Call for nominations for WITSA Virtual ICT Excelence Awards 2020

We would like to inform you that we have received new information from WITSA for the WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards 2020. Due to the current situation with the Corona virus, WITSA will hold its first Virtual Global ICT Excellence Awards on September 15, 2020, as part of the event. broadcast live – Road to WCIT Malaysia ”(September 14-16) – organized by the National Association of ICT of Malaysia (PIKOM). In addition to the existing categories, three new categories of COVID-19 awards have been added to the Global ICT Excellence Awards 2020 list.

As part of its activities for the WITSA Virtual Global ICT Excellence Awards 2020, MASIT is again organizing a selection of “MASIT Awards for Innovative ICT Solutions” for outstanding achievements in the field of information technology for 2020. MASIT as a member of the WITSA (World Information Technology and Services Alliance) http://witsa.org/witsa-wp-site/, will nominate first-place solutions in the following categories at the 2020 WITSA Virtual Global ICT Excellence Awards.

We invite you for nominations for the “MASIT Awards for Innovative ICT Solutions” which will cover the following categories:

  • COVID-19 Tech Solutions for Cities & Localities

Cities and sites that successfully use technology-assisted solutions in the fight against COVID-19 can be nominated in this category. Candidates must demonstrate that the technologies or solutions adopted have had a clear positive impact on mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on their geographical locations.

  • COVID-19 Tech Solutions for Countries or Regions

In this category can be nominated countries or regions that demonstrate vision and leadership in terms of using digital tools to successfully respond to the crisis COVID-19, including engaging with vulnerable groups, as well as implementing innovative digital technologies to solve not only short-term problems, but also for the development of the elasticity of society against future health crises in cooperation with industry and other stakeholders.

  • COVID-19 Best Industry Solutions

In this category can be nominated all companies or individuals who successfully use information and communication technology, artificial intelligence, data or similar in the fight against SOVID-19. Examples of solutions include tele-health applications, respect for privacy, social distance implementation, contact and monitoring technologies, and vaccination and testing solutions. Nominees must demonstrate that technology or solution has had a real impact on mitigating the impact of SOVIDE-19.

  • Public/Private Partnership Award

In this category, solutions can be nominated that have helped to find new solutions and strengthen finances with successful cooperation between the public and private sectors in ICT.

  • Digital Opportunity/Inclusion Award

In this category can be nominated solutions that have significantly increased the digital opportunities for the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia, in terms of opportunities to use IT and Internet access.

  • Sustainable Growth Award

In this category can be nominated solutions that promote sustainable economic growth, which is defined as the ability to improve the financial and social situation in the country. There are three key challenges: climate change, resource degradation and pollution. At the heart of all three is energy efficiency and the role of ICT in achieving it.

  • Innovative eHealth Solutions Award

Solutions that make great efforts to use ICT as a tool to promote health and health care, such as telehealth, mHealth, e-health or e-learning, e-health files, legal regulations, can be nominated in this category. or social media. Solutions can range from providing information on public health, community health support, and support systems in health care facilities.

  • Digital Innovation Award

Solutions that have introduced significant innovations in technology that promote business and IT can be nominated in this category. Digital innovations that show progress in the productivity and potential of business applications, as well as technology that significantly contributes to an organization’s improved efficiency, productivity, and performance, or more broadly, help deliver the digital age promise to all.

  • E-Education & Learning Award

In this category can be nominated solutions and the best projects that through electronic learning use innovative new technological tool, or existing electronic tools for learning in an innovative way. Solutions that will facilitate and support learning through the use of information and communication technology.

All ICT companies that will nominate their own solutions implemented by end users in the Republic of Macedonia have the right to participate, while the participation in “MASIT Awards for Innovative ICT Solutions” for MASIT members is free, while for non-members it is 50 euros + VAT.

You will nominate your solution by submitting the
required documents to: praktikant@masit.org.mk no later than 15.07.2020:

In anticipation of your applications, we wish you success in your selection.

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