The Hanoitimes - The biggest-ever event is expected to bring foreign investors to Vietnam and innovate sustainability for Vietnamese startup ecosystems. The Hanoi Innovation Summit is a brand new international event held for the first time in Hanoi, attracting more than 100 international speakers, hundreds of domestic and foreign innovators, investors and startups, and more than 3,000 attendees. Hanoi Innovation Summit - the biggest-ever event attracting global innovators and investors to Vietnam. Photo: HIS Taking place on August 29-30, the summit is co-created by two France-based companies Schoolab and Startup Sesame, and is co-hosted by the Hanoi People’s Committee and the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Major tech players attending Hanoi Innovation Summit (HIS) include AWS, Microsoft, IBM, TechCrunch, NBC News, Golden Gate Venture, Click Ventures, among others. Experts are those from Finnish ecological champion Nordic 247 to South-Korean-based … [Read more...] about How big is Hanoi Innovation Summit?
Collaborative innovation center
Michael Maltese, director of Cisco' Innovation, Asia-Pacific, Japan and China, speaking at the Singaprore Co-innovation Center launching event While it is the first in the ASEAN, Cisco’s latest Co-Innovation Center in Singapore is its 14th globally. What role will this new Cisco Co-Innovation Center play in your strategy? Singapore is a world-leader in innovation, and we are excited to work with the local government, startups, partners, and customers to extend that spirit of innovation and drive new digital solutions that improve economic and social conditions. Singapore joins our global network of Co-Innovation Centers, with the mandate to identify, collaborate, and co-engineer innovative solutions beyond Cisco’s traditional offerings that move the dial for our customers and partners. The Co-Innovation Center will serve as a meaningful catalyst for digital innovation and development, particularly in the IoT and cybersecurity space. It will enable us to realise the … [Read more...] about Cisco Co Innovation Centers accelerate opportunities
Providing high-quality living standards to attract talents The municipal authorities have already established its intention to ‘encourage creativity among the public for urban development in the period from 2018 – 2020 and further’. As said by Secretary of HCMC’s Central Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, most of the existing trouble in the city could be tackled if this creativity is at its full power. It is high time that the local government fostered innovation movements among all laborers as well as the authorities. Learning from real examples of successfully developed cities thanks to their innovation force, which possesses the three specific features of Technology, Talent, and Tolerance, HCMC is going to focus on transforming itself into a city with high-quality living standards. This is supposed to attract and then retain sufficient talented human resources. According to Mike Douglass from Hawaii University of the US, a good city for living owns these … [Read more...] about HCMC sets target of innovative city
The signing of the MoU to build Ericsson Vietnam’s IoT Innovation Hub The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology last week marked an important milestone in the 25 years of operations of Ericsson Vietnam. Why did you choose to make the move this time? The IoT Innovation Hub will be jointly established in 2019 by Ericsson and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) at Hoa Lac High-Tech Park. Its prime purpose is to accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0 innovative applications across industries such as manufacturing, transport, and agriculture, making these industries more efficient and accessible through digital transformation. IoT marries the physical world to cyberspace, ensuring that objects or things, in addition to people, are connected to high speed mobile Internet. Ericsson predicts that the number of cellular IoT connections is expected to reach 4.1 billion by 2024 – increasing at an annual growth … [Read more...] about Sowing the seeds of IoT Innovation
According to a Savills market report for the second quarter of 2018, the total office space in HCMC had reached almost 1.8 million square meters, a 2 percent rise quarter-on-quarter and 10 percent year-on-year, while average occupancy was steady at 96 percent. Tu Thi Hong An, associate director of commercial leasing, Savills HCMC, said after over 7 percent grade A rental growth in 2017, the momentum is expected to continue with record growth in 2019 and 2020. It is crucial for office occupiers to carefully analyze their needs, plan ahead and manage future occupancy costs effectively, she said. Friendship Tower grade A office project in 31 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1, HCMC. The Vietnamese market has the potential to develop more sophisticated office projects in line with global trends, and so the design, standard and functionality of new projects would likely change in the coming years, she predicted. By 2020 the market is expected to add some 516,000 square meters of new office … [Read more...] about Friendship Tower, a step up in office building innovation