News and Updates
Vietnam National AI strategy up and running
Given the inevitable role that artificial intelligence (AI) will play in Vietnam’s Future Digital Economy, Australia – through its #Aus4Innovation […]
How AI Accelerator teams see the future of AI in Vietnam
Five Vietnamese artificial intelligence start-ups with innovative ideas and products are putting their ideas to the test as part of […]
Meet the value chain benefiting from the CoolChain project
The vegetable sector is an important source of employment and income for many people, especially women, living in provincial areas […]
Meet Thanh Van Dang, A4I Steering Committee member and the next Asia Society-Victoria Distinguished Fellow
Thanh Van Dang, a member of the A4I Steering Committee, and founder and CEO of Savvycom was recently named as […]
Teams named in final stage of AI Accelerator Challenge
Congratulations to the five teams who successfully made it through to the final stage of the AI Accelerator Challenge 2021! […]
Aus4Innovation supporting Viet Nam’s science-driven development goals
The Commercialisation PLUS How-to Guide – a collaboration between Australian and Vietnamese researchers and commercialisation experts – has been released […]
First national guide for inclusive science commercialisation
Did you know, more than 90% of the research results from universities and research institutions in Vietnam are not applied […]
A strong partnership delivering impact through innovation
Over the past two years, the Aus4Innovation Program has strengthened connections between Australia and Vietnam and delivered real impact. This […]
Aus4Innovation prepares for second phase to 2025
Aligning with Vietnam’s digital transformation and knowledge-driven growth objective – which has been accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic – […]
Science commercialization guidebook for Vietnam to be released via Australian program
A science commercialization guidebook for Vietnamese universities and research institutions would be announced next Tuesday, the Australian Embassy in Vietnam […]
Aus4Innovation helps lobster famers protect their stock in Phu Yen
Lobster farming is a lucrative yet risky business as the lobsters are raised in the sea and any changes in […]
15 start-ups selected to participate in pre-accelerator bootcamp of AI Accelerator Challenge 2021
From drone technology that may see parcels delivered right to your balcony, to an AI content filter to help keep […]
Australia funds innovation in Vietnam
Aus4Innovation, an Australian development assistance program, is offering grants worth AUD1.5 million (US$1.13 million) to fund innovation in Vietnam. Tom […]
Australian Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam visits Khanh Hoa
Le Huu Hoang, Standing Vice-chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee welcomed Andrew Barnes, Australian Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam on […]
Australian tech helps vegetable famers in Son La to keep things cool
The vegetable sector is an important source of employment and income for local people, especially women, in Son La province, […]
Australia offers funding opportunities for digitalisation initiatives
Hanoi, 15 March 2021 – Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants has kicked off its 2021 round with up to AUD 1.5 million […]
Celebrating women in innovation
International Women’s Day (8 March) celebrates the achievements of women around the globe. The Aus4Innovation program is proud to partner […]
Aus4Innovation signs new partnership agreement with Can Tho University
After a successful 2020 partnership, Can Tho University (CTU) and Aus4Innovation have signed a new agreement for 2021. Can Tho […]
Acceleration opportunity for Vietnamese AI start-ups is open for registration
Are you a Vietnamese start-up in artificial intelligence (AI) with an innovative idea or product? The AI Accelerator Challenge 2021 […]
New cool chain is a key to scaling up safe vegetables value chain in Son La
Funded by the Innovation Partnership Grants, a project that enables low-cost cool chains for the transportation of vegetables was launched […]
Australia supports mangrove aquaculture development
A project to develop an environment monitoring system for mangrove aquaculture (AQUAM) was started this month in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. The […]
Vietnam’s first trainers in science and commercialization are ready
Bridging the gap between research and application is a complicated process in which research institutes need to think strategically on […]
Australia-supported AI Hackathon announces winners
Congratulations to Hoori, Doctor Assistant AI and Agrion on beating more than 30 other innovative ideas to win the RESET […]
The 4th International workshop on MEMS and sensor system 2020
In Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest urban area in Vietnam, floods badly affect more than 60% of the city’s […]
Ambassador Mudie presents water filtration system to flood victims in Central Vietnam
We recently announced that #Aus4Innovation funded partnership, UTS Rapido Vietnam, had re-designed its water filtration systems to turn flood water […]
Australia provides new tech platform to transform breast cancer detection in Vietnam
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Vietnamese women, with over 10,000 new cases diagnosed annually. Today we launched VIETRAD, an online platform developed over the last year that uses machine learning technology to test, monitor and improve radiologic diagnosis of breast cancer.
Australia-Vietnam Partnership in Agriculture
Agriculture is a key area of trade and cooperation between Australia and Vietnam. Australian consumers enjoy high-quality Vietnamese fruit, cashew […]
Australian-supported AI Hackathon open for registration
The RESET 1010 Hackathon, one of the key events in the leadup to Vietnam Artificial Intelligence Day 2020 (AI4VN 2020), […]
Handover of water treatment systems to households in need in Central Vietnam
Providing clean drinking water is a priority as authorities respond to the devastating storms and flooding that continue to impact […]
Video: Addressing Vietnam’s environmental, social and economic challenges
Watch the video of the second round of the Aus4Innovation Grants. This round is themed around scaling existing Australia – Vietnam innovation partnerships, with five projects receiving funding.
Partnering for Innovation
The Aus4Innovation program is exploring different ways for Vietnamese researchers and businesses to work together to use science and technology to solve industry challenges and improve businesses’ resilience and efficiency.
Looking back: 18 months of Aus4Innovation
It has been a successful 12 months of the Aus4Innovation Program. Discover more about how CSIRO and MoST are working together to support Vietnam's future economy.
Video: Vietnam’s future digital economy
The next wave of digital technologies – artificial intelligence, blockchain, the Internet of Things, and platforms and cloud-based services – has the potential to transform Vietnam into Asia’s next high-performing economy, and to bring up the living standards of all of Vietnam’s citizens over the coming decades.
Video: UTS Rapido
Aquaculture is a major export industry for Vietnam, seriously threatened by mass stock mortality due to water pollution and consequent diseases. Find out more about the technology which will deliver positive outcomes for more than 4,000 people.
Video: The science of sea cucumbers
Sea cucumber is one of the ocean’s weirdest and most wonderful creatures. But its numbers are also reducing. Find out more about the research being conducted to increase sea cucumber productivity.
Video: Vietrad – transforming breast cancer diagnosis across Vietnam
Vietnam will have access to an intelligent system that will have a major impact on improving radiologic diagnosis of early stages of breast cancer. Find out more about Vietrad's technology.
Four ways Australia is working with global partners to fight COVID-19
Here are four ways CSIRO is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic with our global partners.
Congratulations to Vietnam on its high ranking on Innovation Index amid pandemic
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) revealed that Vietnam continues to maintain a high ranking and placed 42nd out of 131 economies around the world for innovation.
No longer science fiction, Artificial Intelligence is transforming healthcare!
Imagine that by wearing a medical device, combined with AI, your doctor will be able to better understand your day-to-day […]
Winners of Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants Round 2 revealed
Five new projects receiving funding through Innovation Partnership Grants, part of the Australian Government’s Aus4Innovation program, were announced today. These projects which are co-led by teams from Australia and Vietnam will be able to scale up their innovative ideas and create sustainable economic and social impact.
Scientists solving Vietnam’s environmental, economic and social challenges
Australian and Vietnamese researchers are teaming up to tackle Vietnam’s biggest environmental, economic and social challenges.
Vietnamese, Australian scientists stepping up innovation in the face of COVID-19
Scientists from Australia’s University of Technology Sydney and its partners in Vietnam are stepping up activities to carry out cooperation projects between the two sides amidst the pandemic.
Artificial Intelligence helps economic recovery from COVID 19 pandemic
As society adapts to the new normal, artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are necessary to digitalise work and life […]
Australia kicks off new initiative assisting Vietnam to apply Artificial Intelligence in post COVID-19 economic recovery
The Australian government announced today its financial support of AUD 650,000 to a new initiative that enables applications of Artificial Intelligence to assist economic recovery in Vietnam post-COVID-19.
Accelerating the transformation of our food systems
Food production shapes the lives of humans and the whole of the Earth. Be it the plough or the refrigerator, […]
You’re invited – ON Virtual Demo Night, Thurs 4 June AEST!
Are you part of the innovation ecosystem? We’re excited to invite you to attend the virtual CSIRO ON Demo Night […]
Virtual technology transfer workshop for Vietnam
UTS has delivered a virtual technology transfer workshop for universities and research institutes in Vietnam, pivoting against constraints imposed by […]
Track to the future: climate change and your city
Wondering what your city’s climate will feel like in 2070? Check out this great tool by National Geographic and find out what Vietnam's number of day's over 35 degrees is predicted to reach in 2080.
CSIRO begins testing Covid-19 vaccines
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has commenced the first stage of testing potential vaccines for COVID-19. The testing, expected to […]
Pioneering IoT sea environment monitoring platform launches in Vietnam
Launch of IoT-enabled sea environment monitoring station in Phu Yen is a significant milestone in the Aus4Innovation project UTS Rapido […]
Celebrating women’s contribution to science and Innovation
Aus4Innovation is celebrating the remarkable contribution of women to innovation, research and sustainable development in Vietnam and around the world. […]
Transforming breast cancer diagnoses in Vietnam
Did you know that every year, Vietnam diagnoses over 10,000 new cases of breast cancer, which is the most common cancer for Vietnamese women?
Second round of Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants launched
Following a successful first round in 2019, with three innovation partnerships receiving a total of more than 1.63 million AUD, the second and final round of Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants kicks off today, with total financial support of 2.32 million AUD available.
Australia supports Vietnam to measure contribution of technology to GDP growth
The Australian Government recently announced support through its Aus4Innovation program for a study on ‘Vietnam’s Technological change – how technology is contributing to productivity and economic growth’.
Training on Intellectual Property for Vietnamese Reasearchers
For researchers, understanding intellectual property (IP) helps to maximise the value of their work by enabling them to negotiate favourable terms and protect themselves against fraud and infringement.
How will Industry 4.0 impact the next generation and influence their future career choices?
What should they study at university to obtain the skills needed for the future? To help high school students from […]
Business partnership for sustainability in central highlands
A workshop hosted by Aus4Innovation program was dedicated to identifying challenges for Central Highland’s agriculture and exploring opportunities for collaboration between industries and researchers.
Commercialising science for impact
At a recent four day training as part of the Aus4Innovation program, researchers from technology application and transfer centres in Vietnam had the opportunity to learn more about this from Australian science commercialization professionals.
Vietnam and Australia work together to strengthen Vietnam’s innovation ecosystem
Aus4Innovation welcomed a delegation of senior Vietnamese researchers and leaders to Australia. They visited commercialisation centres and innovation hubs in Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne to share and exchange learnings on building the innovation ecosystem and commercialisation capacity.
Role of government as innovation enabler discussed by key Ministries
Enhancing skills, enabling innovation and collaboration for Vietnam’s future digital economy were the topics of a roundtable that took place yesterday at the Australian Embassy.
Australian innovation landscape gives inspiration to Vietnam
The Canberra Innovation Network (CBRIN) case study was once again presented as a best practice example of innovation sharing during the workshop ‘Australia – Vietnam: Building Innovation Communities Experience Sharing’.
From lab to market – lessons on science commercialisation from Australia
Australian successes in science commercialisation have revolutionised many industries.
Aus4Innovation partnership grant award addresses water pollution challenges
Ambassador Robyn Mudie together with Vice President of Vietnam National University Pham Bao Son and representatives from both Australia and Vietnam came together to launch the “UTS Rapido Vietnam: Industry 4.0 for water systems” project – a AUD 1 million project awarded under the Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants Program.
Winners of Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants announced
Winners of the first round of the Innovation Partnership Grants, part of the Australian Government’s Aus4Innovation program, were announced today at an award ceremony held in Hanoi and hosted by Aus4Innovation and the Ministry of Science and Technology.