Technology Transfer

During five decades of development, the University has implemented 980 research projects, of which 200 have been developed into master and doctoral theses. Over 200 of these research projects have resulted in practical applications Vietnamese fishermen. For example, fishermen of Ca Mau, Khanh Hoa, Quang Binh, Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh and Binh Thuan are now using technology developed at NTU to produce the high quality seed of Tiger Shrimp (Penaeus monodon). 

In Quang Binh and Ca Mau provinces fishermen are engaged in intensive tiger shrimp culture in sandy ponds using technology that was researched and developed at NTU. And in the central provinces fishermen now use new technology developed at NTU for artificial reproduction and farming of seabass, sandbass, and sakehead fish. 

Lobster                                                     Artificial Reproduction Seebass 

Another area of research that has resulted in practical application of technology is the use of composite materials in boat construction. Shipbuilders in Quang Ngai, Khanh Hoa, and Ba Ria Vung Tau now use methods investigated and developed at NTU.

A tourism boat made from composite                    A boat made from composite

The production of Chitin-Chitosan from fishery by-products and the production of surimi and shrimp/crab based analogue products are also important areas of research at NTU. Currently, surimi and shrimp/crab based analogue products are being marketed in different countries and territories.

Chitosan from shrimp shell                                Bottled food from fruit and fish

Lastly, the use of mechanical equipment for shrimp culture now occurs on an industrial scale as a result of research at NTU.