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Our Awards

With our efforts to create products and services for the sustainable environment and for the sustainable development of the community and for a greener earth, we have won many international awards for innovative startups. , award for green products.



Winner of SDG Challenge 2017

1516 won the award  in the SDG Challenge 2017  

SDG Challenge 2017 is a national competition for social impact startups and business innovators. The competition was introduced and hosted for the first time by UNDP Viet Nam and HATCH! VENTURES with the aim to identify potential impact companies that could help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), advancing Viet Nam towards Agenda 2030.


Energy Global Award

1516 is proud to win national prize of Global Energy Award 2019.

With more than 182 participating countries and over 2000 project submissions annually the Energy Globe Award is today's most prestigious environmental prize worldwide. roadcasting time. The aim of the Energy Globe is to raise global attention on sustainable, everywhere applicable environmental solutions and to motivate people to also become active in this area.



First Prize
NTT Com Startup  Challenge 2018 

Fisrt prize in the NTT Com Startup Challenge 2018

NTT Com Startup Challenge 2018 in Vietnam presented by NTT Communications, Japan's largest telecom firm supporting the Asian startup ecosystem with an opportunity for funding, access to their investor network and quality technological infrastructure.


First Prize
2017 US Ambassadors Entrpreneurship Challenge

First prize in the 2017 U.S. Ambassador’s Entrepreneurship Challenge



Remake city program

Winner in the Remake city program, organized by Crevisse and KOICA (.Korea International Cooperation Agency) 


First Prize
Innovation for Good Contest

1516 won the "Innovation for Good" contest. The #InnovationForGood contest organized by the Swedish Embassy in collaboration with Lund University Internet Institute (LUii) aims to honor a Vietnamese organization or individual for contributions to innovating Internet applications and technology in promoting the society in Vietnam.



Second Prize
Seedstars World competition

Seedstars is a Swiss-based private group of companies with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship.


Top 5
The Blue Venture Award

1516 in the top 5 of The Blue Venture Award. 

The Blue Venture Award (BVA) is an award aimed at finding, incubating, inspiring and connecting the startup community with the criteria of balancing corporate profits and community benefits, promoting the community. entrepreneurship for society, giving them the opportunity to go international to learn and compete with community businesses around the world.

In Vietnam, Blue Venture Award is jointly organized by TV Hub Company and Pernord Ricard Vietnam Company. The program creates positive impacts for society, brings meaning to the community, spreads the spirit of entrepreneurship stronger. Create a successful launchpad for young entrepreneurs, giving them the opportunity to go international to learn and compete with entrepreneurs around the world.

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First Prize
Stai Incubator 2016

1516 won first price in the competition "Stai Incubator 2016"


Pursuing Purpose 2021 program

1516 were selected for the 𝗣𝘂𝗿𝘀𝘂𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝘂𝗿𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗲 2021 startup program organized by Seed Planter in collaboration with the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam (Global Affairs Canada). 1516 participated in the program with an algae air purifier.
𝗣𝘂𝗿𝘀𝘂𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝘂𝗿𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗲 is an online startup incubation program to develop Social Impact Enterprises (Social Entrepreneurship), through a network of multi-disciplinary experts in Vietnam and internationally.



P4G Entrepreneurs and SMEs Challenge

1516 is one of representatives of Vietnam selected to attend the program P4G Entrepreneurs and SMEs Challenge, organized by Ministry of SMEs and Startups of the Republic of Korea (MSS)

Throughout this event, the Ministry of SMEs and Startups of the Republic of Korea (MSS) and ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center (ASEIC) will provide networking opportunities among innovative start-ups, SMEs, and investors to develop business and publicize their businesses. The participating companies will be related to five P4G focus areas; Food and Agriculture, Water, Energy, Cities, and Circular Economy.

Moreover, the P4G Entrepreneurs and SMEs Challenge will provide an effective networking platform for both companies and the investor through the online exhibition and IR pitching session.


Creative Business Cup 2016
in Denmark

1516 were selected to participate in the Creative Business Cup 2016 in Denmark. The Creative Business Cup Foundation is a non-profit organisation that is dedicated to supporting start-ups in the creative industries. Since 2012, it has been organising the annual Creative Business Cup competition, which has the purpose of supporting creative start-ups, connecting them with each other and assisting them in finding investors and conquering foreign markets. 

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