Winners of 2021 Hack4Growth Unlimited announced
Nanoneem, who study herb-based pesticides for green agriculture and the application of nano-technology to improve pesticide efficiency, won first prize at 2021 Hack4Growth Unlimited.
An award ceremony of the 2021 Hack4Growth Unlimited took place on December 22 in Hanoi. The event was held by the Global Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and AVSE Corporation Vietnam, with the endorsement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese.
Nanoneem, which studied herb-based pesticides for green agriculture and the application of nano-technology to improve pesticide efficiency, brought home the first prize worth 10,000 USD.
The second prize of $7,000 was awarded to CRE Vietnam, which aims to prevent transmission of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in hospitals.The team also bagged a sub-prize presented by Devtify.
SoBanHang project which supports small- and micro retailers to activate e-commerce, clinched the third prize worth 5,000 USD.
Addressing the award ceremony, deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Ngo Huong Nam said in response to the Government’s call, Vietnamese intellectuals overseas had joined various innovation contests.
"Hack4Growth is expected to become more popular and uphold the innovative spirit of Vietnamese people across the globe, contributing to the country’s sustainable development," he added.