On the morning of July 19, 2020, VN-UK Institute for Research and Executive Education, the University of Danang (UD-VNUK) successfully organized the final round of Technology Innovation Contest“U-Invent 2020” for high-school students. With the theme "Innovative Technology for the Environment", this contest aimed to encourage and create opportunities for Danang high-school students to innovate science and apply knowledge and skills to solve practical environmental problems.
Projects presentation at the Final Round
With the theme "Innovative Technology for the Environment", 06 excellent projects of 6 groups of high-school students participating in the final round showed the innovative, useful and practical technology ideas and solutions to protect environment such as: Gsort-Automatic waste sorting system, Wapitem-the sewage filtration system by morning glory, Green Project 2.0-Using microalgae to filter water, Leafy- an application for supporting environmental protection activities, Eco-friendly food wrap and Smart headlight sensor.
The organization board gave flowers to Advisory Board and the Coaches
Dr. Nguyen Thi My Huong, Rector of UD-VNUK shared that through the exploration of practical issues in life and the environment as well as the improvement of teamwork skills and creative freedom, VN-UK in collaboration with partners to hold the U-Invent contest season 3 to help high-school students continue showing their talents, realizing ideas and bringing useful solutions and products for environmental protection, thereby inspiring students to studying, scientific research passion and creativity as well as spreading the community spirit to high-school students.
Dr. Vu Thi Bich Hau - Deputy Director of Danang Department of Science and Technology awarded the First Prize of U-Invent 2020
With the criteria meeting the requirements of the contest such as: Newness and creativity of the project; The scale and sophistication of the product; The applicability and testing results along with the quality and style of the presentation, confidence;the project "Smart headlight sensor" of OTC team- Le Quy Don gifted high school persuaded the Jury Council to won the First Prize. The "Automatic waste sorting system" project of Xoan team - Le Quy Don gifted high school won the second prize and the third prize was awarded to the project “The sewage filtration system by morning glory” of VPC team from Phan Chau Trinh high school, Tran Phu and Nguyen Khuyen high schools.
Dr. Nguyen Thi My Huong – Rector of VNUK
(on the right of the image) awarded the Second Prize of U-Invent 2020
Launched in January 2020, the U-Invent Contest 2020 Season 3 attracted 10 high schools in Danang with more than 60 students and 14 projects. All teams participated in many rounds from presenting ideas and research proposals to meeting, learning experiences from the Advisory Board and the Coaches to complete ideas, build the business models and ability to develop products, present ideas and answer critical questions of the Jury council.
Awarded the Third Prize of U-Invent 2020
According to Dr. Vu Thi Bich Hau - Deputy Director of Danang Department of Science and Technology cum a member of the Jury council, U-Invent 2020 attracted many outstanding projects, innovative ideas and creativeness in applying high technology for solving practical environmental problems.
U-Invent 2020 spread creative passion
The success of U-Invent 2020
showed the prestige and branding of UD-VNUK