The information was given by the General Director of Samsung Vietnam Complex at a conference on science and technology market development chaired by the Prime Minister on September 23.
At the conference, Mr. Choi Joo Ho, General Director of Samsung Vietnam Complex, said that technology transfer is an important issue in an emerging economy like Vietnam. Therefore, it is necessary to clearly understand, what to transfer, to whom, the benefits associated with the transfer.
He said that Samsung has worked closely with Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade to organize support programs for businesses in improving management capacity, helping companies improve product quality through information technology. through perfecting the production process, minimizing the error rate, thereby helping businesses reduce costs and increase profits.
He informed that the number of Vietnamese enterprises that are Samsung’s tier 1 suppliers increased sharply. From 4 enterprises in 2014, there are now 51 enterprises, an increase of more than 12 times.
Since 2015, Samsung has organized consulting programs to improve labor productivity and product quality directly guided by Korean experts, to help Vietnamese enterprises improve their production capacity and capability. competitiveness.
Through this program, 379 businesses were consulted and they recorded a significant increase in productivity improvement, an average increase of more than 39%, improvement of more than 52% of quality defects, reduction of more than 36% in quality. inventory…
There are also many Vietnamese companies participating in Samsung’s supply chain, with the support of Samsung Korea, Samsung Vietnam has also introduced a training program in Vietnam.
In 2019, Samsung Vietnam also signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam on a cooperation program to train Vietnamese consultants in the field of production improvement and quality improvement. Samsung has trained 200 people for 4 years, so far more than 100 students have completed this course, so Samsung will soon sign another memorandum of understanding this year with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam to be able to support support the industrial development of Vietnam.
Samsung will also continue to implement Samsung’s smart factory project, and will cooperate with more Vietnamese companies.
Samsung will also pledge to support Vietnam’s efforts to become a regional hub for science and technology, so effective technology transfer is essential.
He suggested that the Government and localities need to create policies to encourage technology transfer. The Vietnamese government should have incentives for companies to invest in the high-tech industry, and Vietnam’s policies should also work to encourage innovation.
In order to promote research and development activities, research institutes need to be given opportunities so that they can continue to develop their expertise as well as learn from past mistakes and lessons.
“Vietnam needs more support to be able to participate in Samsung’s global supply chain, we also continue to commit to working with the Vietnamese government for the mutual benefit of both sides,” said the representative. Samsung emphasized.