Prizes for Winners
The remarkable achievements of the Awards winners will be recognised by customers, organisations, the ICT industry practitioners and across the community. Winners will be entitled:

  • to receive trophies (Gold / Silver / Bronze) or certificates for the Hong Kong ICT Awards;
  • to display the official logo of the Hong Kong ICT Awards in their promotional materials;
  • to participate in various promotional campaigns to publicise their achievements;
  • to be supported for entering into other international awards and competitions;
  • to "fast track" admission to the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks’ Incu-Tech and Incu-Bio Incubation Programme;
  • to one-year free subscription to Cyberport’s Collaboration Centre's services including the soft-landing, business support services, etc;
  • to participate in investment matching activities of the Hong Kong Business Angel Network (HKBAN); and
  • to free participation in some large-scale local ICT events (E.g. International ICT Expo) for marketing exposure.

Further details and conditions are available at the website: www.hkictawards.hk

Eligibility
The eligibility requirements for the 3 streams are:

  1. The Award is open to any locally registered company or organization or individual who possess valid Hong Kong Identity Card (excluding full-time undergraduate students).
  2. A significant part of the design, research and development of the submitted ICT product / service must come from resources in Hong Kong.
  3. Entrants must have the intellectual property right and legitimate right to the use of the ICT product/service mentioned in the application.

Rules and Regulations

  1. The submitted ICT product / service should have been launched and in operation at the time of entering the competition.
  2. The same application is only allowed to be submitted to a maximum of ONE award stream (except Best ICT Startup Award) among all the award categories, and applicant should declare that in the application form. Any application found to enter into more than one award stream will be disqualified and any award / certificate granted will be withdrawn as well.
  3. The winning entries of Gold / Silver / Bronze award in the previous years of Hong Kong ICT Awards are not allowed to enter the Awards again, unless there is significant change or enhancement in the product / service.
  4. Entrants providing false information or failing to provide sufficient or genuine information will be disqualified.
  5. Short-listed applicants are required to attend an interview with the Panel of Judges.
  6. The Organiser at its sole discretion reserves all the rights to modify the rules and criteria of the Award. The Organiser also reserves the right to withdraw, or revoke any award that has been made or presented.

Award Streams
Entrants may select one of the following three streams:

  1. Entrepreneurial Innovation Award
    All Hong Kong SAR companies, government departments, including non-governmental organizations (NGO) registered in the Hong Kong SAR, are eligible to apply for the award.

  2. Innovative Technology Award
    All Hong Kong SAR individuals (excluding full-time undergraduate students) or a team, companies, government departments, including non-governmental organizations (NGO) registered in the Hong Kong SAR, are eligible to apply for the award.

  3. Green ICT Innovation Award
    All Hong Kong SAR companies, government departments, including non-governmental organizations (NGO) registered in the Hong Kong SAR, are eligible to apply for the award.