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Developing and improving effectiveness of science and technology for industrialization and modernization of the country while developing knowledge economy
29/11/2012 10:27' Send Print

In the immediate future, to achieve objectives that were set out, we should take the following measures: First, increasing the leading role of the Party towards science and technology development. Renovating and raising awareness of Party committees and authorities on the role and position of science and technology in industrialization and modernization of the country and international integration. Second, continuing strong and synchronous renovation in organization, management, science and technology operation mechanism; management, investment methodology and financial mechanism; plan on development of intellectuals, and renovation of policies on planning, use and honor scientific and technological officials. Third, implementing major scientific and technological tasks and orientation of great impact and contribution to socio-economic development, national defense and security. Increasing basic research and applying research results  to realizing socio-economic objectives, national defense and security and public services. Giving priority to developing advanced, high and inter-sectoral technologies as a leverage of industrialization and modernization in important branches and areas. Fourth, strengthening national scientific and technological power.  Besides fostering high quality human resources, it is necessary to concentrate investment in building strong scientific and technological institutes, and universities after international models. Fifth, developing scientific and technological market. The State should make initial investment for networks of technical services, brokerage, transfer, technical evaluation consultancy and build national scientific and technological transaction floors in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. Sixth, stepping up international cooperation and integration in science and technology.

Science and technology in knowledge economy constitute a decisive factor thus it is necessary to strongly renovate the way of thinking of the whole political system to push science and technology forward and make decisive contribution to the success of industrialization and modernization for rapid and sustainable national development, national defense and security, independence and sovereignty.

Nguyen QuanMember of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Science and Technology