World Summit Awards (WSA) is a nomination based award system with a clear focus on digital innovation with social impact and relation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Submissions for the WSA 2018 can contain all mobile and web-based applications, such as: apps, webpages, applications for wearable’s, kiosk installations, SMS based products, mobile games and interactive mobile productions. There is no limitation regarding the platforms or channels the projects work with.
Application deadline September 15. To apply from Latvia for the national contests - fill the form!
WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS CATEGORIES
GOVERNMENT & CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT (services | open data | democratic participation)
HEALTH & WELL BEING (medical care | sport | lifestyle Health & Well Being)
LEARNING & EDUCATION (knowledge | science | skills The Learning & Education)
ENVIRONMENT & GREEN ENERGY (climate | sustainable resources | agriculture)
CULTURE & TOURISM (heritage | entertainment | subcultures)
SMART SETTLEMENTS & URBANIZATION (mobility |productive work | sustainable living)
BUSINESS & COMMERCE (innovative services | security | finance | marketing)
INCLUSION & ENPOWERMENT (diversity | gender | justice | human rights)
Read more about categories and expectations under the each of the categories
Recognizing digital innovation with high impact on society
As a UN based initiative, the World Summit Awards select and promote the world’s most outstanding digital content. “Today, our world is almost entirely connected. But in this ocean of products and services, quality content is hard to find and local solutions have a hard time to compete with mainstream solutions”, states WSA Chairman Peter A Bruck. “WSA provides the answer to this issue, by promoting local content with global relevance.”
This awards year’s highlight- The WSA Global Congress
After the national pre-selection period, a jury of eminent experts will come together to evaluate the submissions and select the 40 best products from among hundreds of national nominations and the 6 best young innovators in the Youth category.
The winners will get the chance to present their products at the WSA Global Congres. The event will offer a platform for high level experts, industry leaders and government representatives to discuss digital innovation.