The Award recognizes the best applications for value-added services (VAS) in telecoms and IT. During Futurecom 2010, October 25 – 28, visitors will have access to the 10 finalists applications, which will be demonstrated live. There will be three awards: 1st – an all-expenses paid trip to the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona ; 2nd – an HP notebook; 3rd – an Asus netbook.The award seeks to boost the visibility of innovative applications developed by professionals and / or researchers active in the telecoms and / or IT segments, or students on related courses at public or private schools. The awards committee will be chaired by CPqD president Hélio Graciosa and its 12 members will consist of experienced telecoms and IT personalities from top universities. Entries are free and may be submitted from June 23 to August 23, 2010.

The 2010 Futurecom Innovation Award is held by Provisuale (organizer of the Futurecom event) and organized by Sergio Motta Institute.