Nguyen Viet An

@ Văn phòng Đề án 844

Deputy Head of the Technology Transfer Office, HoaLac Hi-tech Service Centre, HoaLac Hi-tech Park Board of Administration, Ministry of Science and Technology

Mr. Nguyen Viet An is an influential figure in the national startup ecosystem; in charge of managing and supporting the National Program  project “Support for national innovative startup ecosystem until 2025” (National Program 844) which was established by the Prime Minister; and also the Deputy Head of the Technology Transfer Office, HoaLac Hi-tech Service Centre, HoaLac Hi-tech Park Board of Administration.

In recent years, with extensive knowledge and esprit fort of a long-term expert in entrepreneurship field, he has participated in as well as chaired many projects which aim to support and develop the nation’s innovative startup ecosystem such as: Building a platform to support startups; Proposal on setting up technology incubation centers for science and technology enterprises in Quang Ninh province, advising on implementation of business incubators in certain sectors for Phu Yen province, Thai Nguyen, being a lecturer for the  Vietnam – Finland Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), and so on. With his continuous contributions and efforts in promoting the development of the national startup platform, he received the Minister of Science & Technology’s Award for Merit for 03 consecutive years from 2016 to 2018.

Last year, Mr. Nguyen Viet An was the leader of 03 delegations called “Journey to discover startup lands” where he directly worked with and connected experts with more than 30 reporters from 20 provinces and cities across the country to learn about innovative startup ecosystem of the most developed regions in Vietnam ( Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang.)