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19/12/2017 - 08:20

The idea of spices for cooking standard Bun Bo Hue wins the first prize of the Innovative and Creative Startup Contest 2017

The Provincial People’s Committee has just held the closing ceremony of the Innovative and Creative Startup Contest 2017

Deputy Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Dung (in the middle) awards the second prize to the winning team

After 2 months of announcement, the organization board of the contest received 41 projects and ideas entering the contest. Through the preliminary selection, the organization board chose 14 entries for the final. After a day of competing and presenting the ideas, six best ideas were selected for awards by the organization board.

In addition to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd  prizes awarded by the organization board, with the prize values of 30 million VND, 20 million VND and 15 million VND respectively, there are also three other ideas provided with 20 million VND by the Development Investment and Credit Guarantee Fund for medium and small enterprises, including high-grade pottery on the foundation of nano materials, Wedding Guu, self – design wedding websites with no need of programing knowledge, and automatic application for caller location. Among them, the idea of high-grade pottery on the foundation of nano materials is sponsored 10 million VND while the others are sponsored 5 million VND/ each idea.

Director of Department of Science and Technology Tran Ngoc Nam (right) awards the third prize to Ho Xuan Cuong

In addition, the ideas winning prizes are supported with the capital which is worth 12 million/ group by the Investment JSC.

Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Dung highly appreciated the ideas entering the contest this year, especially their utility and practicality. In comparison with last year, the entries are more diverse and plentiful, and expected to offer the market many useful products.

Story, photos: Tam Hue

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