The 2nd Quang Nam provincial festival for innovative startups or TechFest Quang Nam 2021 under the theme “Quang Nam- the open land for startups” was opened at the Quang Nam Cultural Centre on March 23.
The festival was held to celebrate the 550th Anniversary of Quang Nam Name (1471-2021), 90 years of the foundation of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (March 26) and the anniversary of the province’s Liberation Day (March 24).
The festival taking place until March 25 attracts more than 100 booths with more than 200 startup products, OCOP (One Commune-One Product), typical rural industrial products in Quang Nam and Central Highlands.
The TechFest Quang Nam 2021 aims to promote the innovation for the provincial current socio-economic development and stimulate the spirit of innovative startup in local people.
Speaking at TechFest Quang Nam 2021, Chairman of the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee Le Tri Thanh stated that the rapid development of the startup ecosystem in Quang Nam has been highly appreciated by startup communities across the country.
According to Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of Vietnam Tran Van Tung, in the context of many difficulties, many Quang Nam’s startup models still stand firm and confirm their contributions. He hoped the spirit of startup to be spread among young people through the festival.
At TechFest Quang Nam 2021, there are different programmes such as commending typical young startups; conferences on community tourism, the network of innovative startups in Central and Central Highlands; innovative startup forums for women and farmers; and artistic programmes.