In 2013, Technology of University – VNU HCM combined with Network of Excellence in Engineering Sciences of the French‐speaking Community (RESCIF) to establish the Research Centre for Asian Research Center (CARE). The objective of the CARE is to promote scientific research.

Since its establishment in 2013, CARE and Faculty of Environment and Resource had implemented a variety of international and national cooperative research projects. Many experts, scientists and Etu – students had visited and studied in CARE. In addition to, CARE had successfully organized many scientific conferences in environmental sector at the level of domestic and international.

To create best working conditions for research cooperation between foreign and Vietnamese experts, Faculty of Environment and Resources, Director Board CARE-RESCIF and Scientific Community has decided to establish CARE-FENR laboratory. CARE-FENR focuses on three main issues: Environmental Technology, Environmental Monitoring & Management and Environmental Hydrology.