VND 10 bln for supporting young scientists

The Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union in collaboration with the Quang Trung Software Park yesterday held the seventh Young Creative Program under theme of ‘Building a smart city’ at HCMC Youth Culture House.
 

The opening ceremony of the seventh Young Creative Program was held in HCMC Youth Culture House.

This is a practical activity to respond movements of the city’s communist youth union in 2016, mark the 60th anniversary of Vietnam Youth Federation (October 15th, 1956- 2016), and implement a program raising high volunteering spirit for social security and community in the term of 2013- 2017.
 
The event attracted 46 booths of science and technology products from 61 units and enterprises in the city.
 
In addition, many attractive activities and science & technology playgrounds for young people were organized in the event such as photo exhibition with title of ‘Building a smart city’, talk show about start- up, exchange and introduction programs for models and others.
 
On the same day, the Center for Young Science & Technology Development and Vietnam- Asia Trading & Technology Joint Stock Company co-held a young science program named “Breeding ground for young talent” under Vietnam-Asia technology and science development fund.
 

Young science program named “Breeding ground for young talent” under Vietnam-Asia technology and science development fund.

Its target is to develop science research movements, seeking the investment in science research topics, supporting under 35 years- old  young scientists who are studying, working and living in the city worth VND 10 billion funded by the Vietnam- Asia Trade and Technology Company.
 
Accordingly, each topic will be received VND 50- 100 million and asked to be completed within 12 months.

The entries can send to Young Science & Technology Development Center No. 1 Pham Ngoc Thach Street, district 1, HCMC.
 

By Thanh Son- Translated by Huyen Huong

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