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








H.E So Visothy

Secretary of State, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

Mr. Casey Barnett

President of CamEd Business School

Mr. Mao Sovin

Founding member of Emerging Markets Investment advisers

Ms. Zhang Jinna

Chief Communication Officer, Huawai Technologies

Ms. Mila Jivkova Kusheva

Chief Marketing Officer, Smart Axiata

H.E Sam Sethserey

Director General of Instititue of Digital Research and Innovaton, CADT

Dr. Valy Dona

Head of Mechatronics and Information Technology Research Unit Research and Innovation Center, Institute of Technology of Cambodia

Dr. Prum Sophea

Vice Dean of Engineering and Business Development Officer

Dr. En Sovann

Director, Digital Government Transformation Department

Dr. Ye Kyaw Thu

Affiliated Professor, Institute of Digital Reasearch and Innovation, CADT

Dr. Kong Phutphalla

Director of Research & Development Center, IDRI


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:

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.

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.

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.

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.