With the closing of the first stages of the competition, we are now entering the final phase. This main competition is your opportunity to gain exposure within the telecom world, a chance to reach out to customers via Ericsson distribution channels and a chance to win €15,000 in prize money. Welcome!
The theme for the 2012 Ericsson Application Awards is "Apps for the Networked Society". The Network Society is an Ericsson vision targeting a combination of mobility, broadband, the cloud, applications and services for an empowered society.
Last date for Submissions: February 28, 2012
The awards for each category (Students and Companies) are as follows:
1st place: €15,000 and phones from Sony Mobile
2nd place: €10,000 and phones from Sony Mobile
3rd place: €5,000
4th and 5th place: Honorary Diplomas
The prize money will be shared equally among the registered team members.
How to Submit your App:
NOTE: All information must be in English.
Those of you who have already participated in Stage 1 and/or Stage 2 have already completed steps 1 and 2 and do not need to repeat them. In that case, only step 3 is required.
Required Submission Items for the Main Competition:
Your submission must include all of the following:
Recommendation: Present the problem, Show how your app solves that problem, and Demonstrate the main functionality of your application.
See example from one of last year's competitors.
The submitted applications will be evaluated by Ericsson according to the following criteria:
- Application based on at least one Ericsson Labs API
- Addresses the theme "Apps for the Networked Society"
- Working application prototype
- Innovative solution
- Business potential
The first evaluation phase results in the selection of the semi-finalist teams, the top 5 in each category.
The second evaluation phase of the semi-finalist entries is conducted by 1000 people representing 4-5 countries globally and results in the selection of the finalist teams, the top 2 in each category.
The third evaluation phase will be done at the Awards Ceremony by a jury (panel of experts), who will select the winners.
Participants can contact us via email at: ericsson.application.awards(at)ericsson.com or
through our Forum at: http://ericssonapplicationawards.com/forum