Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The Vietnam Frontier Summit 2018, a one-day conference, will take place in Hanoi on October 6 with the theme ‘Fostering innovation with frontier technologies’.

The event is expected to achieve objectives including strengthening and supporting frontier tech start-ups in building a sustainable business; creating strong connections and synergy of stakeholders in the frontier tech ecosystem; and promoting frontier tech such as AI, IoT, blockchain and AR/VR and the applications of these technologies in real projects.

At the summit, experts and founders will discuss the context of the tech start-up ecosystem in Vietnam, as well as share experiences and solutions to enhance start-up capacity in the stated context.

The summit will also feature the event ‘Always Be Raising’ where top local and international investors will share the potential for technology start-ups in Vietnam. In addition, this is also an opportunity for startups to meet, find investors and raise funding. It will also exhibit products and services to establish credibility in the market and attract investment.

The forum, to be organised by Innovatube with sponsorship from the Ministry of Science and Technology, is expected to gather more than 2,000 developers, researchers, entrepreneurs and investors in Vietnam and from other countries in Southeast Asia.-VNS/VNA