Participation is open to individuals, companies, organizations and institutions developing software or acting as a service provider of a software application improving or facilitating the user's
relationship and daily work with his clients.
Individuals, companies, organizations and institutions can submit the software as a service provider or a software producer.
Software products with exceptional applications, modules, features, support, process supporting program components or features in the following categories.
If a category or keywords are not listed, please contact us. The jury reserves the right to assign submissions to a different category and to establish further special prices. Show Keyboard
Only producers or service providers of a software product or application are eligible for the award if they have developed the software solution as a stand-alone product by themselves or by means of independent additional programming or integration of additional features. Only products or features are evaluated which are available in the current version of the software which can be purchased, leased, booked, and used by clients.
Check for completeness and exploration of the documents submitted
Confirmation of submission and invoicing
Payment by the participant and thus official participation in the award
Assessment and decision by the jury
Information and invitation of the winners
The Award ceremony will take place at CEBIT tradeshow on March 21, 2017, in Hannover
Please submit either
a) a MP4 video (max. 5 min or 200 MB) and/or
b) a PDF (max 15 charts / pages) about the most relevant part of the application or feature.
In the PDF or video, all notes, comments, and subtitles should be presented so self-explanatory that the uniqueness of the user or customer experience can be easily understood.
Submissions will not be returned. Please name a contact person who will participate in the award ceremony and accept the price in case of success.
The participants assure not to infringe, for example, industrial property rights, trademark rights or other rights of third parties or to possess these necessary rights or the corresponding usage permit. The submitter shall release the organizer from all claims by the owner of the rights. The submitter guarantees the correctness of the information. These are used for the certificates and the publications within the framework of the competition.
Participation in the competition as well as the chances of an award or a placement are in no way dependent on the purchase of goods or the use of the organizer's paid or free services. The organizer or the jury is entitled to exclude participants, for example because of a breach of the participation conditions, without stating reasons.
The CASSIOPEIA Award is not endowed. The winners or second and third places will receive a trophy or certificate. For the commercial use, a license fee of 2,000 euros per category and year is payable in advance. A separate license agreement is concluded with the winner or user.
The organizer reserves the right to classify categories or not to award a prize within a category for reasons of quality. There is no legal right to a price. In the positive case, a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize will be awarded.
Your submission form will be only directed to the jury if you have paid in time. For your participation in the award, the following fees will be charged.
After sending your online application, all participants will receive a confirmation by e-mail on the submission and an invoice as well (as a PDF file). Submissions later than February 11th, 2017 are no longer considered for the award.
With their participation in the competition, the participants agree that the submitted works may be used by the organizer as well as their media partners in the context of the application, documentation and reporting, and grant the organizer the necessary rights of use. Participants shall give the organizer and his media partners all non-exclusive, temporally and locally unlimited rights of use for all known types of exploitation.
In particular, the reproduction, distribution, exhibition, presentation, and performance rights, the right to broadcast, the right to reproduce by means of picture and phonograms, reproduce the work results in the original or in modified, edited or redesigned form, to publish, distribute, transmit via internet or wireless, the right to transfer the aforementioned rights of use to third parties, the right to grant these rights to third parties in advance.
The organizer and his media partners are entitled, but are not obliged, to publish, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works, distribute, publicly perform, integrate into other works and translate the work submitted by the user. The right to public reproduction is, above all, the right to publicly make the above-mentioned submissions publicly accessible, for example via the Internet, from places and at the time of their choice.
At the award ceremony of the CASSIOPEIA Award, the winners will be asked to briefly present their project to the audience. Therefore, a contact person and a substitute, in the case of short-term absence, are required.
Languages in which documents can be submitted are German or English.
The participant agrees that his data collected through the application form is collected, stored and used for the purpose of the implementation and processing of the CASSIOPEIA Award
Software solutions which are not related to the topics of the categories are excluded from an application. According to the judgment of the jury, software solutions which have not yet been put into practice can also be excluded.
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