Would I miss the opportunity this year to bring my innovative ideas to reality?! Is ITUDW for 2020 not really holding this year?!
Fright no more!!!
The worldwide award: International Telecommunication Union Digital World Awards 2020 would be holding in an even better way, ‘Virtually’, themed: ITU DIGITAL WORLD SME VIRTUAL AWARDS.
It is no longer news that a physical event for ITU Digital Awards 2020 has been impeded by the coronavirus pandemic and thus postponed to the last quarter of 2021. This crisis, as we adapt, has not only altered the very essence and fundamentals of life, but has also revealed and surreptitiously mandated a more pragmatic approach to digitalized technological innovative solutions; as well as appreciate the fourth industrial revolution and it’s trends.
The ITU Digital World SME Virtual Awards for 2020, a revitalized chance to recognize and applaud, as well as support initiatives and SMEs with innovative technological solutions; foster investments and enhance networking and collaboration between these initiatives and SMEs with the government, private enterprises, experts and the world at large.
This year’s event would include: masterclasses, pitching of ideas, as well as virtually awarding winners.
Category of Application
Sustainable ICT solutions enhancing universal accessibility to the internet.
SMART CITIES, SMART LIVING
Employing digital technology to improve Urban living in the aspect of energy, commerce, planning, food management, transport and education.
Applying technology in other to improve upon health care and it’s system via remote diagnostics and treatment, home care services, effective monitoring and prevention.
Providing ICT solutions on accessibility to the economy for both bank users and non-bank users.
Eligibility and Benefits
ICT based startups and SMEs are eligible.
Eligible candidates would be invited to partake in a series of online masterclasses where they would be trained on how to pitch to potential clients and investors; secure sponsorship and partnership; as well as developing their capacity.
Furthermore, shortlisted list of candidates would be tasked to give a live online pitch to investors, tech specialist and expert spectators and jury.
The final winners will be:
Recognized by the United Nations.
Attain online visibility on ITU Digital World website.
Awarded a certification of achievement.
Given an executive pass to join at ITU Digital World 2021, as well as partake both on site and in person in the full SME program scheduled to hold in the last quarter of 2021 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
How To Apply
Fill out the form through the link here.
Best of luck!
More info here.
Terms and conditions apply