Hanoi University of Science and Technology is facing with the increasing importance of and demand for highly qualified scientists and engineers to support Vietnam's industrialization, following the implementation of economic development plans since 1956. It is the now first research-oriented science and technology graduate school in Vietnam.
- Education and training of highly qualified scientists and engineers equipped with theoretical and practical expertise.
- Participation in mid- to long-term government research projects and basic and applied research for the accumulation of Vietnam's competitiveness in science and technology.
- Provision of research platforms to other research institutes and enterprises.