Vietnam Netherlands Center for Water and Environment

VINWATER is founded as the result of a long-standing relationship between Vietnam and The Netherlands, particularly between the Vietnam Water Resources University and Delft University of Technology – TU Delft. VINWATER is a science and technology organization that aims to further facilitate the cooperation between the two universities and two countries in the water sector.

VINWATER serves the needs of the market for applied oriented research and consulting in the rapid changing circumstances in Vietnam in view of climate change. VINWATER provides a pool of high-quality experts, who will carry out (applied) relevant research and will be involved in advisory services, consulting and studies.

The Center aims to become a reliable partner for Vietnam (and internationally) in the implementation of solutions for Vietnam’s and international water challenges.

VINWATER executes state-of-the-art programs in fundamental and applied research in the water sector. It’s focus is mainly on the following thematic fields:

  • Integrated Water Management
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Flood Risk and Natural Disaster Management
  • River & Coastal Engineering
  • Ports, Waterways and Deltas Development
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Energy Development
  • Environment Engineering

VINWATER aims to provide state-of-the-art education to students of Vietnam Water Resources University at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level. Also a network will be built of Vietnamese experts/alumni who work for/together with Dutch and Vietnamese organizations.

VINWATER will offer technology transfer and professional ‘services to society’, including services to universities, governments, international organizations and the private sector worldwide.

VINWATER supports the entrance of Dutch organizations, companies and institutions to the market and helps them find the right (business) partners.