VKU-UD successfully organized the Industry – Academy Collaboration Workshop



On July 21, Vietnam – Korea University of Information and Communication Technology – the University of Danang (VKU – UD) held the Industry – Academy Collaboration Workshop with the participation of more than 100 delegates from 40 enterprises.


The workshop’s overview.


The workshop also drew the attendance of Dr. Nguyen Quang Thanh – Director of the Danang Department of Information and Communications, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Cong Phap – Acting Rector of the VKU, leader representatives from the VKU’s departments and faculties, as well as its students.

At the workshop, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Cong Phap warmly welcomed and thanked the presence of the business community as well as the significance of the event, which contributed to nurturing and developing the industry – academy collaboration.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Cong Phap – Acting Rector of the VKU, addressed.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Cong Phap affirmed the necessary requirements of the continuation to strengthen the “three parties” (State – School – Enterprise) collaboration to provide high quality human resources for labor market and enterprises, research and transfer technologies to create new innovative products, pioneer in the technology community and promote the university’s brand.

The VKU’s Acting Rector expressed his desire that through the workshop, the participated parties would become reliable partners for cooperation in training and forming co-working spaces, startup – technology – creativity incubators right in the university.


Dr. Nguyen Quang Thanh.


The delegates also took this opportunity to listen to the presentations of experts from state authorities, academic units and businesses. Notably, the presentation of Dr. Nguyen Quang Thanh – Director of the Danang Department of Information and Communications, provided new information on the needs and potentials of the development of Danang’s information and communications sector which is in urgent need of high quality human resources to meet the city’s development in the coming time.

Leader representatives of businesses also participated in the presentations such as: Chairman of FPT Software Danang Nguyen Tuan Phuong’s topic of personnel development strategies, high technology platforms, training cooperation models, career orientation for students; Director of Danang’s Cardiovascular Diseases Center Dr. Nguyen Hoai Duc’s topic of IoT and AI in a number of fields and human resources need, etc.


Delegates presented their topics.


Delegates discussed and contributed opinions to enhance the development of industry – academy collaboration, thereby contributing to improving the quality of training and scientific research, promoting the potentials and strengths of each party, bringing values and opportunities for students in the fields of information and communications.

Especially, the leaders of 11 enterprises signed with the VKU the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) which guided and concretized the cooperation content in the time to come.



The VKU signed MOUs with 11 enterprises.


The workshop’s success reflected the dynamism and sensitivity of the VKU as well as businesses in the context of integration, globalization and the 4th Industrial Revolution, which contributed to improving the prestige and brand of the university.

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