Another milestone in Australia – Vietnam innovation cooperation

July 5th, 2023

Exciting news! Aus4Innovation, the flagship program of the innovation cooperation between Australia and Vietnam has been officially extended to 2028, making it a 10-year program with total budget of AUD 33.5 million.

Today, the Australia-Vietnam Innovation Partnership Day was held to showcase all of Aus4Innovation’s achievements to date and celebrate the extension.

Active across 37 provinces in Vietnam, from 2018 to 2023 Aus4Innovation has explored emerging areas of technology and digital transformation, trialled new models for partnerships between public and private sector institutions, and strengthened Vietnamese capability in digital foresight, scenario planning, science commercialisation, and innovation policy.

In the coming time, the program will put a stronger focus on Vietnam’s priority areas, such as resilient agriculture and food, as well as introducing appropriate interventions for the digital era, including responsible artificial intelligence.