Coway officially sponsors the “Korea Junior Water Prize 2018” hosted by the Korea Water Forum.
This event was prepared to raise teenagers’ interest in international water issues solve them based on creative thinking.
The deadline for the application is 12:00 on July 6 every team consisting of one or two teenagers between the ages of 15~18 a guidance teacher can participate. It is required to identify free water-related themes submit research plans results how to solve those issues. Key evaluation factors include theme creativity, practicality, social economic values.
The teams in the qualifying round will join the incubating program guided by the Coway Environmental Technology Research Institute located in the research park of Seoul National University. Therefore, they can experience advanced water-related technologies of Coway receive practical counselling about research contents through one-on-one mentoring.
A total of six teams will be awarded at this event. The best team will be eligible for participating in the “Stockholm Junior Water Prize” which will be held in Sweden in the future.
Hae-sun Lee, the CEO of Coway, “We expect our sponsorship will contribute to increasing next generations’ social role interest in solving world’s water issues. As Korea’s representative water company, Coway will continue to raise people’s awareness on the importance of clean water.”