Connecting innovation and entrepreneurship in universities – University of Languages and International Studies – VNU,Hanoi

Connecting innovation and entrepreneurship in universities

On May 12th, 2022, ULIS-VNU held a conference under the theme “connect innovation and entrepreneurship in universities”.

The conference aims to exchange and share among experts, lecturers, organizations and businesses about innovation and entrepreneurship activities at universities. The program is within the framework of activities under the task of “Improving specialized capacity for some subjects in the ecosystem” chaired by ULIS-VNU, under the Project “Supporting the national innovation startup ecosystem by 2025” (Project 844).

Delivering her speech at the opening ceremony, Vice President Ha Le Kim Anh said that this was an important event of the University and also expected the event to create valuable results that would spread in the near future.

In his speech, Dr. Vu Tuan Anh – Deputy Director of Science and Technology Department, VNU, acknowledged the efforts of ULIS in building a mentoring network for the innovation and entrepreneurship activities of VNU.

At the conference, the organizing committee gave certificates to trainees who completed the training course under the task of enhancing the intensive capacity for some objects in the ecosystem under project 844.

Following the program was a useful forum for experts, lecturers, organizations, businesses and students to talk and discuss about innovation and entrepreneurship activities at universities.

One of the important activities of the program is mentoring activities between experts and students, and student project groups. The 20 groups of students selected to participate in the Igniting the Creative Startup competition discussed with experts to prepare for the upcoming competition.