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TECHMART 2018 in Ho Chi Minh city focuses on cultivating, processing and preservation of vegetables and fruits

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A fair for technology, equipment and trade, known as Techmart 2018, will open on May 10th at Center for Science and Technology Information - 79 Truong Dinh Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Sponsored by Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Science and Technology, the event runs through until Friday, May 11th. This year, Techmart focuses on farm-to-table technology with the topic “Cultivating, processing and preservation of vegetables and fruits”.

Techmart is a yearly event organized to give research institutes, science and technology organizations and enterprises opportunities to advertise their products, expand markets and seek new trade partners. In recent years, Techmart also creates a platform for start-up businesses to seek partners, investors and develop their ideas.
The opening ceremony will take place at 8:00 Thursday, May 10th 2018. Techmart 2018 has 3 main activities: Technology and equipment exhibition, Seminars and Technology transfer consultant. 
This year’s fair features 45 booths from 43 exhibitors, including technology enterprises, startup enterprises, research institutes and universities in Ho Chi Minh city. More than 100 equipment and technologies will be displayed at the event.
 
 Farm-to-table products
Techmart 2018 focuses on farm-to-table technology; producing high quality, nutritious, organic and chemical-free food; improving labor productivity and export value. Products on show include solar-energy-based agriculture system, air pollution control equipment, water purifiers, vegetable and fruit drying equipment, essential oil extraction technology…
The event will have a concentrated area for start-up enterprises to introduce new, innovative products and look for opportunities to cooperate in product development and business development.
In addition, Techmart will also hold 4 seminars introducing 8 specific topics as follows:
Thursday, May 10th 2018
09g30 - 10g30: Introduce new solutions for the development of agriculture in the Asia Pacific region – Ms. Nguyen Thanh Nhan, Head of Marketing Department, Argos (Agri Projects) Ltd.
10g30 - 11g30: The importance of determining the conductivity and pH values of water in aquaculture – Duong Minh Tri MS, Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Physics.
14g00 - 15g15: Factors contribute to the quality of drying products – Pham Huu Tan MS, Director, Nhat Phu Thai Co., Ltd.
15g15 - 16g30: Application of solar drying equipment for agricultural and aquatic products – Nguyen Manh Tuan MS, CEO, Vietnam SETECH JSC.
Friday, May 11th 2018
08g30 - 09g45: Application of TURATTI technology in processing vegetables and fruits (Ready-to-Eat and Ready-to-Cook) – Nguyen Van Thanh MS, South East Asia Representative of URATTI PACIFIC Co., Ltd.
09g45 - 11g00: Equipment for preserving vegetables, flowers, and fruits in anaerobic environment – Nguyen Van Nhat MS, CEO, ECO2 Vietnam Co. Ltd.
14g00 - 15g15: Application of solar energy in agriculture – Mr. Lai Quang Tuyen, Vice Director, Smart Control Services and Trading Company Limited.
15g15 - 16g30: Application of Plasma technology in farming, processing and preservation of agricultural and aquatic products, Tran Ngoc Dam Assoc. Prof., PhD, Vice Director, Institute of Energy Science - HCMC University of Technology and Education.
 
For additional information, please contact:
Center for Science and Technology Information – CESTI
Department of Science Information
79 Truong Dinh Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (028) 3521 0735 – 3822 1635
Fax: (028) 3829 1957. Email: minhttk@cesti.gov.vn
Mobile: 0909 00 22 38


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