The top 12 Startups, Products, and Innovations have been announced for the ICT Award 2022. Under these, the best 12 in three categories namely Startup ICT Award, Product ICT Award, and Rising Star ICT Award have been revealed.
The ICT Award is Nepal’s most famed award fair in the industry with all the professionals, freshers, and enthusiasts drawn to the show each year. The awards are a major draw for the concerned and receive hundreds of nominations across a dozen categories.
Likewise, this year, 45 startups in the Startup category, and 36 products in the Product category applied for the prestigious award. Similarly, 52 students’ innovative ideas have also found their deserving space in the Rising Star category of the ICT Award.
Razan Lamsal, helms as the coordinator of the organizing committee for the ICT Award 2022. He informed that the jury committee of 13 members and the advisory committee of 15 members of the award selected the names of the best 12. The nominations went through 2 stages of selection from the applications received.
The top 12 Startups comprise Area Technology, BIC Technology, Bihe Nepal, Cura Health, and Danson Solutions, Digital Learning Nepal. In the same list are also Fresh KTM Agro, Kaicho Group, Monal Tech, Pick and Drop, Red Tail Fox, and Ringage Tech.
Similarly, the top 12 products include BDMS Pro, Bihe Nepal, Decision Mentor, Dino CRM, Finpus, Galli Maps, Loan Automation System (Credit X Micro), Ringage Voice Broadcasting, School Works Pro, Smart Office, Tig, and Vairav Trident.
Among the top 12 student-made innovations selected are Ask Mattrab, Commercialization of Autonomous Eagle Eye on Manned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Karobar App, MeasureMe.AI, Mero Swasthya, Nayan, Neptu, Python Voice Assistant, Sarang, SOL Bin, Tiscan and Sparta Nepali.
ICT Award 2022 Top 12 (Startups)
ICT Award 2022 Top 12 (Products)
ICT Award 2022 Top 12 (Student Innovations)
Commercialization of Autonomous Eagle Eye on Manned Aerial Vehicle (UAV),
Digital Learning Nepa
Fresh KTM Agro
Loan Automation System (Credit X Micro)
Ringage Voice Broadcasting
Python Voice Assistant
Pick and Drop
School Works Pro
Red Tail Fox
ICT Award 2022 Top 12
Startups, products, and rising star innovations that have made it to the top 12 will now participate in a presentation. Then, they will go through a speed dating session on November 5. The startup and Idea Fest programs will take place on the same occasion. The best 5 will be selected from the very competition.
At the moment, the selection process for awards in the other 9 categories is ongoing. The selection process of the first phase of the Pioneer ICT Award, Entrepreneur ICT Award, Woman Icon ICT Award, and Nepali Diaspora ICT Award is underway. Similarly, the selection process is currently ongoing in the categories of Digital Education ICT Award Public Sector and Private Sector, Digital Governance, and Digital Services ICT Award. The online nomination for the South Asia Startup ICT Award, which started this year, is ongoing as well.
This year, the organizers opened nominations in 12 different categories from 1st Shrawan. The Grand Finale of the ICT Award 2022 will take place on the 8th of Poush, at the Soaltee Hotel in Kathmandu. Meanwhile, a pre-event campaign prior to the finale, a ‘Startup and Idea Fest’ will take place as an exhibition and mentoring session. This will include 100 startups from Nepal in the third week of Kartik.
This prestigious award of Nepal has the backing of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Nepal Telecommunication Authority, NAST, FNCCI, and others. This year’s award event has been powered by Infodevelopers. Similarly, it has received support and cooperation by Nepal Telecom, Genesis, Smart SCT, Daraz, IME Pay, Presidential Business School, Broadway Infosys, Veda, Kings College, Hamro Patro, and others.