Welcome to the national registration page for the WSA 2019!



The World Summit Award (WSA) is the global follow-up initiative of the United Nations World Summit on Information Society (WSIS).

  • Global competition for digital innovation with social impact
  • Focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Active in over 180 UN member states
  • National pre-selection by global experts network: local winners = nominees for global WSA
  • 8 Categories
  • WSA Global Congress and Winners Award Ceremony
  • Conducted since 2003

The World Summit Award (WSA) was founded in 2003 by Austria as part of the UN World Summit on Information Society as a global initiative to award local digital content with high social value and presents it worldwide. Through close cooperation with the United Nations agencies and strategic alignment with the UN SDGs, the WSA is a globally recognized quality seal for digital innovation.

Visit for more information: www.worldsummitawards.org, facebook.com/WorldSummitAwards and twitter.com/WSAoffice

WSA is a nomination based award system.

To apply you need to be nominated by either a WSA National Expert as best national digital application in one of the 8 categories.

Each country can only nominate one project/solution per category. Nominations to the international WSA are possible through national contests and national expert panel selection.

Through this high level selectory system, please be aware that every country has their own deadlines for the call. The generally communicated WSA deadline is the timeframe of the global call, and communicates the last possible date of a nomination by the national expert panel.

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To apply for WSA you have to provide detailed information on your product in the WSA Database.

Please find here some guidelines on how you should provide this information in order to make the application easier to evaluate and process and hence promote your project the best.

Once you have read the guidelines to make the application, you can find here a manual to use the database.

CONTACT US FOR QUESTIONS!

Be it an app to help the blind using smartphones, or a website reanimating history-  the World Summit Awards offer a platform for those, who think beyond the box.

 

Since 2003, 426 Winners have been selected from over 4000 nominations, presenting a diameter of innovation from Indonesia to Argentina, from Iceland to New Zealand. Be it a tool for accurate diagnostics of wounds, a webpage to organize international meetings for you or a political think tank, the WSA Winners offer a vast spectre of digital innovation.

 

Join the hall of fame of digital innovation with impact on society, and apply in 2018!

 

All winners here....

Here you can submit your innovation with high impact on society to be reviewed by your national expert. Please register to get your login data for the WSA Contest Database! We wish you best of luck! Questions? Contact us!


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Please enter the credentials you received by mail from us or sign in with an existing account from former awards.


For more information please visit www.worldsummitawards.org/.


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Please fill in your personal information in order to create a user account. Afterwards you will be able to sign in and register projects to submit to the contest.

To ensure my participation at one of the ICNM contests (World Summit Award, WSA Young Innovators, European Youth Award) I am aware that the use of my submitted personal data is necessary.
The data will be submitted via ICNM (International Center for New Media, a registered society in Leopoldskronstrasse 30, 5020 Salzburg, Austria, organizing the WSA, WSA Young Innovators and EYA) and will be kept minimum for the duration of the contest.
What is more, with my participation I give my consent to be included in future mailings about events and contests by ICNM, WSA, WSA Young Innovators and EYA. I can withdraw my consent any time (contact details below). The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
I have rights pursuant to GDPR in relation to the processing of your personal data, for example a right to information, data porting, to object and to erasure. In order to assert these rights and address other issues relating to the processing of personal data with ICNM, WSA, WSA Young Innovators and EYA, please contact them at: ICNM (International Center for New Media, Subject matter: Data protection query, Leopoldskronstrasse 30, 5020 Salzburg, Austria. Please alternatively forward your queries on the subject of data protection to: office@icnm.net.

I also have a right of appeal to the data protection authority of Austria on matters relating to data protection: www.dsb.gv.at.



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