IDX Awards Open for Nominations23.02.2017
The Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards are now open for nominations across 12 possible awards. Winners share in cash grants support over $100,000.
Award Categories Include:
- LEARNINGS & EDUCATION
Celebrating the innovative use and application of technology to learning.
This could include an educational Institution that has developed scholarships in science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM), a corporation that has developed internships or school based traineeships, an individual or community organisation that has developed a train-the-trainer model or an Individual that has achieved excellence in Education.
CULTURE & COUNTRY
Celebrating the use of technology to capture stories and share culture.
Examples include individuals and community organisations that have used AR and VR to map sacred sites, bush medicine and manage the environment, an organisation that has developed a language application or a corporation that has utilised an Indigenous supplier.
PATHWAYS & EMPLOYMENT
Celebrating the growth of jobs at all levels for Indigenous Australians in technology and innovation.
Examples include a tech company that has created a work experience program for Indigenous Australians or an individual or company that has created local innovation jobs.
Celebrating individuals, organisations and communities who use technology to produce wellbeing outcomes.
This could include the use of robotics, 3D printers and drones in healthcare.
Celebrating Indigenous entrepreneurs who start and grow innovative businesses.
For example, an incubator or accelerator that has provided Indigenous Australians with opportunity and advice on how to start-up and grow successfully, or an individual who has demonstrated digital leadership with a start-up.
- DIGITAL ELDER OF THE YEAR
Celebrating an Elder who has demonstrated excellence in the digital landscape.
YOUNG DIGITAL INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Celebrating a young person who has demonstrated excellence in the digital landscape
To enter visit the website.