VND 10 bln for supporting young scientists

October 24, 2016 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

The Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union in collaboration with the Quang Trung Software Park yesterday held the seventh Young Creative Program under theme of ‘Building a smart city’ at HCMC Youth Culture House.


This is a practical activity to respond movements of the city’s communist youth union in 2016, mark the 60th anniversary of Vietnam Youth Federation (October 15th, 1956- 2016), and implement a program raising high volunteering spirit for social security and community in the term of 2013- 2017.  
The event attracted 46 booths of science and technology products from 61 units and enterprises in the city.  
In addition, many attractive activities and science & technology playgrounds for young people were organized in the event such as photo exhibition with title of ‘Building a smart city’, talk show about start- up, exchange and introduction programs for models and others. 
On the same day, the Center for Young Science & Technology Development and Vietnam- Asia Trading & Technology Joint Stock Company co-held a young science program named “Breeding ground for young talent” under Vietnam-Asia technology and science development fund.
Its target is to develop science research movements, seeking the investment in science research topics, supporting under 35 years- old  young scientists who are studying, working and living in the city worth VND 10 billion funded by the Vietnam- Asia Trade and Technology Company.  
Accordingly, each topic will be received VND 50- 100 million and asked to be completed within 12 months.
The entries can send to Young Science & Technology Development Center No. 1 Pham Ngoc Thach Street, district 1, HCMC.