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Hanoi (VNA) –The Prime Minister has approved a plan to develop the network of public science-technology organisations by 2020, with a vision through 2030. 

Accordingly, investment will focus on developing 15 organisations that meet international and regional standards by 2020 and 30 by 2030. 

By 2020, 55 percent of the research staff will have at least acquired master’s degrees. Of these, at least 20 percent will have PhDs. The figures are expected to reach 70 percent and 30 percent, respectively by 2030. 

From 2016 to 2020, the plan aims to develop the network of organisations that research strategy, policy and technology-economic norms, as well as for the application and services of science and technology under the central agencies, ministries, ministerial level bodies and others. 

The plan also noted other targets to be achieved, including restructuring and strengthening the management and financial autonomy among science and technology organisations at all levels.-VNA