Dat said that a contingent of more than 500,000 overseas Vietnamese intellectuals, many of whom hold important positions in reputable research institutes, universities, and business corporations around the world, is valuable scientific human resources for innovation in Vietnam, including contributions by Vietnamese scientists in Germany.

The meeting between Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat and scientists and intellectuals of the Vietnamese origin in Germany on June 26

Participating scientists raised their queries related to legal frameworks, and financial support mechanisms and policies to attract overseas Vietnamese intellectuals.

Some proposed the allowance of national data sharing in the field of international research cooperation because it helps enhance Vietnam's global model and international reputation.

Dat affirmed that the Ministry of Science and Technology always pays attention to and builds favorable legal corridors for Vietnamese scientists at home and abroad to participate in research and innovation activities.

It will continue coordinating closely with relevant ministries and sectors in building and implementing mechanisms and policies, promoting activities to attract and encourage Vietnamese intellectuals, experts, and scientists abroad in general and in Germany in particular to contribute to the cause of science, technology, innovation and sustainable development of the country, he added.

Source: VNA