A mobile applications laboratory (mLab) was launched at the Ho Chi Minh City Hi-Tech Park on Sept. 17 to promote mobile applications development in East Asia and support businesses and individuals in the field.

With the launch, mLab East Asia is a new member of the three-lab network in Kenya , Armenia and South Africa .

With an investment of about 380,000 USD provided by the Finland government and Nokia company, the projects of the lab will provide an opening environment for entrepreneurs to work, exchange and use equipment, with the aim of developing mobile applications and starting their business.

In additions, the projects will also provide professional services, technical training courses as well as connect businessmen with markets, community and investors.-VNA