... To Recognize The Best Digital Innovation In Cambodia

Cambodia ICT Awards is the largest national ICT award in Cambodia aiming at recognition achievements, accomplishments, and successes in digital innovation in Cambodia.
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Award Categories

Nominated software or application to the award must be already in use, except for R&D, which can only be a prototype.

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Best Digital Government Service of the Year

Products, services, or accomplishments of "state institutions" that use ICT to serve the public and solve problems for citizens.

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Best Digital Innovation Organization of the year

Products, services, or accomplishments of companies/institutions that innovate and use ICT or digital technologies to make their enterprise business become better, faster, and more efficient by bringing new competitive products and services to the market.

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Best Social Innovation Technology of the year

Products, services, or digital accomplishments of private companies or non-government organizations that use ICT to contribute to solve the problems of the public and society.

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Best Digital Content of the year

Products, services or digital accomplishments of private companies or non-government organizations that use ICT to produce digital content such as videos, games, audio files, etc. which contribute to solving the problems of the people, the public and the society.

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Best Digital Startup of the year

Products, services or accomplishments of a newly established companies less than 3 years from the date of official registration. Tech Startup has to be a company that has made a breakthrough with new ideas using ICT.

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Best Digital R&D of the year

Products, services, or accomplishments of companies or institutions in the field of ICT or digital research and development, such as discovering new formulas, new methods, new rules, and new innovations.

Event Schedule

July 15, 2021
Start registration

All applicants' information must be in English.

August 25, 2021

August 31, 2021

Registration Closed

The Committee will check each applicants' information to select eligible applicants and then submit to the judging panel.

October 11, 2021

The judging panel will select the finalists to submit to the final evaluation and selection.

October 26, 2021
Final Selection

The Judges' Meeting to assess and decide the winners is the most accurate, fair, and transparent.

November 30, 2021

17:00 - 18:00

18:00 - 20:00

Awarding Ceremony

- Registration, Cocktail Reception

- Welcome Remarks by Dr. SENG SopheapPresident of Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology

- Remarks, Smart Axiata Representative

- Remarks, Huawei Technology Representative

- Startup Pitch

- Opening Remarks by H.E Chea Vandeth Minister of Post and Telecommunications

- Award Ceremony

- Closing

The Judging Panel Of Cambodia ICT Awards 2021

It is our honorable gratefulness to our 6 judges.

Mr. Lim Dararith


Meloney C.Lindberg


H.E Dr. Chhieng Van Munin


Mr. Sovann Yao (Yuya)


Mrs. Mila Jivkova Kusheva


Mr. Francois DU TOIT



1. Who can apply for the award?

Ministries, organizations, local NGOs, private companies, and universities, that are officially registered and licensed in accordance with the laws of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Students can also apply if his or her work is about "Digital R&D"

2. What are the qualifications to apply?

The application or service to be submitted must be owned by the company/institution, and developed using at least 51% of resource (human and financial) in Cambodia.

3. Will information about the applicant be public? ​

Applicants' names and details are not shown public, only the names of the winners will be published. All candidates' details are kept confidential. Only the committee and judges in charge of the case have the right to see the information to study, evaluate and select the winners. Judges may request additional information from the candidate if necessary.

4. What are the benefits of this award?

The winners' names will be widely disseminated with the opportunity to participate in other regional and global awards through the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.

5. Who are Judges? ​

Members of the judging panel are appointed from representatives of ministries, institutions, public sector, educational institutions and civil society who have at least 5 years of ICT knowledge and/or related field experience.

6. What is the evaluation and selection process?

Each judge will review each candidate's information and then evaluate the selection. Judges have the right to select the winners in accordance with the terms of this national award. The selection of each winner will be based on the overall evaluation results by the judging panel. The judging panel may request a face to face presentation from the candidate if necessary.

7. What are the evaluation and selection criteria?

The evaluation and selection criteria are:

  1. A. Tech Innovation

    Innovation is something that comes with a new approach. Bringing innovation into your business can save you time and money and give you a competitive advantage to develop and adapt your business in the market.

  2. B. Problem Solving

    Refers to new discoveries using digital technology to solve specific problems more effectively than ever before, saving time, money and other resources.

  3. C. Efficiency of Operation ​

    The ability of an enterprise, company or institution to deliver products or services to its customers effectively, at the least cost possible and still ensure the highest quality of products, services, and support.

  4. D. Marketing Strategy

    Any activity that a company or business does to attract customers and to establish a good connection with them, with the aim of linking products and services with customers in order to earn their income and interest.