2nd ENHANCE Round Table “Promoting research applications via university spin-offs"
The 2nd ENHANCE Round Table “Promoting research applications via university spin-offs" took place on the 27th of October at Can Tho city, Vietnam, hosted by Can Tho University.
It brought together managers and researchers from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Research Institutes, Science and Technology (S&T) authorities, representatives from the private sector and relevant stakeholders in Vietnam to exchange ideas on promoting research applications via university spin-offs.
There were 55 participants who participated in the discussion aiming to:
• Encourage dialogue between HE authorities and private companies.
• Suggest ideas for establishing more successful university spin-offs.
• Give reccommendations to authorities for better policies towards spin-offs.
• Come up with conclusions to be included in the ENHANCE White Paper: “Recommendations towards improving R&I management and Implementation in Vietnam”.
Following the Round table, an ENHANCE Coordination meeting was held in which GCU presented the workplan for Replication Trainings Workshops & on-line trainings and HCM-USSH introduced the draft of MoU for the ENHANCE network establishment. The next workshop will take place in March, 2018 at Thai Nguyen City and will be hosted by Thai Nguyen University (HUAF).