The core activity of the Foundation is to award the annual VinFuture Prize to proven breakthrough scientific research and technological innovations which have high potential to create meaningful change in people’s lives. The Foundation manages the prize administration process, ensures independence of the Prize Council to select laureates, and enables secure, long-term financial standing for the prize.
The Foundation also conducts the following activities to realize its overarching vision:
Engage in strategic grantmaking activities including providing grants to innovators in STEM fields and knowledge dissemination activities.
Organize academic events, utilize digital channels, and conduct personalized outreach activities to attract high quality nominations, build prestige for the Prize, and inspire youth to undertake scientific research.
Promote STEM and innovation-based curricula in the education system through partnerships with distinguished institutions, individuals, and government stakeholders.
Develop long-term partnerships with prestigious science, technology, and industry institutions for inviting Prize nominations, supporting the large-scale adoption of awarded technologies, grantmaking, and communications.