[Talk-GB] GeoVation awards
peter.miller at itoworld.com
Wed Oct 28 11:55:34 GMT 2009
Just to point out that GeoVation, set up by Ordnance Survey, is
offering prizes totalling £21K to help develop new ideas, and yes, OSM
based projects are eligible and the judging panel is independent of
the OS. Whatever the result it would be great to have some OSM related
projects being put forward.
"A competition in which there is up to £21,000 to be won in awards to
develop new ideas that use geography. Entries to the competition are
open from the 6th of October 2009 until 11:59am on the 4th of January
2010. Our judges are looking for ideas that can demonstrate their
innovative potiential, sustainability and how they use geography. For
more details see our Judging Criteria .
Out of the entries submitted on January 4th they will select a
shortlist of up to 10 finalists who will be invited to present at the
Show Case event, that will be held January 26th at the Royal
Geographic Society in London. At the event finalists will be asked to
present to and answer questions from the judges and assembled
audience, for the opportunity to win one of four prizes. First prize
is £10,000, two runner-up prizes of £5,000 and a community choice
award, voted by the audience, of £1,000.
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