NOMINATE NOW: https://online.vinfutureprize.org/nomination
VinFuture Foundation is now calling for nominations for the 2022 VinFuture Grand Prize and three
Special Prizes. The nomination portal will be open on February 16th, 2022 until May 17th, 2022.
The VinFuture Prize is set up to honor breakthrough scientific research and technological innovations that create meaningful change in the everyday lives of millions of people. The Prize aims to recognize exceptional inventors and researchers from global academic universities, research labs, and industry.
The official Call for Nominations can be found here:
The VinFuture Prize comprises of:
A Grand Prize of US$ 3 million, awarded annually for breakthrough research and technological innovations that positively improve the quality of human life, and create a more equitable and sustainable world for future generations. The Grand Prize would be open to all, regardless of the candidate’s nationality, age, gender, social status, or economic background.
And three additional Special Prizes of US$ 500,000 each with a focus on promoting diversity, equity, and new fields of study will also be awarded annually to:
The VinFuture Prizes will recognise breakthroughs across all fields of science, technology and engineering that have already delivered impact or show the potential to deliver impact for real-world problems that align with at least one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
VinFuture Special Prize for Innovators from Developing Countries: Awarded only to researchers or innovators working in a developing country organization. In case of a nomination involving a team, then all the team members should be working in developing countries. The center of gravity of their work should be in developing countries. The list of developing countries is available here.
Awarded only to female researchers or innovators, with no restriction on nationality, age, social status, or economic background of the nominees.
Emerging field is defined as any field that is non-traditional and its researchers may come from different disciplines.
The VinFuture Prize will partner with prestigious academic institutions and organizations around the globe to identify the most outstanding nominations that create meaningful change in the everyday lives of millions of people.
No self-nominations are accepted.
Only nomination submitted in English is accepted.
Both organizational/institutional nominators and individual nominators can submit their nominations for the VinFuture Prizes via the Online Nomination Form.
VinFuture Prize welcomes nominations from reputable organizations such as universities, research institutes/centers, academies of science and technology, scientific associations/networks, corporations and industries, innovation incubators and from prominent individuals in the related areas.
Please find more information regarding:
– Detailed instructions of the nomination process and form: https://online.vinfutureprize.org/nomination/s/welcome
– Frequently asked questions: https://vinfutureprize.org/faqs/