VinFuture Foundation opens nominations for 2023 with Grand Prize of 3 million USD

(VOVWORLD) - The VinFuture Prize has officially kicked off its 2023 season with the nomination period open from 2pm January 9, 2023, to 2pm May 15, 2023.
VinFuture Foundation opens nominations for 2023 with Grand Prize of 3 million USD - ảnh 1Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (C) presents the Grand Prize of 3 million USD to winners of the 2022 VinFuture Prize, December 20, 2022. (Photo:

The 3rd season of the VinFuture Prize is focused on scientific and technological innovations and solutions that help promote resilient and sustainable development amid the forecasted global socioeconomic challenges in 2023.

The VinFuture Foundation, established in 2020,  is a non-profit organization co-founded by billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong and his wife, Mrs. Pham Thu Huong.

The Foundation’s vision is catalyzing meaningful change in the everyday lives of millions of people by honouring transformational technological innovations on a global scale.

The Foundation’s core activity is awarding the annual VinFuture Prize for breakthrough scientific and technological innovations that have created or have the potential to create meaningful changes in the everyday lives of millions of people across the planet.

The VinFuture Prize consists of four prize categories, of which the Grand Prize – with a value of 3 million USD – is one of the largest annual global prizes, and three Special Prizes, worth 500,000 USD each, are dedicated to Female Innovators, Innovators from Developing Countries, and Innovators with Outstanding Achievements in Emerging Fields.

With its vision and mission of “science for humanity,” the 2023 VinFuture Prize aims to recognize and honor scientific research and technological breakthroughs, thereby contributing to resolving problems that humanity is facing, and facilitating sustainable development for the future.

To participate in the 2023 VinFuture Prize, nominees must fully meet the Prize’s criteria and be nominated by prestigious organizations or individuals in the field of science and technology worldwide.

Nominated projects will be screened and chosen by the VinFuture Prize’s Pre-Screening Committee and Prize Council, composed of leading scientists and experts who have won prestigious awards, such as Nobel, Turing, and Millennium Technology prizes.