On the afternoon of 21st March 2018, the representative of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry branch in Can Tho (VCCI Can Tho) and IT enterprises had a visit to Quang Trung Software City (QTSC).
Opening the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Phuong Lam, Deputy Director of VCCI Can Tho, said that VCCI Can Tho and QTSC have organized many trade promotion activities to call for domestic and foreign investments in Can Tho. The visit aimed to learn about the operation of Quang Trung Software Business Incubation Center (QTSC Incubator) and Agriculture Center of Excellence.
Also, Mr. Lam Nguyen Hai Long, CEO of QTSC, introduced R&D Lab for startups. In addition, QTSC is collaborating with business development funds to enhance the US market. As the result, businesses those who desire to start up at R&D Lab have to own a relatively complete product that can be exported to the US market, as well as the business leaders have to be overseas Vietnamese or have studied in the US and get knowledge about it.
VCCI Can Tho at the meeting
Currently, R&D Lab has got 2 members specializing in IT application for agriculture and smart home. In the near future, the lab desires to welcome startups operating in the fields of pre-test; biological research; research and application in agriculture, mobile, AI, medicine; robot and automation. The R&D Lab will be launched in June 2018 as expected.
Then, the delegation took a tour around the Agriculture Center of Excellence at lot 13, QTSC with a brieft introduction about greenhouse farming application for fresh vegetable, automatic planters and especially container gardening.
At the end of the meeting, they visited Quang Trung Software Business Incubation Center (QTSC Incubator) and Smart Ball Company, a startup model, through Go-ixe application.
Ms. Nhieu Tran, Technological Solution Section Lead, QTSC introduced greenhouse farming application for fresh vegetable
Visiting the startup Go-ixe