Call for World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements in 2020
The 2020 Release Ceremony for World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements is now announcing an invitation to research institutions, colleges and universities, international organizations, traditional manufacturing enterprises, internet companies and innovation teams to solicit world leading internet scientific and technological achievements in 2020.
It will focus on best practices of internet achievements in epidemic prevention and control, work resumption, as well as digital economy development and cooperation.
What the release ceremony aims to do:
Showcase the latest global internet scientific and technological achievements.
Promote the concepts of innovation, green, inclusiveness, and sharing.
Highlight remarkable contributions of internet practitioners.
Fully release the development dividends.
Build an all-round international exchange platform for innovations.
1. What to release:
Approximately 15 leading scientific and technological achievements in the internet field worldwide.
2. How to release:
The top 50 or so shortlisted achievements will be revealed to the public in forms like the conference manual.
Owners of top 15 achievements that have been confirmed by the Recommendation Committee for the 2020 World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements will be invited to the release ceremony to showcase their achievements and will receive commemorative certificates and trophies at the ceremony.
The release ceremony and these award-winning achievements will be promoted both online and offline worldwide.
The achievements will be selected based on the principle of fairness, justice, objectivity, and authority through collection and recommendations.
(1) Achievement owners shall submit application materials through the online application system.
(2) A tentative list of achievements put forward by the recommendation committee will be submitted to the organizing committee of the WIC for review and approval.
(3) After approval, owners of the shortlisted achievements are requested to further submit materials that will visually display the leading achievements.
(4) The shortlisted World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements will be announced at the release ceremony.
Scope of collection:
Leading scientific and technological achievements in the internet field worldwide (including those planned to be released before or at the release ceremony) will be collected into five categories: basic theoretical achievements; technology achievements; product achievements; business model achievements; and cross-category achievements.
The achievements will focus on five major application fields: industrial recovery and collaborative development; digital social governance; global crisis response; artificial intelligence that improves quality of life; and green digital public welfare practice.
1. Achievements in industrial recovery and collaborative development:
The theories, technologies, products, and application models enabling industrial and economic recovery by utilizing internet technologies in terms of supply and demand matchmaking, online remote offices, and flexible production conversion.
2. Achievements in digital social governance:
The theories, technologies, products, and application models using internet technologies to solve problems in social governance, such as unbalanced supply and distribution of public resources, low-level quality of social services, as well as inadequate safety and regulatory measures.
3. Achievements in global crisis response:
The theories, technologies, products, and application models which utilize internet technologies to carry out key technologies research and make major breakthroughs in emergency rescue management mechanisms and social security mechanisms.
4. Achievements of AI that improves quality of life:
The theories, technologies, products, and application models which help fostering a contact-free, self-adaptive, and high-perceptive quality of life, support the formation of a digital economy industry with strong driving force, and cultivate new economic growth points through the integrated innovation and application of internet technologies
5. Achievements in green digital public welfare practice:
The theories, technologies, products, and application models making active contributions to environmental protection, disaster relief, energy conservation and emission reduction, public health care and education, as well as social, economic, and environmental sustainable development through the deep integration of internet technologies with public welfare practices.
How to apply:
Applicants shall be able to submit application materials at the website (https://rc.wicwuzhen.cn) no later than Sept 15, 2020.
Each applicant can apply for multiple categories of achievements at the same time. The conference organizer will publish the Call for Achievements in 2020 and the link of the online application system at the WIC official website (www.wuzhenwic.org) and the official website of the Cyberspace Administration of the People's Republic of China (www.cac.gov.cn).
To learn more about the previous years of the release ceremony of the World Internet Conference, please go to the WIC official website (www.wuzhenwic.org).
Click on the link in the registered email to activate your account. After the account is activated, you can log in and submit the application.
Mr. Li Yinjun, Mr. Zhu Yue
Organizing Committee of the
World Internet Conference (Wuzhen Summit)
Aug 6, 2020