New Awards Impacting Pollution and Business Competitiveness in VietnamChris
Newly-awarded LASER PULSE projects are focusing on Air Pollution, Water Pollution, and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Competitiveness in Vietnam. In response to a July 2020 RFA, LASER PULSE funded five awards in August that will persist for 24 months. Read more about projects through individual links below or at http://laserpulse.org/research-projects.
Pham Le An, PI, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, partnering with D&L Technology Integration and Consulting JSC, Live and Learn Vietnam, and RTI International. This award is funded at $133,544 for 24 months.
Thi Nhat Thanh Nguyen, PI, University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University Hanoi (VNU UET), partnering with Live and Learn for Environment and Community, Northern Center for Environmental Monitoring, and the Hanoi Environmental Protection Agency. This award is funded at $165,321 for 24 months.
Small and Medium Size Enterprise Competitiveness
Edmund Malesky, PI, Duke University Center for International Development, partnering with the Vietnam Chapter of Commerce and Industry’s Office for Business Sustainable Development, and Institute for Sustainable Development at National Economics University. This award is funded at $231,946 for 24 months.
Vu Dang Toan, PI, Plant Resources Center, Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences, partnering with Seawater Solutions. This award is funded at $217,463 for 24 months.
Thu-Huong Thi Hoang, PI, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, partnering with America Vietnam Production and Business (AVIPRO), Vieba Garment Ltd., Educational Park Pandora Land, and Centre of Environment and Community Research (CECR). This award is funded at $171,958 for 24 months. Read more on the Hanoi University of Science and Technology website.