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The VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony 2022 – Honoring innovations for global revival and sustainable development

2 December 2022

The VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony 2022 – Honoring innovations for global revival and sustainable development

The 2022 VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony will be held at the Hanoi Opera House on December 20, 2022, coinciding with International Human Solidarity Day and the anniversary of the establishment of the VinFuture Foundation. Under the theme “Reviving and Reshaping”, the VinFuture Prize 2022 aims to find and celebrate outstanding science and technology achievements that […]
The 2021 VinFuture Special Prize Laureate: “As researchers, don’t be afraid of commercialization”

22 November 2022

The 2021 VinFuture Special Prize Laureate: “As researchers, don’t be afraid of commercialization”

Contributing to society is the most important motivation for scientists – To many, electronic skin seems to exist only in fiction. For you, where would you place yourself on the quest to turn this unthinkable feat into reality, after your invention was honored at the VinFuture Prize 2021? Human skin has millions of different sensory […]
The man behind the “meta-material” that harvests water from the air: VinFuture is a great source of motivation for scientists

21 November 2022

The man behind the “meta-material” that harvests water from the air: VinFuture is a great source of motivation for scientists

Bringing clean water to all corners of the world Can you talk about what you have done since being honored at the first VinFuture Prize? After the VinFuture Prize, my research team and I continued to embark on research into MOFs and made great strides. We built a “moisture farm” that could harvest water from […]
Chair of the VinFuture Prize Council: Everyone will be surprised and convinced by the second season’s winning innovations.

21 November 2022

Chair of the VinFuture Prize Council: Everyone will be surprised and convinced by the second season’s winning innovations.

VinFuture is drawing international attention – As the leader of the VinFuture Prize Council, what can you reveal about this year’s nominations? VinFuture had a first season that received significant attention from the global scientific community, so it is not surprising that this year the Prize Council has had to “work harder”. The number of […]
VinFuture Foundation launches Science and Technology webinar series “InnovaTalk 2022”

19 July 2022

VinFuture Foundation launches Science and Technology webinar series “InnovaTalk 2022”

The series was launched by the VinFuture Foundation with the goal of promoting the community-oriented values of science and technology, inspiring domestic and international scientists, especially young scientists, as well as sharing knowledge in an engaging and accessible way to science enthusiasts. The InnovaTalk webinar series includes six seminars taking place on Zoom from now […]
VinFuture Prize 2022 Officially Announces Commencement of The Pre-Screening Round

21 May 2022

VinFuture Prize 2022 Officially Announces Commencement of The Pre-Screening Round

Under this year’s theme, nominations are centered around important research works and inventions that can help revive the post-pandemic world by solving humanity’s most pressing challenges related to health and the food supply, the environment and sustainable energy, as well as the application of technology in all aspects of life. Currently leading in the number […]
Prof. Zhenan Bao – From A Shy Girl to a Woman Ahead of Her Time

10 May 2022

Prof. Zhenan Bao – From A Shy Girl to a Woman Ahead of Her Time

Within the scientific community, Professor Bao is far from being an ordinary woman. She currently has more than 700 cited publications and more than 100 US patents with a Google Scholar H-index 185. She is also a K.K. Lee Professor in Chemical Engineering and with courtesy appointments in Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering at […]
The Karims: There Are No Boundaries For Scientific Breakthroughs

7 May 2022

The Karims: There Are No Boundaries For Scientific Breakthroughs

In January, 2021, the inaugural VinFuture Special Prize for Developing Country Innovators was awarded to Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim and Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim – the scientist couple from South Africa. This is one of the VinFuture’s 3 Special Prizes, aimed specifically at scientific communities in developing countries. This is also a signature aspect […]
The 2022 VinFuture Prize Newsletter #2

5 May 2022

The 2022 VinFuture Prize Newsletter #2

It is now almost 2 weeks before we reach the nomination deadline for the 2022 VinFuture Prize on May 17. To date, more than 2,500 prominent individuals and organizations worldwide have accepted our invitation to serve as nominators for the Prizes. The online nomination portal has received over 700 draft nomination forms plus over 57 […]
Dr. Katalin Karikó – From Zero to Hero: A Journey of Hardship, Passion & Happiness

29 April 2022

Dr. Katalin Karikó – From Zero to Hero: A Journey of Hardship, Passion & Happiness

Dr. Karikó, along with her colleagues, Prof. Weissman and Prof. Cullis, became the Laureates of the US$3 million VinFuture Grand Prize from the VinFuture Foundation on the evening of January 21, 2022. The team of scientists was honored for the development of mRNA technology, the foundation of the COVID-19 vaccines that helped the world cope […]

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