(HANOI) WORKSHOP ON CALL FOR PROPOSALS : 2ND PROOF OF CONCEPT COMPETITION

Following the huge success of the 1st Proof of Concept contest in 2016 with 18 success enterprises, Vietnam Climate Innovation Center (VCIC) has launched the 2nd Proof of Concept Competition in Vietnam in April 2017 with the sponsorship of World Bank and The Ministry of Science and Technology.

The contest aims to turn challenges posed by climate change into business opportunity through support for entrepreneurs and startup enterprises in the field of green and sustainable development.

Attending the workshop are successful enterprises in the 1st PoC, such as Mitecom, an enterprises attempting to put environmental law into practice; Car pool project, a solution to help save cost and preserve the environment; Lam An enterprise with environmental-friendly cooker, all of which have been awarded with grant funding amounting to 70.000$. These enterprises are, as of late, having very strong growth. Also attending the workshop are exemplary startup enterprises such as Rudicaf, 1office, Project Kit....

Entrepreneurs and startup enterprises have the opportunity to receive:

(1). Grant funding up to 70.000$; 

(2). Mentorship and training; 

(3). Business consulting service; and 

(4). Call for fund at all development phases from idea phase, to incubation, commercialization and market development phase.