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THE ZEITGEIST OF DIGITAL INNOVATION WITH IMPACT ON SOCIETY

WSA PRESENTS 64 OUTSTANDING PRODUCTS FROM OVER 40 UN MEMBER STATES –  THE 2016 SELECTION OF REAL CHANGE MAKERS

 

Mining 178 participating countries for the spirit and visons of making an impact on society by using digital technologies, WSA has gathered over 451 unique digital projects worldwide in 2016.

An especially assembled multi professional Jury has selected 40 WSA and 16 WSYA winning applications for 2016 with hight local impact to be presented to the world.

 

PROVIDING SOLUTIONS FOR EVERYDAYS CHALLENGES: GET A FIRST PEEK ON THE WSA mobile TOP 40

 

The 40 Winners of WSA mobile represent the richness and diversity of digital content globally. They make our society more inclusive, efficient, offer new services and contribute to a sustainable knowledge society.

 

Presenting a diameter spanning an Austrian solution for the aging society, a health data monitoring system from Sri Lanka, to a Mexican knowledge base and an AR solution to make elections more transparent.

 

You’ll find a German orientation platform for refugees as well as a Bangladeshi app to promote and control the public lavatories. South Africa presents itself with a project not only providing FreeWifi, but offering a platform of selected content to introduce users to what the Internet has to offer.

 

WINNERS 2016

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THE SPIRIT OF YOUNG DIGITAL INNOVATION – MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN

24 OUTSTANDING YOUNG INNOVATORS UNDER 30 FROM OVER 14 COUNTRIES - THE WORLD SUMMIT YOUTH AWARD WINNERS OF 2016 SURPRISE WITH THEIR MANIFOLD PROJECTS 

 

In a nutshell, the World Summit Youth Award awards young digital innovation by people under 30.

 

The 2016 edition presents 17 winners and 7 Runner Ups - outstanding young leaders that offer unique digital solutions for their communities.

 

Be it a platform for urban people around the world to invest into organic farms in Indonesia, a Kenian online network supporting woman suffering from infant loss or a hardware/software combination stimulating people to recycle electronic waste, these young winners from over 14 nations prove that innovation knows no age.

 

WINNERS 2016