Ho Chi Minh City Innovation and Startup Week launched

10:32 | 16/10/2018 Science - Technology

The 2018 Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Week (WHISE 2018), the city’s biggest startup event of the year, will be held from October 15-19, with the aim of promoting innovation and startups in the city.

ho chi minh city innovation and startup week launched
Ho Chi Minh City Innovation and Startup Week launched

The annual event was co-organized by the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee and the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam.

On the occasion, Ho Chi Minh City will review a writing contest on startup ideas “Startup Wheel”, the Startup Exchange trading and startup investment floor, Internet of Things (IOT) solutions for smart cities, and Creative Idea Contest (CiC) startup initiatives.

In addition, a series of seminars, a technology exhibition and a technology, equipment and environment solutions will be held within the framework of the week.

Furthermore, the final rounds and award ceremony of “IOT solutions for Smart Cities”, “innovation in high-tech agricultural production”, the Creative Idea Contest (CIC) 2018 and the Innovative Startups in Tourism contests will also be held.

Theo NDO