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.
You can apply for WSA National Contest Nigeria by completing the application form in links on this page.
WHO CAN APPLY TO WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS?
==> Any company, organization or individual from all UN and UNESCO member states are welcome to apply to WSA.
WHAT COUNTRY CITIZENS/PRODUCTS CAN APPLY HERE?
==> Any company, organization or individual from NIGERIA can apply to through this page.
WHAT PRODUCTS ARE ALLOWED ON WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS?
- WSA is strictly restricted to digital applications with a strong benefit for society and a high local value.
- Submissions for the WSA can contain mobile applications, sms-based products, webpages, databases, kiosk installations, wearables, IoT etc. There is no limitation regarding the platforms or channels the projects work with.
- The projects can be max. 2 years old at the date of nomination.
- No ideas, drafts, demonstrations or concepts are accepted, all submitted projects must be market ready or already on the market.
- WSA evaluates and highlights the content, user value and local impact of digital solutions.
Here is ongoing call for application by Nigerian innovators in the United Nations World Summit Awards (Nigeria) 2023 – APPLY BEFORE 31ST JULY 2023:
YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER 26 CATEGORY: WSYA INNOVATORS SUBMISSION LINK:
Apply now: https://wsa-global.org/wsa-young-innovators/
PEOPLE ABOVE 26 CATEGORY: WSA INNOVATORS’ SUBMISSION LINK:
Apply now : https://db.icnm.net/Signup/WSA/2023/Nigeria/
Past Winners 2011 – 2020
INNOVATORS ARE HUMAN BEINGS, AND NIGERIANS LIKE YOU FROM ANY OF THE 36 STATES INCLUDING FCT, ABUJA! … ARE YOU INNOVATOR?
Winners of the WSA Benefits
- Invitation to the WSA Global Congress including:
- Pitching seminars
- 4 minute pitch session in front of an international audience during the Congress
- A program of especially crafted workshops for the winners
- Invitation to the prestigious award ceremony and Gala night
- Board and lodging for the durance of the Congress
- Eye to eye exchange with speakers, jurors and international guests
- Integration into a network of internationally recognized digital content developers
- Access to the WSA community of global experts and industry leaders in over 180 countries
- Interaction with world-renowned sponsors and partners of the WSA community
- Workshops specially shaped for the winners needs
- A videoclip highlighting the winners projects
- Special placement on WSA website, youtube channel and social media promotion
- Long-term coverage within WSA editorial channels
A nomination for the WSA is already a win – these are the rewards
- More coverage on your product. WSA provides nominees with press templates to help them to gain the attention of national media with support of the WSA national experts
- WSA nominee seal to use on websites, social media channels and publications
- Opportunity to receive feedback from the jurors.
- Being nominated for the WSA means to be the best in the respective country in one of our 8 categories. Our experience has shown that this qualification can immensely improve outreach.
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