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Showcase Your Geospatial Impact: Apply Now for the 2024 Geovation Awards
Are you revolutionising the world with geospatial innovation? Does your project hold the power to heal the planet, empower communities, or spark ground-breaking discoveries? Then step into the spotlight and join the movement shaping our future – the 2024 Geovation Awards are now open!
For visionaries, this is more than just an award. It’s a launchpad. Take centre stage alongside fellow game-changers in the geospatial industry and gain global recognition for your impactful work.
Important Dates – Mark your calendars!
15th of May 2024
Start of June 2024
12th of June 2024
Our 2024 Award Categories
Cities of the future
The Geovation Awards’ Cities of the Future category seeks transformative geospatial solutions that empower cities to become models of environmental, social, and economic sustainability to help build the cities and communities of tomorrow.
Nature and Environment
The Nature and Environment award celebrates geospatial innovators tackling climate change, protecting biodiversity, and fostering a thriving planet. It will reward developments that helps preserve and protect the environment around us.
Protection of life
The protection of life category Geovation honours geospatial projects protecting lives through disaster resilience, public safety, social justice, and food security innovations. This award highlights solutions which help protect the safety and security of people, communities and countries.
Contribution to diversity
This Geovation Award recognises champions of diversity who are breaking barriers, fostering inclusion, and empowering underrepresented voices in the geospatial innovation sector.
Scottish geospatial technology
This category celebrates Scottish ingenuity, showcasing projects that leverage geospatial solutions and tech innovations for outstanding results.
We are thrilled to partner with our very own Geovation Scotland, fostering a vibrant tech ecosystem in Scotland. Together, this award aims to recognise trailblazers who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.
This category is sponsored by Geovation Scotland.
How the awards work
Ready to shine? Explore the application steps and judging benchmarks to discover if your project belongs on the Geovation stage this year.
The Application Process
Along with asking you to supply the name, contact details and profile information about the company or project nominated, you will be asked the following questions which will form the basis for judging:
- Provide an executive summary of the company or project nominated (1000 characters)
- Provide a short summary that we can share publicly if you are shortlisted (300 characters)
- What is the biggest impact the project has made in the last 12 months and why (1000 characters)
- What is innovative about your solution or project? (1000 characters)
- How has the solution/individual made innovative use of geospatial data to solve challenges (1000 characters)
The awards are free to enter and will be judged by an independent judging panel composed of experts from the Geospatial Industry. The awards celebration will be taking place on the 12th June 2024.
Our 2024 Judges
Our 2024 Geovation Awards judging panel will yet again bring together a world-renowned assembly of experts from across the geospatial landscape. These esteemed individuals, representing diverse leadership roles and ground-breaking research endeavours, are united by their commitment to innovation and its capacity to transform our planet.
All of the awards will be based around achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals. Looking for the following:
- Innovative use of geospatial data to solve challenges
- How you use technology to deliver your idea
- Genuinely innovative ideas and solutions
- How you use partners, collaboration and open innovation to achieve your goals.
Please see the terms and conditions for entering the awards below.
Frequently asked questions
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Looking back at last year’s success
Attendees both live and online for the awards ceremony
High quality applicants made it through to the judging stages
Countries were represented amongst the applications received
Expert judges across all four categories scored the applications
Judged by the best
The 2023 Geovation Awards judging panel was a global tapestry of expertise, woven from the threads of industry, academia, government and the NGO sector. Each judge, a recognised leader in their field, brought a unique perspective to the selection process, ensuring a rigorous and insightful evaluation of every project received.
To be recognised by this esteemed panel was a testament to the exceptional innovation potential of the winning projects, setting a high bar for future awards.
2023 Awards Recap
Find out more about last year’s event, discover who won, and the judges who helped make the awards a success.