Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) welcomed the delegates of the Vietnamese European Knowledge and Technology Transfer Education Consortium (VETEC) in a company visit to SPI Porto on the 21st of March 2018.
VETEC is an EU – funded project in Erasmus + Key Action 2 framework for the period of 3 years, coordinated by Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) – Belgium and co-coordinated by Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) – Vietnam. The VETEC has 3 partners in EU and 3 partners in Vietnam and 6 associate partners and 1 organization. The VETEC collaboration project is beneficial for both Vietnamese and European partners with the involvement of European partners from different European regions: North West (Belgium), Central (Germany) and South West (Portugal). Interestingly, project also has a good geographical spread in Vietnam: North (Hanoi), Central (Hue) and South (Can Tho).
The VETEC project aims to unlock the Vietnamese knowledge and technology transfer (KTT) potential by creating leadership and strengthening management and educational capacities in the field of KTT in three Vietnamese Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), Improve international KTT capacities of the participating EU HEIs, and Strengthen EU Vietnam cooperation on KTT and its approaches in EU and Vietnam.
SPI, represented by Dr. Sara Medina, Member of the Board of SPI and SPI International Team welcomed the delegates and presented the introduction to SPI as well as SPI experience in Southeast Asia (ASEAN). The visit completed by the tour in the SPI Porto facilities. For more information of the project click here and the pictures of the event is here.