The signing ceremony

According to the MoU, ABB will support Da Nang in the areas of clean water and leakage management, waste and wastewater management, data center expansion, and help establish a marine operations center.

In its role as a technology partner, the company will continue to invest R&D resources in these areas and support Da Nang to develop technological solutions to become more sustainable, competitive and livable.

In addition, ABB will help authorities approach international experts and connect with other smart city models over the world for sharing knowledge and expertise.

The MoU signing ceremony was part of a workshop organized by the Department of Information and Communications titled “Announcement of Building Smart City in Da Nang”.

Da Nang, located in central Vietnam, is 1 of 10 “worth-living cities” surveyed by Live and Invest Overseas (LIO) in 2018 and recently ranked 15th among a list of “52 Places to go in 2019” by The New York Times.

In recent years, the central hub has actively made efforts to modernize its infrastructure and has achieved a number of significant milestones: the leading city in ICT Index for 10 consecutive years, and being 1 of only 2 cities in Southeast Asia to use chatbot technology (Danang FanstatiCity) to promote tourism, the other being Singapore./.