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Advance Materials for Environment team won the Grand Winner award of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in VIETNAM 2019

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This is the 2nd year Leave a Nest conducted TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in VIETNAM on 1st June 2019 at Saigon Innovation Hub, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

9 finalists were chosen out of 22 applications to showcase their core technology, business model and issues that they want to solve in front of the caliber judges from Leave a Nest, Mitsui Chemical Singapore R&D Centre Pte. Ltd., Delightex Pte. Ltd., Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Sun* Startup Studio Vietnam, Focustech Ventures, Saigon Innovation Hub and Circo. The finalists were from various backgrounds such as Agri Tech, Bio Tech and Deep Tech.

Invited speaker Prof. Dr. Bui Xuan Thanh from the Advance Water Treatment Technology team was the grand winner of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in VIETNAM 2018 shared about his experience and journey on Tech Planter program. He gave an energetic presentation together with encouragement words to the finalists this year.

We introduced various awards from our partners. Team Advance Materials for Environment that working on sustainable method to obtain silica from rice husk won Grand Winner prize. The winner received JPY 300,000 cash prize, return airfares and accommodation for 2 team members to join TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2019 in the final regional round. Winner from Singapore round will be invited to join meeting in Tokyo Japan in March 2020.

Check it out the list of all winners below:

Grand Winner

Content: 300,000 JPY cash prize, round trip air tickets to Singapore and accommodation for 2 team members, and right to participate in TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2019.
Team: Advance Materials for Environment
Theme: Sustainable method to obtain silica from rice husk

Advance Materials for Environment with panel of judges

 

Mitsui Chemicals Award

Content: 2,500 SGD cash prize
Team: PRIF
Theme: Compact Revolutionary Personal Air Vehicle

Team PRIF with Dr. Toru Sumita from Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre

Delightex Award

Content: 2,500 SGD cash prize
Team: IAmV
Theme: Enhancing black garlic quality with increasing functional benefits.

Team IAmV with Mr. Sophian from Delightex Pte. Ltd.

ROHTO Award

Content: 200,000 JPY cash prize
Team: Irisian
Theme: Development of an Artificial Intelligence system for eye disease diagnosis.

Team Irisian with Dr. Trung Xuan Ngo from ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

 

Sun* Award

Content:2,500 SGD cash prize
Team: Irisian
Theme: Development of an Artificial Intelligence system for eye disease diagnosis.

Team Irisian with Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tuan from Sun*

 

Circo Award

Content: 5 mentoring sessions
Team: PRIF
Theme: Compact revolutionary Personal Air Vehicle (PAV).

Team PRIF with Mr. Linh Hoang from Circo

Saigon Innovation Hub Award

Content: 9 Group mentoring sessions for 3 finalists
Teams: PRIF, Irisian and Advance Materials for Environment

Team Advance Materials for Environment with Ms. Huong Nguyen from Saigon Innovation Hub
Team Irisian with Ms. Huong Nguyen from Saigon Innovation Hub
Team PRIF with Ms. Huong Nguyen from Saigon Innovation Hub

 

Leave a Nest Special Award

Content: Invitation to TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Singapore 2019 and participation in Lightning Talk
Team: Fresh Water
Theme: Smart Desalination machine for fishing boat

Fresh Water team with Dr. Kihoko Tokue and Mr. Shohei Michael Maekawa from Leave a Nest Group

Congratulations to all the winners! We look forward to the contribution of the winners as well as the finalists in solving world issues. The next TECH PLANTER event will be held in Thailand on 6th of July 2019. Stay tuned!

Here is the upcoming Demo Day in the SEA region:

6 Jul  Thailand

20 Jul Malaysia

3 Aug Singapore

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