On 21/06/2022, Mr. Guy Balza – Vice Chairman of BeluxCham Vietnam and BeluxCham’s members attended the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) with the topic “Post – Pandemic recovery, how digital innovation drives growth in our community”.
At the event, The ICF – a forum of nearly 200 prosperous smart cities in the world, officially honoured Binh Duong as one of the Top 7 communities with a typical Smart City Development Strategy in the world in 2022.
ICF has conducted research and evaluated hundreds of cities around the world, selecting the Top 21 (SMART 21). After that, continue to compare and evaluate thoroughly, directly and indirectly with 6 criteria, including: connection – broadband; workforce; innovation; equal access to digital; encouraging and sustainable support, thereby selecting the Top 7 cities with the smartest development strategies.
This is the second time in a row that Binh Duong province has been recognized by the World Smart Community Forum as one of the top 7 communities with smart development strategies in the world. Previously, this province also had 4 consecutive times in the Top 21 (Smart 21).
Since 2011, with the efforts and support from Becamex IDC Corporation, Binh Duong has started an impressive journey of socio-economic development, digital transformation application and innovation in specific projects.
Up to now, a digital and innovation ecosystem is being strongly developed, such as: Smart Operations Center, EIU Campus with Becamex Business Incubator, Fablab, Advanced Manufacturing Center; World Trade Center WTC…
Currently, Binh Duong province continues to develop Smart City projects through the development of specific projects for each field, in line with the national development strategy, directly solving existing challenges with 5 contents: Urban planning and public transport infrastructure; building a culture of innovation; balanced economic development; digital transformation and industrial development 4.0; human resource development.
We would like to congratulate Binh Duong province and Becamex IDC on the remarkable achievement.