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Six German start-ups had a busy and productive time in Vietnam. The ISC team arranged more than 40 meetings with potential business partners and local experts in Ho Chi Minh City. During their visit to Vietnam, the group attended two networking events and also actively sought to make additional connections on their own. We look forward to hearing from them soon about new partnerships and success stories with local collaborators!

Esumedics GmbH met local distributors of medical devices discussing about the specifics of the local market, needed certifications, scope of services necessary to be delivered with the products as well as about potential cooperation. We keep our fingers crossed for the positive development of the collaboration and new success stories.

Start-up CYNiO got a great market overview on Isocyanate production in Asia, market trends and players during meetings with Prof. Dr.  Nguyễn Đại Hải from Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Mr. Tung Ha Anh, Director at Research Institute of Sustainable Energy and with TCHEM GROUP Vietnam.

SUEDHANG Kaffee visited Future Coffee Farm and other local farms in Bao Loc and Dac Lac producing sustainable coffee beans. Robin tests different coffee sorts and develops personal contacts with producers and distributors. We are sure the coffee there tastes wonderful and the beans from Vietnam will be offered by SUEDHANG Kaffee in Germany soon.

Our start-up MyCarmunity met many local IT-service providers talking about potential collaborations in the software development area. The ISC team connected the CEO with some luxury car workshops giving him an overview on the market of the high-value and old cars in Vietnam. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to meet Mr. Hoang Anh, experience his passion for car collecting, and learn about his remarkable journey to China and Mongolia. Mr. Hoang Anh shared his valuable expertise in the luxury automotive market and industry trends with the MyCarmunity. We sincerely thank him for sharing his insights with us.

Quantensprung Consulting managed to find key partners for setting up a high-quality skilled worker program via educational programs beginning with high class language schools like Goethe-Institut e.V., PDT Education and Rubin. QS discussed about collaboration opportunities with the technical universities HCMUTE and the Industrial university of Ho Chi Minh city-IUH. QS visited DIGI-TEXX VIETNAM and had great brainstorming about digital partnership opportunities enabling them to address young people in widespread rural areas.

Vinzubi met with local German language schools, local labor agencies as well as discussed with representatives of the AHK Vietnam - Delegation of the German Industry and Commerce in Vietnam coordinating the project Hand in Hand for International Talents about possible collaboration.

This would not have been possible without the tremendous support of our partners in HCMC! We appreciate your outstanding support, willingness to share your experiences, contacts, and advice with us and our start-ups!

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