On January 15, 2006, the Viet Nam Science and Technology Institute and the Central Communist Youth Union awarded the 15th Youth Science – Technology 2005 Prize to three scientific projects
- “Designing And Inventing 3D Cutting Force Measuring Sensor During Turning Process” of the Military Science – Technology Industry Center
- “A Semi-Automatic Assembly System for National Defense Products” done by the General Department of National Defense Industry
- “Designing And Inventing Automatic PLC Control Device To Solder Motorbike Exhaust Pipes” – a product of the Thang Long Metal Company
The prize aims to encourage the youth in doing research on scientific and technological projects applied in practice. Besides the prize, the prize winners were also awarded the “Creative Youth” medals by the Central Communist Youth Union, and will be sponsored by the Viet Nam Science – Technology Institute to improve their projects. Fifty three scientific and technological projects of the youth including in those in the military have been awarded the prize since the first time on March, 1991.