Vietnam - Korea Technological Innovation Center Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony of the Vietnam - Korea Technological Innovation Center for standards, metrology and quality was held at the headquarters of the Directorate for Standards Metrology and Quality of Viet Nam (STAMEQ) on 26th April 2016. Mr. Tran Van Vinh - STAMEQ and Mr. Chung Haejoo - Chairman of the board of Korea Testing & Research Institute (KTR) attended the ceremony.
Vietnam - Korea Technological Innovation Center Opening Ceremony - Ribbon cutting
STAMEQ and Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) has signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of standardization, technical regulations, legal metrology and conformity assessment. The Vietnam - Korea Technological Innovation Center is established on the basis of the consensus between STAMEQ and KATS. This center will support the export companies from the two countries to overcome the burden of TBT, provide services such as tests, certification, registration and technical consultancy in accordance with Korean conformity assessment program. Besides, the center will also be responsible for providing equipment supporting the testing, certification and technology transference, promoting the knowledge sharing and information exchanging, providing supports for the development of human resources and technology through the organizing of conferences, seminars, workshops and meetings.
General Director Tran Van Vinh at the opening ceremony
“The launch of the Vietnam - Korea Technological Innovation Center for standards metrology and quality is one of the important steps serving for the implementation of the trade agreements between the two countries”, said Mr. Tran Van Vinh - General Director of STAMEQ. “One of the importance tasks of the center is to boost the research and implementation of tasks relating to technological innovation in the field of standards metrology and quality”. Mr. Vinh hope that this cooperation will serve the science and technology activities and help to improve the productivity of Vietnam in the coming time.
Representatives attending the ceremony
According to Mr. Chung Haejoo - Chairman of the Board of the Korea Testing & Research Institute (KTR), Vietnam is a major investment and commercial partner of Korea. The Vietnam - Korea Technological Innovation Center will support the business in Vietnam and Korea, contribute to the growth of bilateral trade. KTR committed to be dedicated to its role in Vietnam, try its best for the accelerated economic development of Vietnam.
MOU signing ceremony between STAMEQ and KATS
The MOU signing ceremony between STAMEQ and KATS was held on the same morning.