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NextGen15 Digital Challenge Awards sponsored by ITS Technology Group

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Rural Networks Award


Winner: Lothian Broadband Networks for Hybrid Fibre/Wireless projects

Runner-up: Abthorpe Broadband Association for Rural Fibre to the Premises

Third place: Gigaclear for Ludgershall and Piddington Demand Stimulation

Iain Smith receives the award from The Earl of Erroll

Sharing Economy Award

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Winner: JustPark for Digital Parking Platform

Runner-up: Circular Data Solutions for Urban Mining for Neodymium

Third place: FairSay for eCampaigining Forum

Rachel Collinson receives the award on behalf of JustPark from NextGen Director Marit Hendriks

Urban Networks Award

Winner: CityFibre for Peterborough Gigabit City

Runner-up: MS3 Networks for Fibre for Businesses in Hull

Third place: Metronet UK for Independent Infrastructure for Major Cities

Mark Collinson receives the award from ITS Group CEO Roy Shelton

Intelligent Communities Award


Winner: RunAClub for Community Development Platform

Runner up: DONATE for National Funding Scheme

Third Place: Tinder Foundation with NHS England for Widening Digital Participation Programme

Sally Higham receives the award from Judge Alan Horne

Digital Inclusion & Skills Award


Winner: Northumberland County Council with iNorthumberland Project

Runner up: Digital Unite with Digital Champions Network

Third place: Ltd with Going All Inclusive

David Ledger receives the award from Judge Prof Colin Coulson-Thomas

Digital Innovation Award


Winner: Glasgow City Council with Future City Glasgow Programme

Runner up: Kemuri with Wellbeing Monitor

Third place: DVLA with Share Driving Licence

Brian Devlin receives the award from Judge David Harrington

Open Data Award


Winner: States of Guernsey with Rolling Electronic Census Project

Runner up: Ordnance Survey with Open Map

Third place: British Gas with My Energy (data analytics)

Helen Walton receives the award from Judge Dr Julia Glidden

Runners up

Circular Data Solutions Abthorpe Broadband Association Digital Unite DONATE Kemuri MS3 Ordnance Survey David Brunnen - Awards Founder and Chair