A ceremony was held in Hanoi on April 15 to present the Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) Award and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) 2010 Award for scientific and technological creations.

The VIFOTEC award was given to 41 projects involved in mechanics automation, material technology, information technology, electronics, telecoms, bio-technology, environmental-friendly technology, proficient use of natural resources, energy saving, and use of new energy.

The International Intellectual Property Organisation presented its awards to the best enterprise in applying intellectual property system in its production, the best project, the best female scientist, and the best young scientist in the intellectual property field.

Doctor Vu Thi Thuan from Traphaco Joint Stock Company earned the WIPO’s best female author prize.

The Ha Long Viglacera Joint Stock Company, majoring in manufacturing clay bricks and flooring tiles, became the only enterprise to win the WIPO award. The company trademark has been registered in Vietnam and many countries worldwide such as Canada , Russia , Italy , the Republic of Korea and the US. /.