On 19 June 2019, Aus4Innovation program launched an 18 month pilot capacity building program for public research organisations and government commercialisation institutions.
In partnership with the National Agency for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Development (NATEC), participants from the Viet Nam National University of Agriculture (VNUA), the Viet Nam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), the Can Tho University (CTU), and National commercialisation units including Viet Nam Climate Innovation Center (VCIC), National Institute of Patent and Technology Exploitation (NIPTEX) took part in a program designed to professionalise their knowledge, skills and abilities in science commercialisation and partnerships.
The program aims to transfer knowledge and build practical skills through mentoring and experiential learning. It will also build innovation relationships to help unlock the agriculture and food knowledge and technology within their organisations and launch science results into the market.
At the end, the program will deliver enhanced capacity in science commercialisation and partnerships at both individual and institutional levels.
For more information see the Aus4Innovation website.