The purpose of the awards is to encourage students and researchers by giving them the opportunity to highlight their designs and information and communications technology (ICT) innovations, along with a platform to speak about their experiences in ICT development.
The awards will select the overall ICT product design that will represent the nation at the Asean ICT Awards.
The contest has six categories: public sector, private sector, corporate social responsibility, digital content, start-up company, and research and development.
There will also be a contest for production teams to create an introductory video for the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications as well as a new Lao language font.
The winning team will receive a cash prize, a trophy and a certificate from the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications and will be selected to participate in the Asean ICT Awards.