VIS 2022


Vietnam Innovation Summit (VIS), is an annual event initiated by InnoLab Asia and in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology. 


We aim to bring the experts, investors, corporates, startups and mentors together, to discuss and generate ideas to develop an innovative society and ecosystem together.


Using an Open Innovation Approach to allow companies to look beyond their internal resources to a much wider network in which to co-create with and leverage fresh expertise.


The session will be conducted in English.


  • Utilizing open innovation for commercializing/ productizing Science,
  • To cultivate open innovation on a global scale for both corporations and SMEs,
  • To kindle and nurture an effective environment for open innovation

Are you ready to discuss the endless possibilities of Innovation together with other people in the ecosystem?

“Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity – not a threat.”


Programme Highlight

  • What is Innovation?
  • How to be innovative?
  • How do you know you are being innovative yet realistic?
  • Can innovation & Feasibility co-exist?
  • Is Technology-Related Idea the only way to be innovative?
  • How can corporations stay relevant and innovative?
  • Myth: Is it really difficult for corporations to be innovative or develop a new system?
  • How can corporations implement innovative measures quickly and effectively?
  • 5 Early Stage Startups with Innovative Business Models will pitch to a panel of judges to gain feedback
  • If the audiences want to vote for the startup teams, they will have to pay, and 50% of their ticket payments will go to the team they vote and support.
  • Through voting, this action acts as a validation to the team that their idea is innovative, which provides them more confidence in their entrepreneurship journey.
  • What do you feel when the COVID happens?
  • How do you react to the problem and develop a solution to keep your business sustain in such a difficult situation?
  • Will you react differently when a similar situation happens again in the future?


Mr. Phan Van Mai

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee

Mr. Peter Ong

Chairman at Enterprise Singapore

Mr. Oliver Todd

Consul General of UK

Mr. Nobuyuki Matsumoto

Chief Representative of JETRO Ho Chi Minh

Mr. Marcin Piatkowski

Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice
The World Bank

Mr. Anwar Aridi

Senior Innovation Policy Specialist at The World Bank

Mdm Nguyen Phi Van

Chairwoman at Vietnam Angel Network

Mr. Gaku Echizenya

Chairman & CEO at Navigos Group

Ms. Nana Nagai

CEO at Money Forward Vietnam

Mr. Didier Martin

Head of Business Operations at Sanofi


 CTO at SonKim Group

Ms. Nguyen Thanh Thao

Senior Manager, Business Development at Qualcomm

Mr. Huynh Cong Thang

Co-Founder & CEO at InnoLab Asia

Ms. Linh Hoang

Director at Lead The Change

Ms. Thi Anh Đào

Co-Founder at Metain

Mr. Ly Vu Thinh

Chairman at Vatico Retail

Mr. On Nhu Binh

 Strategic Business Director at VNPay


Mr. Jasper Waale

Director, Technology and Cloud Services, TRG International

Ms. Nana Nagai

CEO at Money Forward Vietnam

Mr. Quang Pham

Director at Crescent Group Capital Management

Mr. Huynh Cong Thang

Co-Founder & CEO at InnoLab Asia

See you there

Date:  14 October 2022, Friday

Time:  830am – 5pm (GMT+07:00)

Location:  White Palace, Ho Chi Minh City

108 Pham Van Dong Street, Hiep Binh Chanh, Thu Duc, Ho Chi Minh City 700000


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