VinFuture Press Release Archives

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VinFuture Foundation officially opens calls for nominations for the 2023 season

9 January 2023

VinFuture Foundation officially opens calls for nominations for the 2023 season

In 2023, humanity will face many challenges due to the impact of global conflicts and economic challenges. According to the World Food Program, an additional 50 million people could be on the brink of starvation by 2023. In addition, global energy consumption is expected to increase amid slow growth and high energy prices. The shortage […]
Winners of the second ever VinFuture Prize Awards unveiled

21 December 2022

Winners of the second ever VinFuture Prize Awards unveiled

Hanoi, December 20, 2022 – Today, the VinFuture Prize Council announced the 2022 VinFuture Prize winners – scientists whose breakthrough research projects are exceptional scientific accomplishments that positively impact the lives of billions of people on Earth now and in the future. They represent major advancements in science and technology that will reshape all aspects […]
VinFuture announces the event series of the second VinFuture Sci-Tech Week

13 December 2022

VinFuture announces the event series of the second VinFuture Sci-Tech Week

With the worldwide recognition achieved in the first season, hundreds of scientists, policymakers, and industry experts from six continents will gather in Vietnam to participate in the VinFuture Award Ceremony Week 2022. Taking place over five days, the event series includes: “Conversation with the VinFuture Prize Council and Pre-screening Committee”; “Innovate Today, Create Tomorrow” Inspirational […]
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 […]

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