Ericsson Application Awards

    Ericsson Application Awards 2014

    Ericsson Application Awards 2014

    Ericsson Application Awards 2014

    Theme for this year is Apps for Working Life.

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    Apps for collaboration and electricity monitoring win top prizes in Ericsson Application Awards 2014

    May 21, 2014

    Team SOP from Nigeria wins first prize, 25 000 euros, in the company category for their app that monitors electricity supply.

    South Africa’s Team WorkMode wins first prize, 25 000 euros, in the Student category for their collaboration app.

    Second runners up are team Farmarket from Macedonia in the company category and team Bangra from Germany in the student category.

    The RSSA Technology for Good Award also went to Africa, with Sowertech’s Afta Robot app receiving the award for their smart solution for public transportation.

    We congratulates all the winners and we are truly looking forward to follow the teams and their apps going forward.

    Award Ceremony Approaching

    Wednesday May 21st, the fifth Ericsson Application Award ceremony will be held in Stockholm Kista. A professional jury of 5 people will decide what teams that will walk away with 25000 euros and the prestigious Ericsson Application Award.


    Student Category:

    • Team Bhangra – Shobhit Sharda & Taniya Singh from Germany
    • Team WorkMode – Jacques Marais & Alex Paradise Wright from South Africa

    Company Category:

    • Team Farmarket – Igor Mishevski & Gordana Mishevska from Macedonia
    • Team SOP – Toks Ogun & Angel Adelaja from Nigeria

    We would like to thank each of the teams that have taken part in the competition! We are overwhelmed with all the great innovative ideas.

    The Jury will consist of:

    The apps will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

    • Business potential
    • Innovative solution
    • Addresses the theme "Apps for the Working Life"
    • Technical functionality

    The speakers at the event will be:

    About the competition

    The Ericsson Application Awards is a global app competition with two main categories: one for students and one for companies. A jury will select the best apps that address the theme of Apps for Working Life in each of the categories above.

    For more details about the requirements, evaluation process and criteria click here.


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