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.
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 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