The answer to this question will be provided in the newly published report “Vietnam: Science, Technology and Innovation Report 2020”. The report is established by the Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and the World Bank (WB) and financially supported by the Australia – World Bank Group Strategic Partnership in Vietnam – Phase 2. It is the product under the Vietnam Enhancing Innovation Analytical and Advisory Services program of the World Bank and is compiled in response to a request from the Government of Vietnam via the MOST.
The key findings suggest important analytical support for the strategy of science, technology, and innovation and the strategy of socio-economic development of Vietnam in the next ten years 2021 – 2030. The new strategy of science, technology, and innovation can enhance the national innovation system, which encourages a more innovation-driven enterprise sector, and subsequently results in sustained high growth in Vietnam.
Four pillars of reform are identified based on the analysis. Source of figure “Vietnam: Reset new science, technology, and innovation strategy towards business innovation” in the “Vietnam: Science, Technology and Innovation Report 2020 – Policy Brief”, page 11, the World Bank, 2021
The reports are available as follows:
Full report in English (129 pages)
Policy Brief in English (45 pages)
Policy Brief in Vietnamese (45 pages)
Sources & further information: “The Vietnam – Science, Technology, and Innovation Report 2020” at http://vietnamcic.org, “Chiến lược phát triển khoa học, công nghệ và đổi mới sáng tạo giai đoạn 2021 – 2030: Xác định rõ các định hướng đột phá” at https://www.most.gov.vn, and “Vietnam: Science, Technology and Innovation Report 2020 – Policy Brief” at https://documents.worldbank.org, accessed on 17 September 2021.