Government Awards £1.2 Million to Drive Digital Innovation
The Digital Challenge Awards Ceremony 2006 took place today (12 July 2006) in London – Angela Smith MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State announced the top ten finalists at a presentation lunch held by the Department for Communities and Local Government and the City of London.
Out of the 79 entries representing over 250 organisations and partnerships, the judges shortlisted the proposals to 18 regional winners, from whom the finalists were chosen.
Each finalist was presented with an award and received £120,000 from the Department for Communities and Local Government. This will enable them to further develop their proposals and compete to be the ‘Digital Challenge Winner’ with a prize of £7m enabling them to implement their Digital Community Vision.