More than 200 research institutes and centres, universities and businesses are showcasing their latest scientific and technological advances at the Techmart Dak Nong 2013, which opened in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on November 12.

On display are 1,000 technical products relating to materials, mineral processing, bio-technology, and information technology.

The Science and Technology Departments of 26 provinces also bring their technologies and equipment while taking the opportunities to connect with other localities and scientists.

The focal fields at the event are agro-aquatic-forestry, food processing, mechanical engineering, electricity, electronics, automatics, information technology, materials-chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

Within the framework of the fair, several workshops and forums will be held for managers, scientists, businesses and farmers to together seek solutions for tapping potentials in the region as well as addressing their difficulties.

The event, jointly organised by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the People’s Committees of Dak Nong province and HCM City, will last until November 15.-VNA