Micepad from Singapore receives nomination for international UN-based Award

Micepad is one of almost 400 nominees from 86 countries to be compete for the Global Place of Digital Supreme.

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Singapore/Salzburg, September 15, 2015

 

Micepad from Singapore is nominated to enter the next round of the 2015 World Summit Award (WSA) in Business & Commerce. Micepad will compete against almost 400 outstanding digital nominations and applications from 86 countries and be evaluated by the WSA’s online Jury from August 10 to September 17. The online jury will evaluate the ventures, creating a shortlist of 15-20 projects in each of the eight categories.

 

In a three-day democratic process on September 17-20, the WSA Grand Jury, consisting of 21 international renowned ICT experts and industry leaders, will meet in Baku/Azerbaijan to evaluate the submissions from the remaining nominees and select the 40 best products in the 8 WSA Categories.

 

The 40 world’s best digital Innovations are presenting their products in front of an international audience in the WSA Global Congress in Shenzhen, China in the beginning of December 2015.

 

The categories of the World Summit Award (WSA):

 

  • Government & Open Data
  • Health & Environment
  • Learning & Science
  • Entertainment & Lifestyle
  • Culture & Tourism
  • Media & News
  • Business & Commerce
  • Inclusion & Empowerment

 

Micepad is nominated in Business & Commerce.

 

WSA World Congress 2015
After the selection in Azerbaijan, the 40 WSA winners will get the chance to present their products at the WSA World Congress. The event will offer a platform for high level experts, industry leaders and government representatives to discuss innovation in mobile content. At the event, an on sight jury will again evaluate the products to select eight overall winners: The WSA Global Champions 2015.

 

About the World Summit Awards
The World Summit Awards (WSA) are the global follow-up initiative of the United Nations World Summit on Information Society (WSIS). It partners with the key UN organisations and agencies in the framework of the UN Geneva Agenda and the Tunis Action Plan and selects and promotes the world’s best e-Content and innovative ICT applications; to date more than 178 countries are actively involved. Through national pre-selections and contests together with a global jury process, WSA demonstrates the local diversity and rich creativity of ICT use. WSA is a global hub for everyone who values the crucial importance of local content to make today’s information society more inclusive.

 

Visit us on www.worldsummitawards.org, facebook.com/WorldSummitAward and twitter.com/WSAoffice

 

Media Contact Micepad:

Tan Jie Hao
Co-Founder & CEO
Micepad
jiehao@micepadapp.com
+65.66771533

 

Media Contact World Summit Award:

Manuela Wagner
Network Development & Communications,
World Summit Awards (WSA, WSA-mobile, World Summit Youth Award)
manuela@worldsummitawards.org
+43.660.630408.7

Tan Jie Hao

Tan Jie Hao

Co-Founder & CEO of Micepad