5G Innovation Award

Do you feel passionate about innovating and developing 5G services? 5G Momentum is searching for 5G expertise in Finland to stimulate the creation of new 5G services or add value to existing products and services.

The first prize will go to the 5G phenomenon of the year, which can be, for example, a new kind of service or 5G-based significant value added to an existing service or product. In addition, two organisations will be awarded for making 5G visible nationally and/or internationally and for showing considerable creativity in 5G development.

Judging criteria:

  • innovative implementation and creativity (max 20 points)
  • potential for exploitation and scope of target audience (max 10 points)
  • scalability and business potential (max 10 points)
  • societal impact (max 10 points)
  • environmental friendliness/carbon neutrality (max 10 points)

Prizes

Besides the award, the winner, or the 5G phenomenon of the year, will get

  • a chance to display and showcase its service in the demonstration area of the Transport Research Arena 2020 (www.traconference.eu) from 27 to 30 April 2020, (worth 5,000 €), and
  • a two-day ticket to Nordic Business Forum in October 2020, or
  • a ticket to Slush in November or December 2020. 

The runners-up will receive a diploma and one of the following:

  • a ticket to TRA2020 conference, or
  • a two-day ticket to Nordic Business Forum in October 2020, or
  • a ticket to Slush in November or December 2020. 

The winners will be announced in March 2020. The jury panel consists of members of the 5G Momentum project, composed of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom, the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and the Finnish Meteorological Institute, together with representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

How to participate:

To participate in the 5G Innovation Award, please send your application by 31 January 2020 using this link (External link).

We invite you to take part!

Enquiries

Marjo Uusi-Pantti, Project Manager, 5G Momentum, tel. +358 29 539 0103

Alina Koskela, Senior Specialist, 5G Momentum, tel. +358 46 921 9460

Email: 5GMomentum@traficom.fi

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