A technological transfer centre between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) opened in Hanoi on October 19.

As a joint project between the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) and Vietnam ’s National Agency for Science and Technology Information (NASATI), the centre aims to facilitate the exchange of information on science and technology, especially new technologies, thus promoting cooperation activities between the two sides in this field.

The main tasks of the centre are to connect the two countries’ businesses, organise seminars and conferences on science and technology and human resource training programme, as well as boost technological transfer through exhibitions.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, KIAT President Yong-Geun Kim affirmed the RoK side’s commitment to funding the centre’s activities in order to boost the scientific and technological development of the two nations.

Also at the ceremony, NASATI and KIAT signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in scientific and technological transfer./.