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Toshiba sets up software lab in Vietnam university

Posted: 11 Dec 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Toshiba? software technology Lab? embedded software and systems? Vietnam National University? Toshiba Software Development Vietnam Co.?

Toshiba Corp. has established a software development laboratory at the College of Technology Coltech, Vietnam National University in Hanoi. The project aims to contribute to the training of personnel and the development of embedded software and systems in Vietnam.

Toshiba and Coltech are partners in the "Toshiba-Coltech Software Technology Laboratory" and both will promote cooperative research and development in platform technology of embedded software and systems. Looking to the future, the lab is expected to provide Vietnamese software engineers with training and know-how in embedded software and systems, and provide a platform for Toshiba and Coltech to promote R&D projects.

The "Toshiba-Coltech Software Technology Laboratory" has been established on the Cau Giay campus of The College of Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. Toshiba is supporting the lab's initial set up and operating costs, will participate in selecting research themes of the Lab, appoint technical advisors and provide technological support for embedded software and systems development, and also participates in developing a curriculum for embedded software and systems. Coltech will provide the lab's premises, and the staff, researchers and students who will carry out research and development works.

Toshiba has long standing relations with Vietnam that includes providing scholarships to Vietnam's two national universities, Vietnam National University in Hanoi and Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City, and to Hanoi University of Technology, the country's leading universities. At Hanoi University of Technology, Toshiba sponsors a scholarship program in nuclear power that contributes to developing human resources for nuclear engineering. Toshiba will seek to further enhance its partnership with these universities so as to secure excellent human resources for its fast growing operations in Vietnam.

Toshiba is also promoting development projects in Vietnam, and has established the Toshiba Software Development (Vietnam) Co. Ltd in Hanoi, a wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to strengthening development of embedded software and systems for digital consumer products. Toshiba will promote business opportunities in this highly promising market.

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