The MTN Innovation awards are back. Here is how you can apply and participate

The MTN Innovation Awards are back, and we can’t wait to see the participants in this. The competition this year will receive innovations from categories including Health, Education, Financial Services, SME, Agriculture, Media and Entertainment.

Submissions for participating begin on 22nd September 2017 with the deadline being 6th October 2017.

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Entry Requirements

Applications must be submitted online in English. To participate, you are required to Fill in the Application Form, Upload a summary presentation in PDF format of the project/Application/initiatives being entered  including performance, and attach two Reference letters.

Applicants may enter in more than one category with an independent application made for each category. Winners will be announced at the MTN Innovations Awards Event to be held on 8th Nov 2017

The Categories

The award will recognize the best applications in a total of 9 categories as stated below.

Best Health Application

This Award seeks to recognize Applications that aim to extend reach, accessibility and efficiency in delivering health services.

Best Education Application

This Award seeks to recognize Applications that are transforming the Experience and Reach of Education to ordinary Ugandans.

Best Financial Services Application

This Award seeks to recognize Applications that are enabling any financial Inclusion

Best SME Application

This award seeks to recognize Applications that aim to address productivity improvement in the SME sector

Best Agriculture Application

This Award seeks to recognize applications that are driving digitization for efficiency and productivity in the Agricultural sector.

Best Media & Entertainment Application

This awards seeks to recognize an app that addresses both consumers of  services and providers of services and one that demonstrates enabling business  intelligence to enhance reach, accessibility and efficiency.

Most Innovative Mobile App

This award is also given at the judges’ discretion to Mobile applications that invent, innovate, revolutionize, recreate or transform things. It is therefore not a category that is open for entry.

Outstanding Woman in Innovation

This is award seeks to recognize Women that are demonstrating a leading role in defining the innovation for Uganda through Mobile Application Innovations that they have developed or other initiatives that they are driving towards building the eco-system.

Innovation Achiever of the Year

This is a special Award to recognize an Individual or private Entity that has had significant impact in defining, enabling and influencing the Innovation Eco-system of Uganda through local initiatives and activities.

Successful apps will win the developers the MTN Innovations Award and a cash Prize of $3,000.

How to Apply 

If you are interested in participating in the awards, and wish to apply, Click here