World Summit Award (WSA) 2023 Young Innovators Award for Digital Entrepreneurs

The WSA Young Innovators are a special recognition for young people under 26 years of age, using ICTs to take action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The submitted solutions have to include:

  • Development by young innovators under the age of 26 (born on or after January 1, 1997)
  • Digital impact solutions
  • Market-ready or already launched on the market

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible for young citizens of all UN member states, WSA Young Innovators is open to every start-up, social entrepreneur, NGO, student or individual!
  • The participation in the WSA Young Innovators is open to any entrepreneur, company, student group or project team – at least one of the founding members and the majority of the team must be under the age of 26
  • Submissions for the WSA Young Innovators can contain all mobile and web-based projects, such as: apps, web pages, applications for wearables, kiosk installations, SMS based products, games and interactive productions. There is no limitation regarding the platforms or channels the projects work with.
  • All submissions have to be launched products. No drafts, ideas or unfinished projects can be accepted.

Benefits of WSA Young Innovators Award

The World Summit Awards are a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. This means that winners benefit not from a one-time financial reward, but a lifelong partnership and integration.

Winners of the WSA Benefits

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  • Invitation to the WSA Global Congress including:
    • Pitching seminars
    • Pitching session in front of an international audience during the Congress
    • A program of specially crafted workshops for the winners
    • Invitation to the prestigious award ceremony
    • Board and lodging for the duration of the Congress (only on-site events)
    • Eye-to-eye exchange with speakers, jurors, and international guests
  • Integration into a network of internationally recognized digital content developers
  • Access to the WSA community of global experts and industry leaders in over 180 countries
  • Interaction with world-renowned sponsors and partners of the WSA community
  • Workshops specially shaped for the winners’ needs
  • Special placement on the WSA website, YouTube channel, and social media promotion
  • Long-term coverage within WSA editorial channels
  • Presentation of the winning solutions in the WSA Catalogue (print publication)
  • Winners certificate

Nominees’ Benefits

A nomination for the WSA is already a win – these are the rewards

  • More coverage of your product. WSA provides nominees with press templates to help them to gain the attention of national media with the support of the WSA national experts
  • WSA nominee seal to use on websites, social media channels, and publications
  • Opportunity to receive feedback from the jurors.
  • Being nominated for the WSA means being the best in the respective country in one of our 8 categories. Experience has shown that this qualification can immensely improve outreach.


How to Apply

Go to World Summit Awards (WSA) on to apply

For more details, visit WSA website

World Summit Award (WSA) 2023 Young Innovators Award for Digital Entrepreneurs
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