The winners of Viet Solutions 2021. — Photo courtesy of Viettel
HÀ NỘI — Winners of Viet Solutions 2021, a contest seeking digital transformation solutions for Việt Nam, were announced at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Information and Communications in Hà Nội on Monday.
The annual contest looks for technological ideas and products in the fields of healthcare, education, finance-banking, agriculture, transport - logistics, energy, natural resources - environment, industrial production, entertainment - utilities, and corporate governance.
Specifically, the first prize of this year’s contest went to Vintom with the solution to convert digital data to video.
The second prizes were awarded to Cyber Purity with its application of artificial intelligence (AI) to filter harmful information on the Internet, and DigiAds with its solution to manage digital content on electronic screens to personalise each client.
Meanwhile, “Dino Đi học” (Dino Going to School) with an educational application following the Howard Gardner theory for children aged 3-6, and Emddi with a solution to manage taxis, won the third prizes.
The first-prize winner received a cash prize of VNĐ300 million (US$12,000), meanwhile the winners of the second and third prizes were awarded VNĐ200 million and VNĐ150 million, respectively.
Launched by the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group and the Ministry of Information and Communications on June 10, the contest attracted over 250 entries from 17 countries in 11 fields.
The new feature of Viet Solutions 2021 is that the organising board chose potential products to sign contracts right after the end of the preliminary round. So far, 16 solutions have been selected for co-operation. — VNS