Press Release: ITU Telecom World seeks technological, social, design innovations to showcase in Doha

Call for ICTs that revolutionize energy use, create smart cities, transform lives

Geneva, 4 August 2014 – ITU today announced a call for innovations, a global hunt for the innovators, makers or entrepreneurs who are using technologies such as 3D printing or advanced robotics, or working within fields such as bio-mimicry, which uses technological innovations to imitate nature in order to solve problems – those who can make a real difference in a rapidly evolving and changing world. The call was launched in conjunction with innovation partner Ars Electronica. Selected innovations will be showcased at the upcoming ITU Telecom World 2014 in Doha this December.

The call for innovations is open to everyone, with no age limit. Innovations can be submitted online via the dedicated platform here by 30 September, when they will be assessed by a panel of innovation experts. Selected entries will be given the opportunity to showcase in the Lab, part of the InnovationSpace  at ITU Telecom World 2014.

For full text see:
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2014/43.aspx

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