The Parliamentary Secretariat for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation has teamed up with the DELTA Summit in offering eight awards to innovative solutions. The so-called Malta Awards for Digital Innovation will be distributed at the DELTA Summit x OKEx Malta Tech Week, according to a press release issued by the government’s Department of Information (DOI).
The eight awards organisers are expecting applications for are as follows:
- Award for Best Tech Startup,
- Award for Creative Innovation,
- Award for Scientific Innovation,
- Award for Technological Innovation,
- Award for Top Investor,
- Award for Digital Disruptor,
- Award for the Best Service Provider,
- Award for Tech for a Better World.
For the first time, the awards have the scope to give exposure and credit to all the “hard-working companies and individuals in the tech sphere” in Malta, according to the press release.
“The awards will shed a spotlight on the ongoing tech activity in Malta, the innovative projects, and the solutions created which will give back to the community but most of all the awards will boost the creative thinking and tech talent which is part and parcel of the growth of the digital economy of our islands,” said parliamentary secretary Silvio Schembri.
A judging panel will decide on the awardees, while in the case of the Best Tech Startup, a specific judging panel will be set up to rank all applications and determine the three finalists and award winner. The three finalists will be invited to the MCA eBusiness Awards Event.
Nominations can be placed through the official website of the summit by noon on 18 September.