Two fairs on industry and technology and biological equipment will take place in Hanoi from October 21-24.

Covering 4,500sq.m, the Vietnam International Industrial Fair 2014 (VIIF), will attract 250 businesses including 100 foreign companies from Russia, the Republic of Korea, China, Malaysia and Chinese Taiwan.

The participating firms specialise in many fields including energy, mining, mechanical engineering, support industries and technology.

Meanwhile, Biotechmart 2014, organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology, is described as a good opportunity for scientists from the biotechnology sector to present their research and help enterprises to access advanced technologies.

Seminars on the application of biotechnology in agriculture, pharmaceutical and environmental treatment will also be held on the sidelines of the event.-VNA