event also offered the participants numerous opportunties for networking.