Two projects namely NANONEEM and BRAIN ANALYTICS of International University (IU) have won the “Innovative Social Business Concept” Awards , announced by Business Modal Innovation global evaluation committee on July 27, 2021.
Brief description: Herbal-derived biopesticide for green agriculture, saving forest and helping local communities in remoted areas.
Members: Duong Nguyen Hong Nhung; Nguyen Minh Hieu; Nguyễn Ngọc Anh Thư; Nguyen Thanh Nhan; Tran Ngoc Diep; Trịnh Thị Xuân; ADVISOR Lê Thị Thu Hương; COACH Lê Thị Thu Hà; COACH Nguyễn Thu Hằng; COACH Trần Thị Ngọc Diệp;
Brief description: Brain Analytics software supports doctors in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease with MRI images using Artificial Intelligence.
Members: Pham Thi Nhu Trang; ADVISOR Hà Thị Thanh Hương; MENTOR Trần Thị Ngọc Diệp;
Organized by HEC Montréal, in Canada, Social Business Creation (SBC) is a global competition and an innovative training platform through which participants learn about how to use market mechanisms to solve social challenges.
From a social mission idea at the beginning of the competition, participants will learn how to create profitable businesses with strong social impacts. Besides the rich learning experience, participants will get chances to win several prizes in cash, services, and scholarships to participate in SBC program.
Social Business Creation competition count on the financial support of Scotiabank, and the collaboration of Yunus Center founded by Nobel laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus.
♦ROUND 1: SOCIAL INNOVATION ROUND
⇒ Of the 165 labs that entered 2021 Edition, 96 labs passed the Social Innovation Round
♦ROUND 2: BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION ROUND
⇒ Of the 96 labs competing in this round, 68 labs passed
♦ SEMI-FINAL ROUND: EXECUTION AND SCALE-UP
⇒ Winners of the grand prizes will be announced on August 15, 2021
♦FINAL ROUND: SOCIAL BUSINESS IMPACTS
⇒ Winners to be announced on October 1, 2021