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Hong Kong ICT Awards 2015 invites enrolment

     The Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICTA) 2015 opened for enrolment today (November 3). Innovative ICT products, applications and solutions developed in Hong Kong are invited to take part.

     In its ninth edition, HKICTA aims at recognising outstanding ICT products, solutions and applications, thereby encouraging local ICT talents and enterprises in their continuous pursuit of innovation and excellence.

     Steered by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the HKICTA is organised by 10 local industry associations and professional bodies selected through a competitive exercise.

     The Government Chief Information Officer and Chairman of the Steering Committee, Mr Daniel Lai, said, "In line with the Government's policy to leverage technologies to develop Hong Kong into a smarter city, a new award category, the Best Smart Hong Kong Award, has been introduced this year.

     "Through establishing the Best Smart Hong Kong Award, we aim to encourage the ICT industry to develop innovative applications and solutions with the use of public sector information and emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things and big data analytics, so as to enhance quality of living for the public and make Hong Kong a 'smarter' city."

     The 10 categories of the HKICTA 2015 and their leading organisers are:

Best Business Solution Award      Hong Kong Computer
Best Digital Entertainment        Hong Kong Digital
Award                             Entertainment
Best Digital Inclusion Award      The Hong Kong
                                  Council of Social
Best ICT Startup Award            Internet Society
                                  Hong Kong
Best Innovation Award             The Hong Kong
                                  Institution of
                                  Engineers -
                                  Technology Division
Best Lifestyle Award              Hong Kong
Best Mobile Apps Award            Hong Kong Wireless
Best Smart Hong Kong Award        GS1 Hong Kong
Best SME ICT Award                Information and
                                  Software Industry
Best Student Invention Award      Hong Kong New
                                  Emerging Technology

     There will be one Grand Award in each category. A Grand Adjudication Panel led by Professor Way Kuo, President of City University of Hong Kong, will select the Award of the Year from the 10 Grand Awards. Enrolment in the HKICTA 2015 will close on January 16, 2015.

     Further information of the HKICTA 2015 is available at Enquiries can be made to the Secretariat Office of the HKICTA 2015 by phone (2788 6085) or by email (

Ends/Monday, November 3, 2014
Issued at HKT 11:06


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