THE GOVERNMENT
 
No. 99/2014/ND-CP
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, October 25, 2014
 
DECREE
On investment to develop science and technology potential of,
and encouragement of science and technology activities in,
higher education institutions
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 18, 2012 Law on Higher Education;
Pursuant to the June 18, 2013 Law on Science and Technology;
At the proposal of the Minister of Education and Training,
The Government promulgates the Decree on investment to develop science and technology potential of, and encouragement of science and technology activities in, higher education institutions.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article1. Scope of regulation
This Decree details Clause 1, Article 42 of the Law on Higher Education on investment to develop science and technology potential of, and encouragement of science and technology activities in, higher education institutions.
Article2. Subjects of application
This Decree applies to universities, academies and colleges (below referred to as higher education institutions); scientific research institutes within their assigned task of doctoral training; and domestic and overseas organizations and individuals engaged in investment to develop science and technology potential of, and encouragement of science and technology activities in, higher education institutions.
Article 3. Interpretation of terms
In this document, the terms and phrases below are construed as follows:
1. Science and technology potential includes human resources engaged in science and technology; intellectual property; physical foundations, laboratories, equipment and facilities; and financial sources for the performance of science and technology tasks.
2. Science and technology activities in higher education institutions means activities of scientific research, technological research, testing, development and application, science and technology services and promotion of innovations and other creative activities for science and technology development.
3. Leading scientist means a scientist who satisfies the criteria prescribed in Article 15 of the Government’s Decree No. 40/2014/ND-CP of May 12, 2014, on employment and promotion of persons engaged in science and technology activities.
4. Talented young scientist means a scientist who satisfies the criteria prescribed in Article 23 of the Government’s Decree No. 40/2014/ND-CP of May 12, 2014, on employment and promotion of persons engaged in science and technology activities.
Chapter II
INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POTENTIAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
Article4. Investment contents
1. Development of human resources engaged in science and technology in higher education institutions, covering:
a/ Training and retraining of science and technology trainers, researchers and administrators;
b/ Formation and development of strong research groups, leading scientists and talented young scientists.
2. Development of physical foundations at higher education institutions, covering:
 

 


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