Viet Solutions 2020, a contest seeking solutions for digital transformation process in Vietnam, was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communication and Viettel Group.
The contest aims at finding creative solutions to deal with social issues, contributing to implementing the National Digital Transformation programme.
It is open to individuals, teams, groups, organisations, and companies around the world with team members aged 18 years and above, whereby at least one of them can present their ideas in English.
|Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung speaking at the event.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said that digital transformation is the cradle for digital technology firms in Vietnam.
Therefore, Viet Solutions will encourage the application of new technologies, especially digital ones, he said.
Underlining that digital transformation is a long way to go for the whole nation and people, Hung called for all technology organisations, businesses and individuals to participate in the work.
The Viet Solutions 2020 covers various areas including games, multimedia, social media, solutions and applications in different sectors such as health care, education,finance, banking, agriculture, transport, logistics, energy, natural resources and environment, and industry.
Le Dang Dung, Acting Chairman and General Director of Viettel, vowed that the firm is willing to cooperate with young technology firms to promote Vietnamese technology and solutions.
Viet Solutions 2020 is currently the largest innovation competition in Vietnam, awarding cash prizes as well as non-cash prizes in the form of opportunities for cooperation following the contest.
According to the organizing board, the winner of the contest will receive 200 million VND in cash, while the runner-up will get 100 million VND and the team coming third will receive 50 million VND.
In addition, the winning teams will have the opportunity to become a partner of Viettel, allowing them to provide services to nearly 100 million customers around the globe and enjoy profit-sharing of up to 75%.By A.N