Sweden seeks to increase bilateral collaboration with Vietnam in the areas of innovation, science and technology
In a recent declaration, the Swedish Embassy in Hanoi affirmed its commitment to increase bilateral collaboration with Vietnam in the fields of innovation, science and technology.
Sweden remains one of the most innovative countries in the world according to the Global Innovation Index (GII). Ranked number 2 in the 2021 world rankings, Sweden maintains its ten-year tradition of being among the top three countries for innovation, the embassy said.
The embassy noted that Vietnam has grown steadily since 2013 and maintained its first position among lower middle-income economies and 44th overall in the Global Innovation Index. GII also designates Vietnam as one of four economies with the potential to change the global innovation landscape, the embassy said.
Innovation is essential to overcome common challenges and build a better future for all, including to emerge stronger from the current covid-19 pandemic.
“For Team Sweden, we look forward to exploring ways to increase the impact of our bilateral collaboration with Vietnam in innovation, science and technology by building partnerships with government, agencies, industry. , businesses and universities, ”the embassy concluded.