On the afternoon of November 4, 2023, the final of the Student Startup Competition with Innovative Ideas and Projects at Tan Tao University, Round I, 2023, became a stage of creativity for six outstanding ideas, a gathering full of energy and emotions among young people.
In today’s competitive and rapidly changing society, fostering a spirit of innovation in entrepreneurship is essential to provide young generations, including students, with opportunities to unleash and contribute unique and novel ideas to various projects.
The Student Startup Competition with Innovative Ideas and Projects at Tan Tao University, Round I, 2023, has provided a platform to nurture the talents and dreams of students. With 48 project ideas registered for the preliminary round, the judges selected 28 projects to advance to the second round. In the final round, six outstanding projects were chosen, including three in the fields of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries, three in the areas of services and body care cosmetics, and one project focused on social impact entrepreneurship.
Judge of the final round Associate Professor, Dr. Lam Van Tan – Director of the Department of Science and Technology of Ben Tre province received Identify project ideas registered to participate in the competition of school students that have the ability to develop and circulate in the market because the products created have a process of research, processing, tested to meet production standards such as food safety standards. This contest helps students become more confident about their ideas, creating motivation for projects to develop their potential and contribute economically to the locality.
First prize with the idea: “Journey to build Melonmilk Syrup brand from VietGAP TTU melon” by student group Nguyen Gia Kien – Tan Tao University Gifted High School. Instead of consuming traditional cantaloupe, the project has successfully created Cantaloupe Syrup – A product with a new flavor: delicious, nutritious and convenient. This is a potential solution to develop product diversification as well as reduce the level of post-harvest loss of cantaloupes today.
Nguyen Gia Kien – Tan Tao Talented High School said: “This contest creates a useful playground, logical thinking, creativity, as well as giving us the opportunity to express ourselves. In particular, innovation in entrepreneurship plays an important role for students not only personally but also for social and economic development, which encourages and develops creative thinking to help We create new ideas, breakthrough products and services, thereby contributing to the development and progress of society.”
The second prize goes to the idea: “Journey to build a brand of Handmade beauty products from sunflowers” by the team of Vo Thi Y Nhi – Tan Tao University.
Also receiving 3rd prize were the following ideas
– MUNITY coffee grounds startup model, team idea of Le Huynh Dang Khoa
– Tan Tao University-Green Natural, team idea of Pham Hoang Anh – Tan Tao University.
– Handmade soap business (LEAF SOAP team idea of Do Nguyen Thao Vy – Tan Tao University.
– Joint stock company researching, producing and developing products from pineapple leaf fibers (ECO- Z) team idea of Nguyen Thi Thuy Linh – Tan Tao University.
The competition within the framework of the Techfest Long An 2023 program encourages students to present ideas that do not stop at the scope of the competition, but turn their ideas into reality. The final round of the competition for students with innovative start-up ideas and projects at Tan Tao University level I, 2023 opens a new beginning for many meaningful projects advised by leading units and experts in the industry.