The Centre for Science and Technology Development for Youth kicked off the Contest on Youth Innovation Ideas 2016 for young Vietnamese (Source: khoahoctre.com.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – The Centre for Science and Technology Development for Youth has kicked off the Contest on Youth Innovation Ideas 2016 for young Vietnamese aged 6 to 35 at home and abroad.

The contest, with the theme Urban Planning and Development, aims to promote innovation and scientific research among youth. It seeks initiatives and practical solutions that can be used to develop a modern, civilised city. 

Innovative ideas for this year’s contest should be focused on rehabilitation of the city’s five main canals, including Tau Hu-Ben Nghe, Doi-Te, Tan Hoa-Lo Gom, Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghr, Tham Luong-Ben Cat canals.

The contest encourages submission of initiatives and solutions on the resettlement of households living along canals and rivers as well as ways to reduce traffic congestion, flooding and pollution.

Entries will be accepted until September 20 at the Centre for Science and Technology Development for Youth in HCM City’s District 1.

Online submissions can be sent to the website khoahoctre.com.vn.-VNA