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Chi Onwurah MP host for the NextGen 2012 Challenge Awards during the presentation evening at the House of Commons Members' Dining Room on 8 October 2012

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Digital Challenge Awards

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The NextGen Digital Challenge Awards celebrate innovation, success and leadership in the UK’s digitally transformed economy. The awards are the UK’s prime showcase - the Oscars - for the best in next generation digital innovation. Since their inception in 2011 we have awarded ground-breaking projects from all over the British Isles.

2014 Winners

Open Call from 1 February 2015

Now in its 5th year, the NextGen Digital Challenge Awards Programme identifies and honours achievements and digital endeavour from across the British Isles. Every year we run an Open Call seeking innovative and inspiring examples of projects and teams who deserve wider recognition. The open call is from 1 February 2015 - to 22 May 2015.  Nominations online here. We ask only that all nominations include full contact details and a brief 1-line project description.

Winner Tinder.jpg&width=300&height=279 In 2014 the Categories included achievements in Open Data, Digital Inclusion, Connected Cities, Urban and Rural Broadband and Digital Education & Expertise.

The 2015 Awards categories are:

  • Smarter City Developments
  • Urban and Rural Network Infrastructure
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Digital Skills Development and Education
  • Municipal Enterprise
  • Digital Health
  • Open Data Projects
  • Digital Innovation
  • Sharing Economy

Picture caption: Ben Brown from the Tinder Foundation receiving the Digital Skills Award 2013 from Sarah Bridges - Director Go ON UK

The Open Call is an appeal to anyone to put forward any project or team deserving wider recognition for their achievements.

Our Finalists are invited to prepare an expanded submission to a prestigious independent judging panel and the winning entries are celebrated at the NextGen Awards Dinner. Submission guidance is given and nomination is free of charge. Nominate here

For more information regarding nominations, and enquiries about Awards Sponsorship, contact awards@nextgenevents.co.uk or call 07714 325 657