PORTAL - On the afternoon of September 21, at the provincial Convention and Exhibition Center, the provincial Party Committee - People's Council - People's Committee of Binh Duong province held a Conference to listen to the report on Binh Duong Innovation Region Project.
Attending were Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial National Assembly Delegation; Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee leaders of People's Council, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the province, departments, committees, branches, unions, districts, towns, cities and leaders of universities in the province. The conference was also attended by Mr. Peter Portheine – Council's Member of Noord Brabant region (Netherlands), member of Executive Board of Binh Duong Smart City.
Taking place on September 21 and 22, the conference was attended by many of the world's leading experts on economic development, smart cities with many high practical value presentations to contribute to construction, complete the Binh Duong Innovation Region. Thereby contributing practical experience, creating leverage to promote and build Binh Duong into a locality with an attractive investment environment, step by step becoming a smart production zone, innovation zone for a solid foundation into the digital age.
After nearly four years of implementation, the Binh Duong Smart City Project has achieved certain results. Typically, in recognition of the international community, for two consecutive years 2019 and 2020, Binh Duong was honored in 21 localities with the world's typical smart city development strategy. In order to continue and further expand the Project, Binh Duong continues to propose to the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial People's Committee to deploy "Binh Duong Innovation Region" with the expectation that will create leverage to promote and building the foundation of a creative innovation ecosystem and, more broadly, a sustainable innovation culture. This is considered a springboard to help Binh Duong build an attractive environment for startups, technology companies, to continue participating in major economic organizations in the world, etc. From there, it will upgrade the existing production, create new production tools and develop evenly on all aspects of social life, gradually increasing the proportion of the digital economy.
Delegates listen to the report on Binh Duong Innovation Region Project
According to the Project, the center of Binh Duong Innovation Region is planned to be Thu Dau Mot city, including the following elements: One-stop administrative system, higher education system, innovation ecosystem, Binh Duong New City Trade Center, high-quality urban area, developing telecommunications infrastructure and information technology, logistics center for e-commerce. In addition, an indispensable factor in Binh Duong Innovation Region is that the formation of the Science and Technology Industrial Park in Bau Bang that will be an extension cluster of the Central Region from Thu Dau Mot, Binh Duong New City in attracting institutions, excellence centers of multinational corporations, promoting research and knowledge transfer, both playing a pioneering role in building a new industrial park product model for Binh Duong and having the task of upgrading the current industrial ecosystem, giving birth to new production facilities, both serving the production of products with high added value and focusing on scientific research and development, building a good living environment for experts, increasing labor productivity, gradually increasing the proportion of digital economy in the economic structure of the province.