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Is your app a winner? Enter the Ericsson Application Awards 2013

03 Oct

The Ericsson Application Awards give you and your team the opportunity to gain a foothold in the app industry while also earning recognition and making contacts within the telecom industry.

This year there will be two categories; one for students and one for small and medium-sized enterprises with fewer than 100 employees. The theme for this year’s competition is “Apps for City Life”, in support of Ericsson’s vision for a Networked Society in which – through a combination of mobility, broadband, the cloud, applications and services – anything and everything is connected.

Teams need to develop an application based on the Android platform that addresses the theme. Last year’s winner in the company category was a mobile health-care app developed in Kenya. First prize in the student category, meanwhile, was awarded to a painting and chatting app developed in China. Finally, a medico-social platform that provides access to medical information developed in Egypt won the Technology for Good prize. In all, 143 teams from more than 50 countries took part and a total of 242 ideas, videos and apps were submitted – twice as many as in the previous year.

This year, several prizes will be awarded in each category:

  • First place: EUR 25,000
  • Second place: EUR 10,000
  • Third place: EUR 5000
  • Fourth and fifth place: certificates

For more information visit the Ericsson Application Awards 2013 website.

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