The information was revealed by the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee at apress briefing held in the city on August 20.

According to the organising board, this is the largest scale event coveringstart-up issues ever held in Hanoi, which is expected to receive more than3,000 delegates and 100 speakers, as well as domestic and foreign investors and tech firms.

The Hanoi Innovation Summit will be organised by the global Innovation Studiobased in France, Schoolab, under the sponsorship of Hanoi municipal People’sCommittee and the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

It will be an opportunity to promote the awareness of entrepreneurship andstart-up spirit among the community while connecting domestic and internationalresources to boost start-up activities and the start-up ecosystems in Vietnam,including in Hanoi.

The two-day summit will discuss issues on innovation associated withsustainability in addition to showcasing innovative and technological products,services, and solutions of start-ups from both at home and abroad.

Deputy Director of Hanoi Department of Science and Technology Nguyen Anh Tuansaid this summit is expected to become a bridge to gather leading innovativepioneers and start-ups from all over the world to Vietnam, contributing topromoting start-up activities and helping start-up ecosystems to flourish inVietnam, including Hanoi. -VNA