An annual award designed to motivate government entities to promote creative smart government initiatives & partnerships with the aim of providing innovative smart solutions for common global challenges.
The GovTech Prize was previously focusing on best mobile government service applications. The Award is now in its 5th cycle.
Following the extension of its current scope, the award will now also include a global virtual hackathon aimed at experimenting with new technologies to produce outstanding applications designed and developed by students and start-ups from across the world under the ethos of hacking for good.
The Prize will also feature “Best Emerging Technologies in Government”, which is an award for governments that are experimenting with emerging technologies to provide government services more efficiently and effectively and that have proven results of how they have created greater public value and transformed the lives of people.