A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac took part in the 2014 Summer Davos Forum, which opened in China’s northern city of Tianjin on September 10.

Taking place in the context of global economic recovery, this year’s forum, themed “Creating value through innovation”, has drawn more than 1,600 politicians, scholars, researchers and businesspeople from 90 countries and territories worldwide.

Also known as the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014, the event aims to look for new industries and technologies to ensure the sustainable recovery of the world economy.

Participants will discuss scientific and technological innovations in five major fields including data analysis, Nano technology, man-made intelligence, nerve science and non-traditional energy as well as their impacts on economy and society.

They will also focus on a number of hot issues such as social stability, innovation and industry, science and technology, and creativeness and culture during about 140 seminars.

According to Tac, via this forum, the Vietnamese delegation wants to seek solutions for the national economy as it is now facing big changes and challenges.

The Summer Davos Forum has been held in China annually since 2007.-VNA