Since establishing an office in Hanoi in 2003 and then in Ho Chi Minh City in 2014, Qualcomm has played an important role in connectivity and communication in Vietnam - with 2G, 3G, 4G and now 5G. We have successfully cooperated with leading OEMs and mobile carriers in Vietnam for many years, and more recently with industry and government to realize the Industry 4.0 policy and the goal of “Make in Vietnam”. ".
In December 2019, we launched the Qualcomm® Vietnam Innovation Challenge for startups in promising new technology areas in Vietnam. This challenge, with the support of Vietnam's Ministry of Science and Technology, will enable the development of a potential technology ecosystem by finding and nurturing innovative SMEs designing innovative products. products in 5G, IoT, artificial intelligence, smart cities, wearables and multimedia use Qualcomm® mobile technology and platforms and can benefit from our expertise in a number of areas .
In 2020, Qualcomm built the first R&D center in Vietnam with the expectation of becoming a center of innovation and digital transformation in Southeast Asia. Besides accompanying Vietnam in the digitization process, Qualcomm also seeks and incubates innovative startups in technology fields.