Nominations Open for World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018!

Deadline: 31 August 2018

Nominations are open for the World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018, a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network.

The World Summit Award is a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high social impact. Combining an ongoing series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, academia and civil society, WSA is an international platform for cut edge innovative approaches how ICTs can have an impact on society.

Award Categories

  • Government & Citizen Engagement
  • Health & Well Being
  • Learning & Education
  • Environment & Green Energy
  • Culture & Tourism
  • Smart Settlements & Urbanization
  • Business & Commerce
  • Inclusion & Empowerment

Benefits

Invitation to the WSA World Congress including:

  • Pitching seminars
  • 7 minute pitch session in front of an international audience during the Congress
  • A program of especially crafted workshops for the winners
  • Invitation to the prestigious award ceremony and Gala night
  • Board and lodging for the durance of the Congress
  • Eye to eye exchange with speakers, jurors and international guests

Eligibility Criteria

  • WSA is open to any company, organisation or individual in any UN and UNESCO member state.
  • The participation in the WSA Young Innovators is restricted to any entrepreneur, company, student group or project team, where at least one of the founding members and the majority of the team is under the age of 30 (born on or after January 1, 1988) from any of the UN and UNESCO member states.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit World Summit Awards.

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