Two Belarusian projects received international World Summit Awards

31 December 2019

The International Award World Summit Awards (UN World Summit Awards competition) has been awarded since 2003. Participants from any country in the world can present their innovative digital project: applications, web pages and other IT developments that will positively affect the development of society, promote social change and achieve Sustainable Development Goals.

This year two projects from the Republic of Belarus became winners and received an award. These are IT projects OneSoil and VOKA.IO.

OneSoil won the Environment and Green Energy category for helping to make reliable agricultural decisions using online tools, satellite images and artificial intelligence.

VOKA.IO won the Health and Welfare category as a breakthrough in applied medicine and medical education. It is a digital solution that provides the surgeon with a 3D model of a damaged organ, provides a tool for sharing experience in surgery and telemedicine development, and provides medical students with a 3D catalog of damaged bones or organs.  

Other winners include the Austrian Gesture Language Project for Inclusion, the Israeli Women's Safety in Cities Project and the Pakistani Cultural and Natural Heritage Project. Information on the winning projects can be found on the World Summit Awards website.

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