Young science inventors honoured

Posted at: FRIday - 17/10/2014 10:28 - post name: Cộng tác viên

 
Young science inventors honoured

Young authors of 105 science projects were honoured at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 12.

 The event, co-organised by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations, the Ministry of Education and Training and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, is aimed awarding those who has won at the 10th national contest for children’s initiatives.

Addressing the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan, Politburo member cum Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee congratulated winners of the contest, emphasising that they will be the major force to boost the nation’s development.

Praising efforts of the organisers, schools, and parents in creating favourable conditions to encourage children’s creativity during the past decade, Mr. Nhan asked them to seek support from largest companies and corporations for the 11th contest, expressing his hope that all provinces and cities across the country would attend the contest in 2015.

Among 617 entries in environmental protection, toys and family appliances, environmental-friendly products, and software sent to this year’s contest, the organising board selected 105 outstanding initiatives for awards, including five first, 10 second, 30 third, and 60 consolation prizes.

Launched in 2004, the contest attracted the participation of 40% of provinces and cities with 84% of them having participated in the 10th contest in 2014.

During the past ten years, winning submissions have been sent to international creative contests for the youth in Thailand, Malaysia, India and Indonesia and brought prizes. This year, three of ten submitted projects were awarded by the World Intellectual Property Organisation.

The annual contest, launched in 2004, attracted the participation of 40 percent of provinces and cities across the country.

During the past ten years, winning submissions have been sent to international creative contests for the youth in Thailand, Malaysia, India and Indonesia and have won international prizes. This year, three of ten submitted projects were awarded by the World Intellectual Property Organisation.

Hong Anh

Translated by Dic

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