return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Hanoi students win special prize at international invention contest

Two eleventh graders of the Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, have won the special prize of the fifth International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (ICAN)  for their product Intelligent Rubbish Can At School (IRAS).

 

{keywords}
Ngo Gia Bao and Ngo Gia Khanh working on their product ‘Intelligent Rubbish Can At School’


Under the instruction of Phan Quoc Nguyen, a lecturer at the Hanoi – Vietnam National University, two students Ngo Gia Bao and Do Gia Khanh designed a dustbin with a sensor-based sorting lid which can separate trash into two buckets inside.

The bottom of the dustbin is attached with a robot vacuum to clean up trash on the floor. The product can also perform the function of disinfection, sterilisation, and temperature and humidity measurement.

According to Gia Bao, the duo had to make 30 adjustments to complete the product. They also had to prepare a six-minute video presentation to submit to the jury.

Organized by Toronto International Society of Innovation and Advanced Skills (TISIAS), ICAN is known as the first international inventors’ event ever held in Canada and a place of global exchange and festivity for all participating inventors, celebrating their hard work and dedication towards creativity and innovation.

{keywords}
Design of the special prize winning product ‘Intelligent Rubbish Can At School’

The main purpose of the event is to arrange a special platform on which the world’s creativity can emerge and bring invention and innovation exhibition culture to life by providing exceptional opportunities for inventors and students worldwide to expand their international landscape of activities.

This year’s event received a total of 608 applications submitted by entrants from 61 countries, marking the highest record of participating countries in the last five editions. NDO

Vietnamese students win gold at international innovation contest

Vietnamese students win gold at international innovation contest

The Vietnam team including three students from Lao Cai High School for the Gifted and a student from Hanoi Medical University won the gold medal at the International Invention and Innovation 2020 (INTARG).

MORE NEWS

Disciplinary measures against a number of leading officials, Party organisations

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission held its 23rd session in Hanoi on November 29-30, during which it proposed disciplinary actions be taken against some leading officials and party organisations.

Big bosses lose billions of dollars

Several businessmen have built a fortune over the last decade, but their ambition of obtaining growth at lightening speed has caused their assets to drop dramatically.

Vietnam Airlines operates special flight on first anniversary of VN-US direct flight

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the non-stop flight between Vietnam and the US, Vietnam Airlines  provided a special flight with surprises for passengers on the evening of November 26.

Industry in need of strategic links

With not everyone in Vietnam’s industrial landscape yet recovering from 2021’s troubles, many groups have no choice but to move from low-cost production to manufacturing higher-value products.

Cherry blossoms attract tourists to Sapa

Cherry blossoms have been in full bloom in the tourist town of Sapa, attracting lots of visitors.

President to pay State visit to RoK next week

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse will pay a state visit to the Republic of Korea from December 4-6.

Fansipan among five top destinations for mountain trekking at year-end

Renowned tourism website Women's Weekly of Singapore has named Fansipan among the leading five destinations to visit for mountain trekking at the end of the year, with the website noting the Vietnamese mountain’s impressive views.

Dortmund chiefs predict bright future for VN football

Although this was only a friendly game with many of the German stars absent from the starting eleven due to the Qatar World Cup, the victory gave the Bundesliga team food for thought about Vietnamese players.

International designers dazzle fashion fans in Hanoi

International designers left a deep impression on fans of fashion in Hanoi with hundreds of fascinating designs presented at the Aquafina VN International Fashion Week (AVIFW) Fall/Winter 2022.

Monthly Government meeting focuses on year-end key tasks

The Government has established working groups on liquidity and currency, the real estate market and corporate bonds led by deputy prime ministers to stabilise these markets.

Vietnam to reduce environmental impact of textile-garment industry by 2030

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) has set a goal of helping Vietnam's textile and garment industry be more environmentally friendly by 2030.

Property brokers no longer manipulate prices as buyers become more cautious

As buyers have become more aware and careful about shady practices, real estate brokers have not been able to sell properties at prices much higher than their real value.

Hanoi to turn middle alluvium ground into park

One more park has been designed for Hanoians. However, it is still unclear when the project will appear, as a number of other projects are still on paper or pending.

Asian investors eye more M&A opportunities in Vietnam

Investors from Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), and Singapore are looking for more potential merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities in Vietnam, pinning high hopes on the long-term growth prospects of the market.

Vietnam's fishery exports exceed 10 billion USD in 11 months

Fishery exports reeled in 10.14 billion USD as of November this year, up 27% annually, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
back_to_top