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Vietnamese students earn big at Invention Creativity Olympic 2018

Vietnamese students enjoyed a successful World Invention Creativity Olympic (WICO) 2018, with three teams bringing home gold medals and one team bagging a silver medal.

The Vietnamese teams, comprising of 16 high school students competing in four different categories, introduced highly-applicable initiatives, focusing on science and environmental protection.

This is the first time after seven years of participating in the competition the Vietnamese delegation, together with Indonesia, won the Semi Grand Award. This is also the first time that Vietnam has brought home the Best Leading Innovation Award.

The annual competition was organised by the Korea University Invention Association and supported by the Republic of Korea’s parliament.

The jury of the competition included international experts with criteria defined by leading scientists.

This year, the WICO was held from August 1-5, drawing 228 teams and 1,100 students from 30 countries and territories.