Property giant to provide university funding for research

Friday, Mar 19, 2021 08:20

Hung Thinh Corporation signs an agreement with the Viet Nam National University-HCM City on March 17 to provide VND20 billion for cutting-edge research. — Photo VNUHCM

Hung Thinh Corporation has agreed to provide the Viet Nam National University- HCM City (VNUHCM) with VND20 billion (US$864,808) worth of funding for research into big data, AI, blockchain, industrial control technology, new materials, smart solutions, and others.

Hung Thinh Technology, a subsidiary of the property giant, and the VNUHCM Development Fund will oversee the work.

VNUHCM is the largest higher education establishment in the country with 36 institutions under it.

The HCM City People’s Committee vice chairman, Duong Anh Duc, said the corporation should also co-operate with VNUHCM to build a hospital for its medical students and provide scholarships to its students. — VNS

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