NA Chairman attends awards ceremony of VinFuture Prize 2022

On the evening of December 20, at the Hanoi Opera House, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue attended the VinFuture 2022 award ceremony, an event honouring four scientific works that have helped revive and rebuild the lives of millions of people in Vietnam and the world after the pandemic.
Singer Christina Aguilera on stage at the 2022 VinFuture Prize.
Singer Christina Aguilera on stage at the 2022 VinFuture Prize.

With the theme “Reviving and Reshaping”, the VinFuture Prize 2022 honoured outstanding scientific and technological works that have had a positive impact during and after the pandemic, helping to sustainably develop the lives of millions of people around the planet.

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National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, former Permanent member of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Communication and Education m and other delegates attend the award ceremony.

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Prof. Sir Richard Henry Friend, Chair of the VinFuture Prize Council delivers the opening speech at the ceremony.

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NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the ceremony.

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The Special Prize for innovators from developing countries goes to Prof. Thalappil Pradeep of India.

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NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue presents the Vinfuture Grand Prize worth 3 million USD, namely Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee (the UK), Dr Vinton Gray Cerf (the US), Dr Emmanuel Desurvire (France), Dr Robert Elliot Kahn (the US), and Prof. Sir David Neil Payne (the UK), who made breakthrough inventions in global internet connection technology, which have comprehensively changed means of communications and working and laid a stepping stone for modern socio-economic development.

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The Special Prize for innovators with outstanding achievements in emerging fields is bestowed upon Dr Demis Hassabis from the UK and Dr John Jumper from the US.

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The Special Prize for female innovators honoured Prof. Pamela Christine Ronald of the US.

Photos: NDO/Duy Linh