Exciting final night of the contest “Germany Vietnam Best Business Idea Award” in 2016

Germany Vietnam Best Business Idea Award ” is an annual competition organized by the cooperation among the University of Leipzig (Germany) and Hanoi University of Technology and Vietnam E-Commerce Association (VECOM). The competition underwent 3 rounds. At December 28, the best 5 teams of the competition met in the exciting final round.

With the aim to bring the exciting experience of starting a business, with a chance to work with youthful and dynamic contestants to raise the basic knowledge of management, organization, and planning business, 4th year organized innovative Debut Vietnam Germany in 2016 has received the attention of a large number of students at universities and academies in the region.

After 2 months, the competition has attracted the participation of 50 teams with 70 ideas and hundreds of contestants from universities nationwide.

On behalf of Hanoi University of Technology, Dr. Tran Van Top, wished the teams would be confident of presenting their business ideas to convince the jury and the audience: “I am very impressed with the scale of the organization as well as the significance of this start-up competition in general and the professional preparation of the organization team. I hope, after the competition, despite winning or not, the teams stay committed with their ideas, as its criteria is to accumulate experience and build relationships”.

Prof. Tran Van Binh – Head of the Jury said: “Germany Vietnam Best Business Idea Award has now become an interesting playground for students with creative passion and desire to start-up. In 2016, there are many projects, 5 teams in the final night as the team’s ideas meet new start-up ideas and is full of prospects. Through the competition the students can introduce the idea of ​​starting a business, businesses also see the new direction came from the youth factor”.

In the final night, the crews have 7 minutes to present and pitch their project and answer questions from the jury. With its excellent project “magic box-pro” came from Catun team includes 2 members: Tran Anh Quang – Grade Control and Automation 3 – School of Electrical Engineering and Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy – accounting class K58 – School of Economics and Management has won the first prize.

After the contest, the winning teams received invitation to join BKHUP Coworking Space which is one of the most moderm creative working place in Hanoi for start-up by Bk-Holding in cooperation with Up company.

1 Catun Magic box magic box-pro The project opens up access to new technology products with low price, simultaneously, has the ability to connect to most household appliances such as televisions, refrigerators, lighting. Irrigation systems enables easy management and cost savings.


First prize
2 Unique Smart Helmet Bring the solution to the helmet with durable textured design than the usual hats, simultaneously, additional parts such as GPS navigation, reply to messages and voice calls help users limit risks in traffic.


The second prize
3 IEB Smart Escape backpack Stemming from the reality of serious fires occurred in succession causing great losses in lives and property. Smart Escape backpack with robust design, the speed controller and the cables and accessories included, allowing users to integrate all instruments of escape in a backpack.


The third prize/

Award voted by the audience

4 Gemini Switch Hardware, network connectivity and remote control Equipment brought convenience applications from IOT technology in house, with Gemini Switch users will not replace any existing equipment in the family.


Consolation prizes
5 The Fobik Folding bicycles Project clever folding bicycles, can be easily transported with flexible folding mechanism. Consolation prizes


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