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02 Dec 2022

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

Hanoi, 01/12/2022 – The VinFuture Foundation officially announces that the VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony 2022 will be held on December 20, 2022 in Hanoi, Vietnam to celebrate four groundbreaking scientific innovations that contribute to promoting global recovery and post-pandemic restructuring. As part of the Award Ceremony event series, VinFuture will organize a Sci-Tech Week from 17-21 December with inspiring academic activities for the scientific community, businesses, startups, and the public.

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KOREA HERALD –  [Xuedong Huang] Empowering the Digital Transformation of Education with Artificial Intelligence

Korea Herald

19 Sep 2022

KOREA HERALD – [Xuedong Huang] Empowering the Digital Transformation of Education with Artificial Intelligence

Educators often have classes of more than 20 students and can take advantage of AI to help automate tasks, thus allowing them to focus more deeply on other aspects of classroom instruction. It’s a future where education is enhanced by artificial intelligence to provide a more personalized experience that is available anywhere, anytime and in any language.

TECHNODE GLOBAL- VinFuture InnovaTalk Webinar: The development of the ultrasensitive and fast liquid biopsy – A revolution in cancer measurement at the point of care

Technode Global

11 Aug 2022

TECHNODE GLOBAL- VinFuture InnovaTalk Webinar: The development of the ultrasensitive and fast liquid biopsy – A revolution in cancer measurement at the point of care

According to Prof. Cunningham, following the direction of a simple, rapid, and inexpensive assay that can be frequently performed to enable early detection, treatment planning, effectiveness measurement, and recurrence monitoring, scientists developed a non-invasive point-of-care device for routine use in clinical settings. The device, which can be used at room temperature, recently highlighted the ability to detect mutated molecules directly out of human serum and quickly give precise results after only one minute with one testing step.

The Evolution Of Lipid Nanoparticles: From Biophysics To Gene Therapy, Vaccines And Drug Delivery

Keystone Symposia

21 Jun 2022

The Evolution Of Lipid Nanoparticles: From Biophysics To Gene Therapy, Vaccines And Drug Delivery

“Lipid Nanoparticles have opened the door to treat genetic, diseases, rare diseases, neglected diseases and currently incurable diseases. The sky is the limit!”. Featuring field pioneers Dr. Philip Felgner, Dr. Terry Allen and Dr. Pieter Cullis, we explored the evolution of the field from inception to modern day, covering advances that have enabled the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, gene therapy and novel cancer treatment options.

Leveraging Nanoparticle Technologies For Novel Vaccines & Therapies EPanel

Keystone Symposia

14 Apr 2022

Leveraging Nanoparticle Technologies For Novel Vaccines & Therapies EPanel

The ePanel will feature pioneering work by Dr. Philip Felgner, Dr. Terry Allen and Dr. Pieter Cullis. Dr. Cullis is this year’s winner of the VinFuture Grand Prize, which honors exceptional minds whose breakthrough scientific research, and technological innovations have enormous potential to create meaningful change at scale.

SCIENTISTS’ VIEWS ON VINFUTURE

Professor Jennifer Tour Chayes, University of California, Berkeley

“The VinFuture Prize is the new vanguard: it’s the first of the major prizes to focus on the impact to humanity so explicitly, focusing on how science and technology can create a better world for all. This is a major prize at the level of the Nobel, Millennium, and Turing”.

Professor Sir Kostya S.Novoselov FRS, Winner of 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics

“It often happens that scientists from developing countries do not get the recognition they deserve simply because their voice is not heard as well as it is deserved to be heard. The VinFuture prize was developed exactly to change this, to equilibrate the situation.”

Professor-Sir Richard Henry Friend – University of Cambridge

“We now recognize that science and technology must deliver benefit to all peoples and all nations. The VinFuture Prizes will recognize those whose brilliant science or engineering can have positive impact on the lives of millions of people across the planet.”

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