GovTech Prize

Acknowledging
government technology
pioneers for providing
global solutions to global
challenges

Awarding ceremony will be held at the World Government Summit on 13 February 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

UAE is organizing the biggest global virtual hackathon to build the next killer Blockchain App.

The UAE Government is organizing the biggest Global Virtual GovHack and will bring great minds and skills together to solve the world pressing challenge of today focusing on Clean Water and Food Security, Electricity Access, Economic Security, Refugee Resettlement, in addition to Service Transformation in governments.The hackathon aims to put top minds from developers, startups and university students at the center of the next wave of industry disruption to help produce innovative solutions that benefit the global community.

A list of winners will be announced at the closing ceremony of the World Government Summit 2018

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Recognizing governments that are experimenting with emerging technologies and with proven results to improving public services and improving people’s lives.

The "Best Government Emerging Technologies Award" will recognize governments that are experimenting with emerging technologies to provide government services more efficiently and effectively and will award those that have proven results of how they have created greater public value and transformed people’s lives.

A list of winners will be announced at the closing ceremony of the World Government Summit 2018

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Government entities from across the world will compete over 9 categories for top applications that contribute to making people's life easier and increase efficiency in government.

The 5th cycle of the ‘Best m-Government Service Award’ will see government entities from across the world compete over 7 categories that represent challenges in the following areas: Protecting Human Life, Building Knowledge, Sustainable Living, Cultural & Social Awareness, Enabling Business, Effective mobility, and Accessible Government. The award aims to reward top applications that contribute to making people's lives easier and increase efficiency in government.

Awarding ceremony will be held during the World Government Summit 13th of February 2018

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"GovHack Series" runs for the first year, and are a collection of 8 global challenges which aim to find the most innovative and impactful technological solutions developed by local top-tier technology startups that can help governments solve global challenges, produce innovative solutions that benefit the global community. Winners will be selected from each city will be awarded in their local city and fly to Dubai for incubation and compete for the grand prize.

Winners will convene in the World Government Summit 2019 to compete for the grand prize, and be incubated for 90 days in Area 2071.

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