Da Nang has been awarded the Smart City Award Vietnam 2021, marking it the city’s second time receiving the award. Da Nang also secured three specialised awards, namely the smart governance and management award, the smart healthcare award, and the smart environment award.

The Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) presents the Smart City Award to cities, organisations, and corporations in Vietnam that have made significant contributions to making cities smarter, more liveable, competitive, and sustainable. It also aims to encourage businesses to produce sophisticated technical goods and foster collaboration in the country’s construction and development of smart cities.