The Final Night of “Greenovation Challenge 2017” Contest

30 Sep 2017
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On 30th September, 2017, The final round of “Greenovation Challenge 2017” contest was held at Au Co Theater by the Association of Students of Foreign Trade University under the sponsorship of the Faculty of Economics and International Business, FTU and the co-operation of Coca Cola Vietnam - the main sponsor for the contest.

On the side of Hanoi Youth Union, there was presence of: Mr. Tran Quang Hung, member of executive committee, Head of Office of the Vietnamese Students’Association of Hanoi.

On the side of sponsors, there was presence of: Ms. Nguyen Thi Y Nhu - Chief of Coca-Cola Vietnam External Relations Department; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phan Tien Dung - Deputy Director of Department of Application and Development of Technology- Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology; Ms. Do Van Nguyet, Director of Live & Learn Environmental Education in Vietnam; Vietnam Business Forum - Media sponsors for the contest.

On the side of Foreign Trade University, there was the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dao Thi Thu Giang - Vice President; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy - Vice President; Dr. Pham Thu Huong - Head of Trade Union Department - Head of the Department of Undergraduate Training Management; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Thi Ly - Dean of Falcuty of Economics and International Business; Mr. Hoang Tuan Dung - Secretary of the Youth Union; Ms. Pham Diep Anh - President of FTU Student Association, FTU lecturers,  FTU students and students from other universities such as Hanoi University of Technology, Vietnam Academy of Agriculture, National Economics University, …

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU delivered a speech in the final night

Giving speech at the finale, Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan – President of Foreign Trade University expressed his pleasure to be invited to the final round of this meaningful contest. With the message "Save the bottle, Shape our future," the contest seeks out green creative ideas, projects that limit the effects of plastic waste on the current and future living environment, improves the community's sense of recycling and reusing of plastic waste, then encourages students to pay more attention to environmental protection. The president affirmed that this competition become more meaningful and effective when Foreign Trade University collaborates with  Hanoi University of Science and Technology.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU answered interview questions of the media

Although being orgarnized for the first time, the competition has attracted the participation of many students in many universities nationwide with 37 projects of 37 teams of students from 17 universities in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh. The President also sent thanks to Coca Cola Vietnam for sponsoring and supporting all events of the competition from the first day to the finale. In addition, He thanks teachers, cadres, staff and workers in FTU for their interest and encouragement. The president also express his gratitude towards experts, mentors of the competition, organizations, agencies, units, businesses, individuals and students - who will spread out the enthusiasm of the contest so that these projects can be applied into reality.

Pictures of all teams at the final

 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dao Thi Thu Giang - Vice President made questions for the teams

The five best teams have selected from over 37 teams from universities nationwide including:

AC – COOLERS Team: "Bioplastic material for environmental protection, replacing petroleum resin" Project

LMPH Team: "Bình CHÀ!" Project

One More Time Team: "Green Lab" Project

Underdog team:  "EKO HERO" Project

TTSC Team: "Happy Trash: Picking up the rubbish with all our heart"

Throughout the two rounds of the project presentation and debate, “ Greenovation Challenge 2017” found the winning team "One more time” with the most excellent project and performance. The project aims at bringging a better understanding to  the younger generation, directly impacting future behaviors through the innovative idea of "Green Lab".

The finale opens up new potential green ideas to be implemented in practice, contributing to raising awareness of community in environmental protection in the era of plastic waste. 

The winner team

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Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.