World Summit Award Young Innovators Award for Young Digital Entrepreneurs

World Summit Award Young Innovators Award for Young Digital Entrepreneurs

World Summit Award Young Innovators Award for Young Digital Entrepreneurs

World Summit Award Young Innovators Award for Young Digital Entrepreneurs

  • WSA selects and promotes local digital innovation improving society. It is a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. Winners benefit not from a one-time financial reward, but a lifelong partnership and integration.
  • WSA is a nomination based award system, eligible for all UN member states.
  • Each country has a national WSA representation – the WSA National Expert. The WSA national experts are carrying out the local pre-selection for WSA, through national contests or national Expert panel selection. To participate in WSA, you need to be nominated by a WSA National Expert as the best national digital application in one of the 8 categories.
  • Each country is eligible to nominate one project/solution per WSA category.
  • Please note that a country’s local deadline for application may vary from the WSA Global deadline.
  • Are you under the age of 26? You may want to also consider to apply for the WSA Young Innovators!

    Categories

  • WSA categories reflect the UN WSIS action lines and are updated regularly to meet the development of the UN Goals. For the edition of the WSA 2022 the categories are:
  • Government & Citizen Engagement – services | open data | democratic participation
  • Health & Well Being – medical care | sport | lifestyle
  • Learning & Education – knowledge | science | skills
  • 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 & Empowerment – diversity | gender | justice | human right
  • Government & Citizen Engagement – services | open data | democratic participation
  • Health & Well Being – medical care | sport | lifestyle
  • Learning & Education – knowledge | science | skills
  • 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 & Empowerment – diversity | gender | justice | human right

    Requirements:

  • WSA looks for digital applications that have a strong impact on society in one of the 8 WSA categories. WSA focuses on content depth, strategic value and local impact of a product.
  • By submission of a project, producers accept the rules of the WSA contests as stated on the WSA Rules & Conditions page.
  • All submitters to WSA have to abide by the rules and regulations mentioned in the UN Declaration on Human Rights. Submissions which encourage war, the exercise of violence, fraud, racism or discrimination will therefore not be accepted and eliminated. Similarly, submissions that violate international copyright provisions will be excluded.
  • WSA cannot be held liable for accepted submissions and their contents and rights.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Summit Award Young Innovators Award for Young Digital Entrepreneurs
     

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