Our Award

The International SEPT Competence Center of the University of Leipzig and the Office for Economic Development of the City of Leipzig have been working together in Ho Chi Minh City since 2015 to offer young startups from Vietnam the opportunity to test new markets in the European Union and especially in Leipzig.

The International Innovators Award, organized jointly with the UEH Institute of Innovation, took place on November 18, 2021.

During the event, six finalists were able to present their business model as well as a plan on how to approach the European market to an international jury.

From a total of 30 applicants, three winners were chosen who could represent interesting innovations in the German market.

Mekong Smile Tour is proud of being the winner of the project “Linkage Tourism with Handicraft Village to Generate the Circular Value Chain”.