In a world where technology is rapidly advancing and IoT is enabling endless applications, the IoT Impact Award seeks to recognize IoT projects that combine not only innovation but that also demonstrate significant social benefit.
IoT Social Impact
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Industry voting closes
The Shortlist will be published on the IoT Social Impact Award website, and it will then be open to the IoT industry to vote for the project they think is the best.
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The IMC will provide the winner with full coverage across all their marketing platforms reaching over 53,000 IoT professionals
The impact of IoT technology and connected devices can be seen in all walks of life, and whether IoT devices are deployed in smart homes, smart cities or healthcare, they offer the opportunity to transform people’s daily lives and deliver a positive impact.
Whether you are a solo developer or your organization is a start-up, an SME, or a large enterprise, if you have an IoT project that has social impact at its heart, we want to hear from you! Are you developing and implementing an innovative business solution using cellular connectivity to tackle the most important societal challenges of our times? Is your IoT project focusing on one of these areas?
Any individual or organization whose IoT project has social impact at its heart. We’re looking for developers, device suppliers, device manufacturers, software vendors, hardware providers or any organization involved in the IoT ecosystem.
Our panel of judges, drawn from all corners of the globe and from a variety of IoT disciplines have decades of experience in IoT.
Partner, Business Services & IoT
Strategic Advisor in Digital Innovation
VP Marketing, Quectel
Co-Founder and Head of Business Development
IoT M2M Council
Beecham Research Ltd.
Vice President, Enabling Platforms
Global IoT Evangelist and Executive Business Consultant
Quectel’s passion for a smarter world drives us to accelerate IoT innovation. A highly customer-centric organization, we create superior cellular and GNSS modules and antennas backed by outstanding support and services. Our growing global team of over 3,000 professionals, the largest in the IoT modules industry worldwide, ensures we are first to market and continue to set the pace of development. Listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (603236.SS), our international leadership is devoted to advancing IoT across the globe. For more information visit: www.quectel.com
floLIVE offers advanced 5G network solutions and a full suite of global IoT cellular connectivity services. Its unique global connectivity service floNET provides enterprises and mobile operators with fully compliant, highly performant and globally agnostic connectivity. The platform encompasses a wide range of services to market verticals, from a full GSM IoT-oriented core network, through to IoT BSS, device and eSIM management and targeted IoT vertical solutions - all provided as-a-service via floLIVE’s global cloud. For more information, visit www.flolive.net.
The IoT M2M Council is comprised of companies providing solutions from all parts of the global IoT/M2M ecosystem as Sustaining Members. The organisation has brought together large-scale connectivity providers, more dedicated network operators, systems integrators, equipment manufacturers, and chipware maker giants.In addition to our Sustaining Members, the IMC has 25,000 Adopter Members who are qualified individuals that deploy IoT technology at companies as diverse as Fedex, Hyundai and Siemens. The IMC is one of the largest and fastest-growing IoT/M2M organisation in the world, with Adopter Members on four continents, and growing at a rate of 300 Adopters per week.
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The IoT Social Impact Award is an award that recognizes the use of IoT to build a better world
Any developer or organization whose IoT project has social impact at its heart. We’re looking for device suppliers, device manufacturers, software vendors, hardware providers or any organization involved in the IoT ecosystem
If you are shortlisted or a winner, your company will receive exposure via outreach by Quectel, floLIVE and IMC to their customers and members through dedicated emails, websites and social media .
Entries open on 1st October 2021
Entry is free of charge
Full rules are available on our Enter page (link to Enter page)
The shortlist will be announced on 6th January 2022
The shortlist will receive a free floLIVE and Quectel kit that will help them to build their POC project. The kit will include an EVB Kit + 10 floLIVE sim cards with 1GB for a year per sim card.
The winner will be announced on March,1st 2022
Our panel of judges will review all entries and create a shortlist of 10. This shortlist will then be posted on the website and be open to the industry to vote.
The winner will receive 500 SIM cards with 1GB per SIM card a year from floLIVE and a free subscription to our platform. In addition, The IMC will provide the winner with full coverage across all their marketing platforms reaching over 53,000 IoT professionals