Eurogi awards

AIM OF THE AWARDS

To acknowledge and reward good/best practice amongst EUROGI members and members’ members.

THE CALL 

For nominations which highlight the innovative and successful use of geospatial information, analytics, technologies or organisational arrangements or processes which advance the mission of EUROGI, namely, to promote the widespread and beneficial use of geospatial information, analytics and technologies in Europe.

The call will be made on 1st March 2024 with a closing date on 1st May 2024.

WHO CAN APPLY 

Any member or members’ member of EUROGI.  The submissions may be by individuals (one or more) or organisations in any sector (public, private, NGO, academic/research) across any domain.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS

The winners in the various categories will be announced at the EUROGI General Board Meeting on 11th June 2024, in Brussels, Belgium. They may be required to give a short presentation on their project at the GBM in a session dedicated to EUROGI Awards.

The winners will also be announced on the EUROGI website and through EUROGI social media.

AWARD CATEGORIES 

There will be three categories.

• Winner.

• (2) Joint runners up – up to two individuals/organisations who made a submission.

• (3) Special mention – up to three individuals/organisations who made a submission.

AWARD PRICES 

• Winner will be invited (hotel+ flight) to the EUROGI GBM; he/she will be given a suitable framed notice and published on social media publications.

• Joint runners up will receive a suitable framed notice, and published on the EUROGIwebsite and on the communication campaign

• Special mention persons/organisations will receive a suitable framed notice, a communication campaign and website.

ADJUDICATION OF THE NOMINATIONS

A jury will be established comprising three experienced individuals designed by EUROGI who have no direct or significant indirect interest in any of the nominations which are received.

If considered desirable, the jury will have the ability to conduct a virtual interview prior to making adjudications with any or all of the persons/organisations who have made a submission.

The decisions of the jury will be final and not subject to review by any person/organisation who has made a submission.

BROAD CRITERIA FOR ADJUDICATION 

The following criteria will be use:

• Nature and level of innovation.

• Nature and level of impact at global, European, national or local level.

• Extent to which meets customer/citizen/research needs.

Winning submissions do not have to score highly across all three criteria to be successful.

APPLICATION FORM 

The application form will cover the following main headings.

• Name of the project.

• Project person/organisation driver(s).

• Type of EUROGI member (member or members’ member) and in the case of consortia or other arrangements of which the member/members’ member is a part, the role of the member/members’ member.

• Aim of the project – maximum 150 words.

• Brief description of the project – maximum 750 words. Add a link to the service webpage and or poc.

• How it meets the adjudication criteria – maximum 250 words for each criterion.

• Start and completion dates for the project – projects which are substantially complete will be accepted with an indication of the anticipated completion date provided it is within 2024.

Form to apply

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