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vinfuture prize

The VinFuture Prize rewards exceptional minds whose research and technological innovations have created meaningful change in the everyday lives of millions of people.

Any research or technological innovation is eligible for the Prize if it addresses everyday issues of people, by being aligned with one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The Prize Council will review and update the fields of focus for the VinFuture Prize annually.
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One VinFuture Grand Prize of value

3 million

dollars, Awarded Annually

THE PRIZE WILL BE AWARDED TO PROVEN BREAKTHROUGH RESEARCH, AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS THAT POSITIVELY IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HUMAN LIFE, AND CREATE A MORE EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE WORLD FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS.
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Three additional special VinFuture Prizes

$500,000

awarded annually
would be earmarked for the following

DEVELOPING COUNTRY INNOVATORS

DEVELOPING COUNTRY INNOVATORS

dedicated to an exceptional researcher or innovator currently working in a developing country institute
WOMEN INNOVATORS

WOMEN INNOVATORS

dedicated to an outstanding female researcher or innovator
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN EMERGING FIELDS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN EMERGING FIELDS

awarded for research or innovations that are in an emerging field that has the potential to create positive changes for humanity