The Vingroup Innovation Foundation (VINIF) approaches more than 50 leading research institutes and universities across the country for signing a coopeation Memoradum of Understanding (MOU) and targets students in the final academic year, Vietnamese lecturers and scientists working in Vietnam and abroad.


1. Host organizations

  • Working in the fields relevant to the proposed research areas, having a seal and bank account, having the right to participate in the selection of and direct management of scientific and technological research projects.
  • Having signed a MOU with Vingroup on annual research grants,  experience exchanges with professors and among students, researchers; teaching and knowledge sharing.

2. Project leaders

  •  Scientist with a doctorate.
  •  Appropriate professional experience and achievements in the prioritized research fields.
  • Be able to directly organize implementation of research projects and ensure implementation milestones. In case the project leader is a Vietnamese residing abroad, he/she is required to spend at least 3 months per year working in Vietnam.  The number of foreign team members should not exceed 30%.

3. Priority areas

  • VINIF funds Bigdata-related scientific research projects such as computer sciences, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, automation, nano-technology, renewable energy, new generation materials, etc.
  • For other areas, VINIF will consider breakthrough projects having great impact on the society.


1. Research institutes, universities:

Research institutes and universities having signed MOU with Vingroup can actively develop a master training program and apply for VINIF master scholarships.

2. Individuals who will enroll in a postgraduate course:

  • Students in the final academic year of relevant fields or those having relevant bachelor degrees.
  • University lecturers.
  • Researchers working in research institutes.

3. Individuals who have enrolled in a postgraduate course:

Graduate and PhD students who have enrolled in a full-time course at a domestic postgraduate training institution.

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