About this Category

Mobile is changing the way people live and work in corporations, factories, logistics, hospitality, business, leisure and travel.

This award seeks to identify mobile-based innovation in work based environments, from service innovation, building management, logistics, security, data management, CRM, building loyalty, smart factories and enhancing productivity and much more in digitizing the workplace.

We want to hear from companies who are developing the landscape of mobile technology to deliver robust mobile strategies, intelligent mobile apps and best utilizing this within the business environment, with scalable and secure integration capabilities.

This award is open to all organisations that provide mobile products, devices, services, solutions and applications

2019 Winner

Athonet for Athonet BubbleCloud

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. What is the challenge(s) you are looking to address. Tell us about the size, the geography and the social or economic impact of the problem that you are tackling.
  2. How does your solution solve this? Tell us how does the mobile (or cellular) aspect technically work?
  3. How do you ensure your solution delivers in a secure and trustworthy manner?
  4. To date, what results have you seen from the implementation of your solution? We’re looking for both quantitative and qualitative measurable evidence of success.
  5. How is your product unique and truly innovative compared to other solutions on the market?
  6. How scalable is the solution and what is your vision for sustainable future growth?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

About this Category

The Best Mobile Innovation for Health and Biotech Award recognises the broad range of innovation and advances in the growth and development of mobile connectivity to support the healthcare eco-system.

This includes all aspects of mobile medical healthcare products, services, solutions and applications that are emerging today, from de-centralised access to health services and remote diagnosis solutions, chronic disease management and healthcare monitoring to treatment compliance health coaching as well as everyday lifestyle apps for well-being and fitness.

The award highlights how, through mobile (or cellular) technology, one of the biggest challenges is being addressed today, that of how to make high-quality healthcare affordable and accessible to all.

This award is open to all organisations that provide mobile products, devices, services, solutions and applications.

2019 Winner

BIMA for mHealth from BIMA

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. What is the challenge(s) you are looking to address. Tell us about the size, the geography and the social or economic impact of the problem that you are tackling.
  2. How does your solution solve this? Tell us how does the mobile (or cellular) aspect technically work?
  3. How does your innovation streamline, simplify or enhance the user experience?
  4. How do you ensure your solution delivers in a secure and trustworthy manner?
  5. To date, what results have you seen from the implementation of your solution? We’re looking for both quantitative and qualitative measurable evidence of success.
  6. How is your product unique and truly innovative compared to other solutions on the market?
  7. How scalable is the solution and what is your vision for sustainable future growth?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

About the Category

The Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive Award highlights best in class innovation in telematics, infotainment and the deployment of connected cars, vehicles and their associated services, products, applications and initiatives.

According to Business Insider, the connected-car market is growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 45% — 10 times as fast as the overall car market. We expect that 75% of the estimated 92 million cars shipped globally in 2020 will be built with internet-connection hardware. Innovation is addressing all service categories, such as infotainment systems, connected navigation and telematics. This award focuses on mobile (or cellular) based solutions, which foster widespread deployment of connected vehicles and their services.

This award is open to all organisations that provide mobile products, devices, services, solutions and applications.

2019 Winner

Huawei for C-V2X Solution

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. What is the challenge(s) you are looking to address. Tell us about the size, the geography and the social or economic impact of the problem that you are tackling.
  2. How does your solution solve this? Tell us how does the mobile (or cellular) aspect technically work?
  3. How does your innovation streamline, simplify or enhance the user experience?
  4. How do you ensure your solution delivers in a secure and trustworthy manner?
  5. To date, what results have you seen from the implementation of your solution? We’re looking for both quantitative and qualitative measurable evidence of success.
  6. How is your product unique and truly innovative compared to other solutions on the market?
  7. How scalable is the solution and what is your vision for sustainable future growth?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

About this Category

Mobile payment solutions, applications and services are rolling out around the world and bringing a host of innovative ‘cashless’ mobile services to users. From retail and online payments for mobile banking, ticketing and transport to a host of other credit and payment solutions. The opportunities for the financial services sector and commerce in partnership with the mobile industry are limitless, as are the benefits of convenience and value for users and customer experience.

The Best Mobile Innovation for Payment and FinTech award recognises the scale and momentum behind convergence of the mobile and financial services sector focusing on innovative mobile development and roll-out. Quite simply, mobile has become one of the strongest retail channels available.

This award is open to all organisations that provide mobile products, devices, services, solutions and applications.

2019 Winner

KT for Genie Pay

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. What is the challenge(s) you are looking to address. Tell us about the size, the geography and the social or economic impact of the problem that you are tackling.
  2. How does your solution solve this? Tell us how does the mobile (or cellular) aspect technically work?
  3. How does your innovation streamline, simplify or enhance the user experience?
  4. How do you ensure your solution delivers in a secure and trustworthy manner?
  5. To date, what results have you seen from the implementation of your solution? We’re looking for both quantitative and qualitative measurable evidence of success.
  6. How is your product unique and truly innovative compared to other solutions on the market?
  7. How scalable is the solution and what is your vision for sustainable future growth?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

About this Award

Today, we find ourselves in an era of unprecedented change. Transformative advances in technology are having a profound effect on society, politics and business around the world. We are on the cusp of even greater change as intelligent connectivity, powered by 5G networks becomes a reality and billions of people, machines and sensors work together to deliver radical new capabilities, business models and benefits to society.

It is an age of huge opportunity, but also of uncertainty, risk and disorientation. As we enter the fourth industrial revolution in the age of digitisation, ensuring a culture of consumer trust is fundamental across every industry sector. Companies must respect the privacy of digital citizens, handle personal data securely and transparently, take meaningful steps to mitigate cyber threats and ensure everyone can participate in the digital economy as it develops; whilst combatting online harassment.

This award is related to the GSMA Digital Declaration Principles, and reflects the importance of acting to turn uncertainty into opportunity for everyone around the world by working to build trust with all individuals by:

  1. Building consumer trust through data and privacy protection.
  2. Fostering inclusiveness, extending connectivity and technology, but also creating digital inclusion opportunities for all.
  3. Ensuring the policy, business and investment environment are shaped to encourage innovation and impact.

This award is only open to organisations that have signed the GSMA Digital Declarations Principles. To become a signatory of the Digital Declaration Principles and find out more information please visit https://www.digitaldeclaration.com/.

It is free to become a signatory of the GSMA Digital Declaration Principles.

2019 Winner

New award to 2020

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)
  5. Please confirm that your organisation is a signatory of the GSMA Digital Declaration (Y/N)

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. How does your solution address the Digital Declaration Principles? Tell us about the Principles you are looking to address, the geography and the social or economic impact of the solution
  2. How do you ensure your solution is building trust in the digital age, with consumers and/or policy makers? What results have you seen from the implementation of your solution? We’re looking for both quantitative and qualitative measurable evidence of success.
  3. How is your solution unique and truly innovative compared to other solutions on the market?
  4. How scalable is the solution and what is your vision for sustainable future growth?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

About this Award

The future predicted by fiction writers and blockbuster movies is here; self-driving cars are on the road, robotics are powering cities, AR/VR/MR Technology has blurred the lines between physical and digital.

Innovative technology has changed the mobile industry beyond the early tech pioneer’s wildest dreams. With this award we applaud the technology that is ahead of its time and reshaping our world.

This award provides a platform for the sector to highlight dynamic innovation and technology progress, from new technologies for fashion, healthcare, education, enterprise, and consumer industries as well as many other segments. The realm of possibilities for this sector continues to be potentially endless.

This award is open to all organisations that provide connected products, devices, services, solutions, and applications.

2019 Winner

New award to 2020

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)
  5. Please describe simply what it is, how it works and what need it is intended to fulfil

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. Why is your product genuinely innovative? Tell us what is new or unique about the entry and what are the key factors that make it special.
  2. What are the main benefits for users?
  3. What evidence of market success can you demonstrate?
  4. Is the technology environmentally sustainable? Have components been sourced ethically?
  5. What is the business model as well as the market potential you foresee?
  6. What is next for your organisation?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

About this Category

This award aims to identify the organisation which has re-set the bar for what it means to be a ‘Smart City’, the ultimate manifestation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Entries are sought from a wide variety of organisations in the mobile and technology eco-system that address specific urban challenges, fuel economic activity, improve the environment, provide service or cost efficiencies for the city or improve the quality of life for citizens and visitors in a tangible, sustainable way.

Judges will be looking for entries that demonstrate genuine innovation and new thinking to meet these challenges, which should not be conceptual but actual implementations to date in either emerging markets or advanced economies. Entries can either address specific urban challenges in a singular approach, or demonstrate a combination of applications, products or services that together enhance the management and coordination of smart city services via platforms, infrastructure, citizens and vehicles, to generate new insights, reduced costs and provide a range of connected services.

This award is open to all organisations that provide mobile products, devices, services, solutions, and applications. We very much welcome joint entries, particularly partnerships with local or regional government authorities.

2019 Winner

Huawei & Gaoqing Government for Adding “Smart” to “Happy”

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. What is the challenge(s) you are looking to address. Tell us about the size, the geography and the social or economic impact of the problem that you are tackling.
  2. How does your solution solve this? Tell us how does the mobile (or cellular) aspect technically work?
  3. How does your innovation streamline, simplify or enhance the user experience?
  4. How do you ensure your solution delivers in a secure and trustworthy manner?
  5. To date, what results have you seen from the implementation of your solution? We’re looking for both quantitative and qualitative measurable evidence of success.
  6. How is your product unique and truly innovative compared to other solutions on the market?
  7. How scalable is the solution and what is your vision for sustainable future growth?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

About this Category

Media and Entertainment build the DNA of modern day culture. The digital enhancement of human creativity and entertainment opens a range of innovation avenues and is redefining the relationship between person and digital.

This award seeks the very best and most innovative organisation that is taking humankind’s oldest creative art channel and completely re-imaging, re-building and re-introducing what entertainment is consumed and experienced today.

This award recognises the very best and most compelling innovation in the field of media, film, gaming, TV, music, video and more; driving consumer consumption and engagement beyond early pioneers’ wildest dreams

2019 Winner

New for 2020

Judging Questions

On the entry form, in addition to submitting contact and company information, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Non-marked Questions

  1. What is the name of your entry? Please note the name given here will be used in all awards materials and publicity.
  2. Is this a joint entry? If so, who are the partnering organisations?
  3. Please confirm this product was deployed and/or in “live” service during 2019 – (Y/N)
  4. Please confirm your product/initiative leverages 2G/3G/4G/5G connectivity (Y/N)

Please answer the above in approximately 25 words per question.

Marked questions

  1. What is the challenge(s) you are looking to address. Tell us about the size, the geography and the social or economic impact of the problem that you are tackling.
  2. How does your solution solve this? Tell us how does the mobile (or cellular) aspect technically work?
  3. How does your innovation streamline, simplify or enhance the user experience?
  4. How do you ensure your solution delivers in a secure and trustworthy manner?
  5. To date, what results have you seen from the implementation of your solution? We’re looking for both quantitative and qualitative measurable evidence of success.
  6. How is your product unique and truly innovative compared to other solutions on the market?
  7. How scalable is the solution and what is your vision for sustainable future growth?

Please answer the above in approximately 250 words per question.

You can also submit a URL link to supporting material.

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