5th National ICT Innovation Competition 2015/16
ICT Center of Excellence (ICTCoE) aspires to be a catalyst of progress in enabling sustainable ICT development in Ethiopia. It works towards the realization of the role of ICT- as a key tool to accelerate the nation’s economic and social development.
ICT Ethiopia Competition is an annual program that aims to motivate and cultivate innovative ideas in ICT- hardware and software; and to encourage the entrepreneurship, as well as inventiveness and creativity, all intended to develop skilled human resources. This year’s competition will be a theme based competition. Please visit the center’s website for The Competition themes and prize details (www.ictcoe.org.et). All winner ideas or applications will be incubated in the center. Each individual is permitted to submit more than one project idea (assign different email addresses for each project) and companies/ enterprises are not eligible for this competition.
If ... you develop software and want to show your software to a national audience, on TV, Radio, Newspapers ...
If ... you want to get a chance to meet and network with different organizations, companies, important people in ICT, potential partners and sponsors, and build a network that can help you
IF ... you want win awards of up to 75,000 Birr - Seventy Five Thousand Birr and get a chance at making money with the software you've developed
Then - Apply to Win in the 5th National ICT Innovation Competition
o General Category
o Women-Only Category
o Ethiopian Citizen
o Individual (in group) applicants who is(are) the owner of the work/idea
o Original work which is not used for other competition/commercial purpose.
o The panel of juries will consist highly qualified personnel from Ethiopia/around the world.
Prize for both categories:
o 1st Prize winner: 75,000 ETB and more...
o 2nd Prize winner: 50,000 ETB and more...
o 3rd Prize winner: 25,000 ETB and more...
Requirements: Your software/application has to contribute to Ethiopia's socio-economic development - or - has great market potential
NB: In the beginning, the applicant is only expected to submit the abstract of the project/idea after short period of time the applicant is expected to demonstate the application he/she developed.
Use the Registration Page to register for the competition.
If the registration page doesn't work for you please download this word document, fill the information, save it with your name and send it to the email address