Digital Innovation

Outstanding Achievement in Digital Innovation

This award is honouring leadership and significant contribution through the discovery, application and/or implementation of technology products or processes.

WHO CAN APPLY: An individual or team

Written nomination submission MUST address the following criteria. Frame your answers for a non-expert in your field; use layman’s terms.

Criteria

  1. 1. What is the problem or opportunity you addressed through this innovation? (250 words)
  2. 2. How did you develop the solution? Answer the following questions: (750 words)
    1. – Describe the technology, product or process and how it is unique and leading edge.
    2. – In what industries or trades can this technology, product or process be applied and can it be applied broadly to other sectors?
    3. – How has the technology, product or process changed the way things are currently done?
    4. – Describe how the technology has been applied in a novel way that has resulted in innovative tools that change current practice.
    5. – What is the significance of these advancements?
  1. 3. Demonstrate impact. (500 words)
    1. – How has this technology, product or process changed and/or improved the industry to which it is applied? How is the contribution particularly noteworthy, locally and globally?
    2. – How does this work further the growth and diversification of Alberta’s economy?

Nominations for the 2020 ASTech Awards are open March 16 – May 31, 2020.