Hanoi (VNA) – Google Career Certitifcates programs and Google for Startups: Startup Academy (support for tech entrepreneurship) was officially launched on July 15 at the Vietnam National Innovation Center (NICs).
It is the result of a cooperation between the NIC of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Google, in order to provide support to the process of digital transformation from Vietnam and foster the achievement of the socio-economic development goals for 2021-2030.
Vice-Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong expressed his belief that these two programs will help improve human resources, help start-ups develop technological solutions, create positive change and spread the spirit of innovation in Vietnam.
Currently, Google is working with NIC to offer 20,000 scholarships to students from over 40 universities and vocational schools in Vietnam. Of these, 3,000 scholarships will be awarded to companies, organizations and individuals in need. -VNA