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Awards recognise remarkable achievements in ICT

10 April 2015

The Hong Kong ICT Awards 2015 awards presentation ceremony tonight (April 10) celebrated the remarkable achievements of the local information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

Nbition Development received the Award of the Year, the highest accolade, from the Acting Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan. The Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology), Miss Susie Ho, presented the Grand Awards to the winners in 10 award categories.

A total of 972 entries competed for this year's Awards -- one Grand Award in each category and an Award of the Year selected from the 10 Grand Award winners.

The winners in the 10 categories are as follows:

1. Best Business Solution Grand Award:
TFI Digital Media Ltd (HERMES OTT Platform)

2. Best Digital Entertainment Grand Award:
Centurysoft International Ltd. (3 Fruity Kingdoms)

3. Best Digital Inclusion Grand Award:
Buddhist To Chi Fat She Yeung Yat Lam Memorial School and collaborating schools (SAME E-enhanced Learning, Teaching and Assessment System)

4. Best ICT Startup Grand Award:
Nbition Development

5. Best Innovation Grand Award:
Dragon Creative Enterprise Solution Limited (Subsidiary of Mad Mad Group) (MAD Glass)

6. Best Lifestyle Grand Award:
Penana Ltd. (Penana - The Social Publication Platform for Story Showcasing and Collaborative Creation)

7. Best Mobile Apps Grand Award:
TeamNote Ltd. (TeamNote)

8. Best Smart Hong Kong Award:
Axon Labs Ltd. (HKBus+)

9. Best SME ICT Grand Award:
Play More Ltd. (Team More Enterprise Communication Platform)

10. Best Student Invention Grand Award:
Wong Yiu-nam/Wong Chung-pak of Shun Tak Fraternal Association Yung Yau College (MindFootPrint)

The Hong Kong ICT Awards were established in 2006 with the collaborative efforts of the industry, academia and the Government. The aim is to build a locally recognised and internationally acclaimed brand of ICT awards in Hong Kong. Over the years, the Awards have effectively served as a springboard for local ICT innovations to make inroads into the international arena.

This year's Hong Kong ICT Awards created a new award category, Best Smart Hong Kong Award, to encourage the development of "smart" applications and solutions for "Smarter Hong Kong, Smarter Living" in line with the vision set out in the new Digital 21 Strategy.

Detailed information about the winners and the 10 award categories are available on the website of the Hong Kong ICT Awards (www.hkictawards.hk).

Ends/Friday, April 10, 2015
Issued at HKT 20:12