The Vietnamese government has launched the first IoT Innovation Hub in the nation, in collaboration with Ericsson.
The new center aims to provide a platform for IoT research and development, as well as commercial startups and IoT-related education, Vietnamnetreported.
It will allow mobile operators, businesses, students, researchers and startups to develop and test IoT applications, and support the commercialization of IoT-based products.
At an opening ceremony for the new Innovation hub, Vietnam's Ministry of Science and Technology signed collaboration agreements with state-owned operators Viettel and VNPT, as well as a number of local universities, to support the operation and development of the center.
Also at the event, Ericsson president of Vietnam, Myanmar Cambodia and Laos Denis Brunetti said the establishment of the center will help promote collaboration with Vietnam and Sweden in building initial platforms for innovation activities in Vietnam.