Samsung Solve For Tomorrow 2020 has been kick-started in Vietnam

Solve For Tomorrow by Samsung is the competition which encourages students to leverage technology and ideate for solutions to address social issues in local community.

Working with Department of Education and Training of Hoa Binh province

[Ho Chi Minh City, June 29th, 2020] – Today, Samsung Vina Electronics, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education & Training and Junior Achievement Vietnam (JA Vietnam) has launched the program Samsung Solve For Tomorrow 2020 (SFT 2020) which is the competition for secondary and high school students nationwide.


With the theme of applying Robotics in researching and developing solutions for Education, Environment, Medical & Health problems, Samsung Vina desires to encourage Vietnamese students to take a closer look to local issues around them and think about how they can make a meaningful impact on the community.


SFT 2020 is also a platform to provide knowledge and soft skills training including Design Thinking, Problem-solving, Time Management, Creative Thinking, Teamwork and Presentation skills  to help improving the teachers and students’ abilities in research methods, creativity and presentation for when developing their projects.


Mr. Suh Kyung Wook, President of Samsung Vina Electronics shared: “Secondary and high school students are the future talents of Vietnam. We believe that Solve For Tomorrow program not only helps unlocked and nurture potential talents, but also encourages and motivates them to follow their dreams and ambition. We hope the competition will collect many meaningful solutions to address today’s issues and elevate people lives in local community. ” 


Ms. Doan Bich Ngoc, CEO of JA Vietnam said: “Accompany with the national digitalization agenda, we would like to provide technology knowledge and skills through qualified training for the next generation and create valuable opportunities for students to practices and turn their ideas into reality. Our ambition is nurture skillful work forces for future.”


Solve For Tomorrow is a Samsung’s global initiative, which has been launched in Vietnam since 2019 and attracted 436 students and 103 teachers in 56 schools in Ben Tre, Tay Ninh, Quang Nam, and Dong Thap provinces. This is the second year Samsung has implemented this program in Vietnam.

Kick-off ceremony at Tay Hanoi Secondary School

SFT 2020 is expanded nationwide, and officially kick-started on June 29, 2020 with 3 rounds:

  1. Preliminary Round: from June 29th, 2020 to August 31st, 2020: includes 2 key activities which are online training and online examination submission. All teachers and students register for online training and submit their innovative ideas or solutions.  40 winner teams will be selected for the next round.

  2. Pitching Round: from September 15th, 2020, to October 23rd, 2020: the finalist teams will be grouped for advanced training for prototype development. 10 winner teams will be selected after joining the pitching for their projects.

  3. Finale Round will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28th, 2020. Results and awards ceremony will take place on the same day.


The total prize value of Samsung Solve For Tomorrow 2020 is up to nearly VND 600 million.


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