Concept & History
In 1994, Samsung Electronics established the Human-Tech Thesis Prize. The goal of the Prize is threefold:
- to search for creative and driven young people who will lead the field of science into the future for Korea;
- to encourage research at the collegiate level; and
- to increase the awareness of the importance of technology in society.The Prize has gone beyond its expectations of nurturing creativity and research among young scientists to become the major driving force behind the intellectual passion for college students to succeed in research.Currently,
The Prize has gone beyond its expectations of nurturing creativity and research among young scientists to become the major driving force behind the intellectual passion for college students to succeed in research.
Currently, the Prize encourages student participation from domestic and foreign high schools, colleges and graduate schools in order to broaden and enrich the basis of research and development of the sciences in Korea.
Through the Prize competition, Samsung Electronics has and will continue to discover and cultivate gifted human talent in science and technology. This human talent will serve as the foundation necessary to compete in the global environment in which technology has become both a weapon and an asset to the nations.
Samsung Electronics strives deepen and expand the research in core technological areas through the Human-Tech Thesis Prize. The Prize itself will develop into a renowned award for students all over the world.
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