|The first prize award for potential IT product in the field of IT was given to Centech Communications JSC with their "Mobile Advertising Network".— Photo dantri
HA NOI (VNS)— Leading researchers and products in the fields of IT, applied sciences and medicine were honoured yesterday evening as State leaders presented the Nhan Tai Dat Viet 2013 (Vietnamese Talent Awards 2013) in Ha Noi.
The annual awards, now in their ninth year, attracted many State leaders including President of Viet Nam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan, the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Vo Duc Dam, Former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu, among others.
The first prize award for potential IT product in the field of IT was given to Centech Communications JSC with their "Mobile Advertising Network".
The product is said to enable advertisers to send advertising messages to customers depending on different purposes, helping mobile developers to earn profits faster and more easily from domestic advertisements. This is the first time a first prize is being offered to a product in the field of IT in fours years.
Dr Nguyen Viet Tien, director of the Central Obstetrics Hospital and Deputy Minister of Health, was given the Lifetime award for his research work on the application of advanced technologies in the treatment of infertility in Viet Nam.
Tien was honoured for helping thousands of infertile couples successfully have children.
Ho Chin, a researcher from the HCM City Institute of Geography and Natural Resources under the Viet Nam Academy of Science and Technology, was honoured with the Vietnamese Talent Award in the field of applied sciences.
Chin was honoured on behalf of his research team including co-workers Nguyen Sinh Huy, Phung Trung Ngan. Le Van Tu, Doan Canh, Vo Dinh Ngo and Pham Cong Luyen for their series of research on the natural characteristics and resources of the Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reed) region, an inland wetland in Mekong Delta between 1980-1987.
In the environment category, new research on the industrial waste treatment in rural areas by the Centre for Science and Technology Advances Application of northern Vinh Phuc Province took out the award.
Another award of the same value went to a research on original waste classification and the transformation of organic waste into organic fertilizer to increase crop yields by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Nghia Trung Commune, Nguyen Hung District in northern Nam Dinh Province.
The awards were organised by VNPT Group, Viet Nam Television and Dan Tri (General Knowledge) online news website. — VNS