Pioneering innovation contest to combat the impacts of Covid-19

Under the patronage of State Committee For Overseas Vietnamese, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Final round

31/10/2020

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BACKGROUND

PUBLIC HEALTH /in crisis

UNEMPLOYMENT /soaring

ECONOMY /in recession

To counter severe impacts of COVID-19 on the economy and society, Hack4Growth - Covid-19 Endgame is an unprecedented initiative to unite game-changing ideas and solutions towards RECOVERING and BOOSTING the economy.

BENEFITS

Attractive prizes up to 30K USD

Study tour to global innovation hubs

Networking dinner with top 15 CEOs and thought leaders

World class training and mentoring

Media sponsorship up to 20K USD reaching over 50 million viewers

Access to innovation platform of 1K+ users over 20 countries

Our mentors & Advisors

How & who to
participate

Type of participants

Individual participants: innovators from 18 years of age, including but not limited to students, entrepreneurs, teachers, researchers, can apply for the contest either with a concept or a product active/registered for up to 5 years until 15.6.2020.

Participating teams: project teams with traction/users incorporated and active up to 5 years until 15.6.2020, from 2-5 members and at least 1 member is of Vietnamese origin.

How to participate?

Individuals or teams must submit a product/idea description (up to 2 A4 pages) following the contest template to cover the following:

  • Problem Statement
  • Idea/Solution
  • Differentiators
  • 2 year business plan (short version)
  • Members' information and background

Register

Schedule

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15/4 - 30/6

Launching

With June 15th as submission deadline

2

1/7 - 15/7

Preliminary

Prescreening to shortlist top 20 teams to the next round

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15/7 - 30/9

Pre - Final

Training for teams to fine-tune business plans and pitches

4

10/2020

Final

Finale and Awarding ceremony

Organizer

AVSE (Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts) Global is a Paris-headquartered organization of Vietnamese scientists and experts with a global reach, pioneering in strategic advisory, top executive education programs, and science and policy forums, bringing innovative solutions for the sustainable development of Vietnam, through connecting collective intellectual strengths of Vietnamese talented experts and intellectuals worldwide with strong aspirations to contribute to the country’s progress. Our network engages 2,000 experts and 10,000 collaborators across 20 countries.​

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Countries

300+

Strategic project members

2000+

Core members

10,000+

Collaborators

20+

Training programs

10+

Strategic projects

10+

International conferences and symposiums

Visit www.avseglobal.org to learn more about us

Sponsors

Partners