Ministry of Science and Technology (Vietnam)

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST, Vietnamese: Bộ Khoa học và Công nghệ) is a government ministry in Vietnam responsible for state administration of science and technology activities; development of science and technology potentials; intellectual property; standards, metrology and quality control; atomic energy, radiation and nuclear safety.[1]

Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Ministry of Science and Technology
Bộ Khoa học và Công nghệ
Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Vietnam
HeadquartersHa Noi
Minister responsible

Ministerial units

  • Department of Social and Natural Sciences
  • Department of Science and Technology for Economic-Technical Branches
  • Department of Technology Appraisal, Examination and Assessment
  • Department of High Technology
  • Department of Planning and General Affairs
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of International Cooperations
  • Department of Legislation
  • Department of Organisation and Personnel
  • Ministry Inspectorate
  • Ministry Office
  • National Office in Southern Region
  • State Agency for Technology Innovation
  • National Agency for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation Development
  • National Office of Intellectual Property
  • Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency
  • National Agency for Science and Technology Information
  • Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety
  • Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality
  • Management Board of Hoa Lac High-Tech Park

Administrative units

  • National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy Studies (NISTPASS)
  • The Office of National S&T Research Programs
  • Information Communication Technology Centre
  • Science and Development Newspaper
  • Vietnam Science and Technology Magazine
  • MOST Management Training Institute
  • National Centre for Technological Progress (NACENTECH)
  • Vietnam Atomic Energy Commission (VAEC)
  • Vietnam Intellectual Property Research Institute (VIPRI)
  • Vietnam Centre for Science and Technology Evaluation
  • Centre for Vietnam Science and Technology Internationalisation Promotion (VISTIP)
  • Institute for Regional Research and Development
  • Centre for Science and Technology Communication
  • Light Ray Magazine
  • VnExpress online newspaper
  • Bureau of Accreditation
  • Registration Office of Science and Technology Activities
  • Science and Technics Publishing House
  • Certification Office of Hi-Tech Activities and S&T Enterprises
  • National Institute of Patent and Technology Exploitation


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