Vietnam-Austria Education, Science and Technology Forum

On the occasion of Austrian President Heinz Fischer’s official visit, the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Science and Technology held the Vietnam-Austria Education, Science and Technology Forum on May 31, 2012 at Sai Gon University (Ho Chi Minh city). The forum was attended by Austrian President Heinz Fischer and Vietnamese Deputy PM Nguyen Thien Nhan, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan and representatives from the two countries’ universities and scientific research institutions. Speaking at the forum, Deputy PM […]

Application reception of basic research projects in natural science in 2012

On April 25 2012, the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development has closed the reception of grant applications in basic research into natural science for 2012. Total applications received consist of 386 projects: Mathematics 20 applications Information Technology and Conputer Sciences 42 applications Physics 82 applications Chemistry 77 applications Earth Science 25 applications Life Science 104 applications Mechanics 36 applications From 2012, the NAFOSTED provides the Online Management System (OMS) to receive applications. The OMS allows principal investigators to […]

NAFOSTED not satisfied with current success

On April 14 2012, the executive office of the NAFOSTED organized the conference with permanent members of 7 Scientific Committees in natural science to collect suggestions from leading experts on arising problems when funding basic research projects and on the direction and development plan of the Foundation in the future. The Scientific Committees, established by the Board of Trustees in 2009, are responsible to determine the direction of basic research, to select projects to provide funding, to evaluate the results […]

Call for Nominations for Members of the Scientific Committees

The National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) is establishing the Scientific Committees in natural science for the new mandate from 2012 to 2015. In order to set up new committees, we would like to invite interested scientists to nominate themselves or other scientists (that meet all requirements) to participate in the new Scientific Committees. The Scientific Committees are responsible to: determine the direction of  basic research as prioritized by the Foundation; select projects to provide funding; evaluate the […]

Inspection of the use of funds in 2011 of basic research projects in natural science

The National Foundation for Science and Technology Development is inspecting the use of funds in 2011 of 476 basic research projects in natural sciences. During February and March, the Foundation officials, in cooperation with the Financial Planning Department – Ministry of Science and Technology,  have came to the host institutions to examine and evaluate the record documents, to report details on the use of funds for each project and to confirm the expense settlement. Prior to the visit, the Foundation […]

Conference to present the Foundation’s funding programs and financial instructions to perform and manage projects

On March 9 2012, at the International University – National University in Ho Chi Minh City, the National Foundation of Science and Technology Development has organized a conference to present the Foundation s funding programs and financial instructions to perform and manage projects. The conference featured Prof. Ho Thanh Phong (PhD), Director of the International University; Prof. Hoang Dung (PhD), Head of the science-technology management department of the National University and almost 100 scientists, researchers, scientific and financial administrators from […]

NAFOSTED affirms its own brand

Grant programs for research projects The grant program for basic research, implemented by Nafosted since 2009, is appreciated by the scientific community as a breakthrough in the management of scientific activities in Vietnam. Mr. Do Tien Dung, acting Director of Nafosted, revealed that the Foundation has funded in total 487 projects of natural science. In 2011, NAFOSTED received 327 project proposals in 7 fields from 95 research institutes, universities and other organizations nationwide. The Foundation has finished the evaluation and […]

Conference: Presentation of the funding programs and instruction on the use of allocations and expense settlement

The National Foundation for Science and Technology Development is offering grants to social sciences and humanities research projects, recently selected in the first funding term. In order to bring scientists closer to funding opportunities and clarify the regulations of the Foundation’s operation, NAFOSTED organized a conference entitled: “Presentation of the funding programs and instruction on the use of funds and expense settlement” on April 9, 2011 at the Vietnam’s Institute of Social Sciences, with the presence of almost 100 researchers […]

NAFOSTED held conference to summarize the work in 2010 and inplement the work in 2011

On 21/01/2011, NAFOSTED held a conference to summarize the work in 2010 and implement the work in 2011. Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology cum Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the NAFOSTED, Mr. Le Dinh Tien chaired the conference. The participants are members of the Board of Trustees, Vice President of 15 Science Committees in natural science, social sciences and humanities,  representatives and specialists from entities affiliated to the Ministry of Science and Technology,  reputable […]

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