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Juniper Research opens entries for 2024 Future Digital Awards
Tue, 2nd Apr 2024

Juniper Research has declared the commencement of entries for 2024's Future Digital Awards for Smart Cities & IoT Innovation. Established in 2008, the Future Digital Awards is a longstanding tradition that spotlights and rewards organisations spearheading the technology landscape. The accolades pay tribute to inventive and groundbreaking products or services with the potential to revolutionise their markets while offering notable benefits to consumers and the broader society.

Elisha Sudlow-Poole, Senior Research Analyst at Juniper Research, noted that this year's awards aim to illuminate the vendors working towards a more connected and sustainable world. Their emphasis rests on inventive efforts in well-known markets such as eSIMs and MaaS and burgeoning technologies, including quantum computing, AI, and renewables. Sudlow-Poole sent best wishes to all competition participants.

The Future Digital Awards for Smart Cities & IoT Innovation encapsulate diverse categories, each designed to honour distinct facets of IoT and Smart Cities Innovation. The categories allocated for IoT Innovation comprise Best IoT Device Management Platform, Best IoT Security Solution, eSIM Management Platform Innovation, AI in IoT Innovation, Private Cellular Network Innovation, Best Satellite IoT Service, Quantum Computing Innovation of the Year, and Best Cloud Security Innovation.

Sustainability & Smart Cities Innovation categories grant recognition to the best platforms, solutions, and projects driving eco-conscious efforts and smart city progress. They include the Best MaaS Platform, Best Smart Traffic Management Solution, Best EV Charging Solution, Net Zero Innovation of the Year, Best Smart Building Platform, Smart Grid Innovation, Smart City Project of the Year, and Renewable Energy Innovation of the Year.

Additively, there are Judges Choice awards that celebrate innovative pioneers and organisations in the industry. These are chosen personally by the judging panel, including Sustainable Technology Leadership and IoT Mover & Shaker.

The submission period for entries runs until Friday, 3rd May 2024. There are no fees attached to entering the competition, and winners will be unveiled in June 2024. Through these awards, Juniper Research continues its commitment to supporting and acknowledging the imaginative endeavours of technology organisations that keep pushing the boundaries and shaping our connected, sustainable future.

Juniper Research is a digital technology, telecommunications, and related industries analyst firm. The company provides research, analysis, and consultancy services, focusing on mobile and online commerce, digital content, fintech, Internet of Things (IoT), and emerging technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence.

Juniper Research is known for its comprehensive reports, forecasts, and insights into various digital economy sectors. Its research helps businesses, policymakers, and investors understand market trends, identify opportunities, and make informed decisions in a rapidly evolving technological landscape. The company covers various topics, including mobile payments, e-commerce, digital advertising, cybersecurity, and the impact of emerging technologies on various industries.