Announcement of the establishment of natural science and engineering Scientific committees for 3-year term from 2015 to 2017

On 10th September 2015, NAFOSTED President signed Decision No. 169/QĐ-HĐQL-NAFOSTED on the establishment of natural science and engineering Scientific committees for 2-year term from 2015 to 2017. Members of Scientific committees are scientists achieving excellent achievements nationwide and elected by their achievements and recommendations from other scientists in accordance with NAFOSTED election regulations.   NAFOSTED is going to hold a conference introducing the new Scientific committees and kicking off basic research proposal review for batch 2015 on Sep 19th 2015. […]

NAFOSTED conference: funding and support program introduction and guidance 2015

According to NAFOSTED work plan 2015, we are going to organize conferences introducing our funding and support program. The conferences will provide detailed instructions on how organizations/individuals register for our funding and support programs, highlight changes/updates in regulations and explain how to prepare an eligible proposal. Below is the conference agenda: Morning: 8:30-11:30 Introduce general information of NAFOSTED and changes/updates in the scientific and financial management structure (Decree No. 23/2014/NĐ-CP of 3rd April 2014 governing NAFOSTED organization Charter) Introduce NAFOSTED […]

Proposal Preparation workshop: Preparedness for the VIIP round 2 call (II/2015)

Previous workshops co-hosted by PMU, NAFOSTED and 2 banks in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city: Call for VIIP proposals – Round 2 (II/2015) Guidance on VIIP proposal preparedness On 1st & 4th September 2015, NAFOSTED held 2 Guidance workshops on proposal preparedness for enterprises, and individuals with interest. The workshops provided more information on Vietnam Inclusive Innovation Project – VIIP and tips for better preparedness for proposers applying in round 2 (II/2015) or the following years’ rounds. Overview of […]

Ta Quang Buu Award Ceremony 2015

On 16th May 2015, Ta Quang Buu Award Ceremony 2015 was held at the Headquarter of Ministry of Science and Technology. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam – member of Party Central Committee, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan – member of Party Central, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac – Award Organization Committee President, the Award Juries and the other members of Award Organization Committee, representative Leaders of Ministries, Committees, industries, leading scientists of Institutes, […]

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT For Project VIIP

VIETNAM INCLUSIVE INNOVATION PROJECT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – DEAD LINE 26-12 The “Vietnam Inclusive Innovation Project” (VIIP), funded by the World Bank’s (IDA) loan and implemented from 2014 to 2018, is seeking for the following positions: a) Local experts for the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) at the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED). Quantity: 4 positions, including a project manager, a monitoring and evaluation expert, an environmental and social expert, and an IT expert. b) International experts for the […]

Conference to Deploy the Selection of Basic Research Projects in Natural Science in 2012

On July 21 2012, the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development  (NAFOSTED) held a conference in Hanoi to deploy the selection of basic research projects in Natural Science in 2012. The conference was attended by the Board of Trustee, Executive Officers and more than 70 scientists who are members of the 2012 – 2015 Scientific Committees in Natural Science. Mr. Le Dinh Tien, Vice-Minister of  Science and Technology cum Chairman of the Board of Trustees, attended and directed the […]

Conference introduced innovative project targeted low-income people

The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Business Development Department in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology’s National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), the Ha Noi University of Technology and representatives from Vietcombank, Vietinbank organized conferences nationwide to introduce the “Innovative Project targeted to low-income people” in Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho City from 27 to 30 September 2013. The project is funded by World Bank (WB) in Vietnam. The conference held in Ho Chi […]

Establishment of NAFOSTED’s Board of Internal Auditors

In order to complete the management and administration system ò the Foundation, recently, the NAFOSTED’s Board of Trustees has appointed the Board of Internal Auditors with following members: – Mrs.Nguyen Thi Mai Phuong, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology – Head of Board – Mr. Nguyen Huu Quan, Chief Inspector 2, Ministry of Science and Technology – Member – Ms. Dao Thi Minh Nguyet – Financial Planning Officer, Ministry of Science and Technology – Member The […]

Conference reviewing 2012 and direction of operations in 2013

On 07/1/2013, in Hanoi, the NAFOSTED held a conference to review 2012 and present work plan for 2013. Those attending the meeting were Dr. Le Dinh Tien, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, the members of the Board of Trustees, representatives of various units of the Ministry of Science and Technology and all officers of the NAFOSTED. At the conference, Dr. Do Tien Dung, Director of the Executive Office presented the report on the Foundation’s activities in 2012, highlighting the […]

Plan of contract signing and grant disbursement for funded basic research projects in natural science in 2012

Currently, the Executive Office of the NAFOSTED has completed the budget evaluation for 202 basic research projects approved by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees in the funding list of 2012. The Ministry of Finance has approved the budget for the next phase of 2012 to disburse to the projects. As in the plan, the Foundation expects to send a notification to the projects PIs to complete their proposals in January 2013. The contract signing and disbursement will take place in […]

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