Hanoi holds awards ceremony for ‘Vietnamese Talent Award 2011’

The awards ceremony for ‘Vietnamese Talent Award 2011’ was held at the Vietnam-Soviet Union Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi on November 20.

The awards ceremony for "Vietnamese Talent Award 2011". (Photo:nhantaidatviet)

Two first prize awards worth VND100 million (US$4,500) each, went to the medicine category for the projects “Transplant of liver and kidney from brain dead donor” by the Viet Duc Friendship Hospital and “Cardiac transplant from brain dead donor” by the Hue Central Hospital.

Professors Tran Duc Hiep and Nguyen Van Do of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology shared the first prize of VND100 million for the project titled “Nuclear structure and reactions research” in the natural science category.

The second prize worth VND50 million in the IT category went to the project titled “Tourism knowledge and Information Services applied to I-Companion Semantic Technology” by the Semantic Innovation Group at the Hanoi Polytechnic.

By Tran Luu – Translated by Kim Khanh

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