Danang to host Techfest Vietnam 2018 By Nhan Tam File photo of an employee at work at a plant applying advanced Japanese technology to manufacturing. Danang City has recorded a growing number of startups interested in renovation and technology – PHOTO: NHAN TAM DANANG – Techfest 2018, an annual festival showcasing the technology startup ecosystem, is scheduled for November 29 and December 1 at the Ariyana Danang Convention Center in Danang City’s Ngu Hanh Son District. The event will be co-organized by the municipal Department of Science and Technology and the National Agency for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Development under the Ministry of Science and Technology. Techfest 2018 boasts numerous activities, such as a scientific seminar on policies to support the development of an innovative startup ecosystem, a conference between the prime minister and local startups, and multiple conferences on developing technology startups in the fields of high-tech agriculture, healthcare, tourism and finance. In addition, the Danang Startup Network Coordinating Council will set up a booth to introduce the city’s innovative startup activities at the event and will work with the participating investors and experts to expand the municipal startup network. Meanwhile, Danang City Incubator will team up with the science and technology department to select outstanding innovative startup projects for investment.