Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp. (SEPCO) announced the Samsung Create initiative, a national, research-based concept competition that fosters innovative uses of global tech trends to better Filipino lifestyles.
On November 25, 2022, the Grand Hyatt Hotel in BGC began the program. Department of Information and Communication Technology Secretary Ivan John E. Uy.
Department of Trade and Industry Assistant Secretary Ann Claire C. Cabochan, University of the Philippines Assistant Professor Wilson Tan, UPLB College of Arts and Sciences Dean Dr. Maribel Sese, UP Rural High School Principal Mabel Buela, and UPLB Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs attended the launch.
Samsung R&D Institute Philippines launched a website for Samsung Create idea submissions.
Samsung Create, aimed at Filipino university students and young professionals, uses AI, immersive and metaverse technologies, robots, and network and connectivity technologies to develop education, governance, and environmental ideas. Top SPRH engineers will advise Samsung Create participants.
SRPH Vice President Yongduk Hwang said Samsung Create gives young Filipinos more avenues to contribute to the country’s social and economic transformation and the tools they need to change their communities. He also urged government, industry, and academia to work together to assist youth in prospering.