The Net Zero Challenge 2023 (N0C) is the premier sustainable technology competition in Vietnam organized by Touchstone Partners and the Temasek Foundation. The aim of the competition is to seek technological solutions to combat climate change and promote sustainable development. As a university committed to constant innovation for a better quality of life, VinUni is honored to partner with N0C to advance renewable energy development to achieve the goal of reducing carbon emissions.
Participate in the Net Zero Challenge for a chance to win a total prize of up to 630,000 USD (15 billion VND) to pilot climate change solutions in Vietnam! Winners will have the opportunity to access investment funds and collaborate with leading corporate partners in Vietnam and around the world.
The competition focuses on three main issues: Renewable energy & carbon elimination; Sustainable food systems and Agriculture; Circular economy and Waste management.
There are no limitations on the ideas that can be submitted; if you have developed a commercially viable pilot product, submit your entry quickly to enter a world-class arena, making your mark and gaining recognition on the international stage.
– Register for the competition at: HERE
– Submission period: August 21, 2023 – October 15, 2023
Touchstone Partners is an early-stage venture capital fund committed to investing in technology startups with the potential to create a significant impact on people and the environment in Vietnam.
The Temasek Foundation is part of Temasek Holdings, a government-owned investment agency of Singapore, fully owned by the Ministry of Finance. The Temasek Foundation has donated medical equipment and supplies, including ventilators, masks, and protective gear, to the Ministry of Health in Vietnam to support COVID-19 prevention and control efforts. Temasek Foundation and Touchstone Partners have also been places where many VinUni students have sought angel investment funding for various startup projects.