Final results of Solve for Tomorrow announced to nurture technological talent in Việt Nam

Sunday, Nov 26, 2023 18:39

Teams at the final round of Solve for Tomorrow 2023. — Photo courtesy of Samsung

Samsung Vietnam and Junior Achievement Vietnam (JA Vietnam) on Saturday organised the final round and the Solve for Tomorrow Award ceremony for the 5th year to find excellent technological innovation projects that contribute to solving social and local issues.

The event took place with the competition of the 10 best teams from provinces and cities nationwide, including 5 teams from secondary schools and 5 high school teams, with projects ranging from environment and education, to medicine and health.

The First Prize, with a reward of one functional STEM LAB worth nearly VNĐ1 billion, VNĐ30 million in cash for the team and a Samsung product worth VNĐ30 million for each team member including candidates and mentors, belongs to the Khóm Cầu Đúc team at Thuận An Secondary School with the project of research, design and manufacture Agro Robot – monitoring, supervising and evaluating the health status of wet rice growing land in Long Mỹ District, Hậu Giang Province, and the Mindful Medical Brand team of Hà Nội Amsterdam High School with the project of MedIQ – smart medical box applying IoT platform and management software system.

Choi Joo Ho, President of Samsung Vietnam Complex, and delegates visited models of competing teams. — Photo courtesy of Samsung

In addition, two second prizes, six third prizes, 10 consolation prizes, two voting prizes and 30 online training round prizes were also awarded. The total prize value is nearly VNĐ8 billion.

“Teenagers are a generation with infinite potential and this is also the generation that can provide solutions to the problems we are facing such as common prosperity for humanity, environmental protection and building a safe society. Therefore, we need to constantly pay attention to and support the young generation to develop the ability to solve problems creatively. In addition, this is also the time when Việt Nam needs to promote STEM education to increase the country's competitiveness. Samsung will always accompany Việt Nam and strive to implement technology human resources development programmes such as Solve for Tomorrow, Samsung Innovation Campus,” said Choi Joo Ho, President of Samsung Vietnam Complex.

With the desire to popularise STEM and further promote activities to nurture technological talent, one of the important foundations in the future development of the country, this year for the first time the competition Solve For Tomorrow 2023 deployed a live roadshow to launch the program in all three regions. The competition attracted nearly 150,000 students and teachers to register and received about 2,266 entries from many middle and high schools across the country.

To date, the programme has attracted the participation of more than 300,000 registered students and teachers, and received nearly 5,200 entries. This result is a testament to Samsung's efforts to nurture and develop technology talent, contributing to Việt Nam's economic development. — VNS

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