One great idea, one great app, one great prize worth €50,000
You enter it, we build it, you own it
Enter your idea at www.theappys.ie
Deadline for entries is November 10, 2014
Have you ever dreamed of developing the next great app?
Do you have an interest in sports, fitness, healthcare or medicine – the key areas that are experiencing an explosion in brilliant, and useful, app development?
The GSK App-challenge is open to anyone in Ireland who has an idea for an app and wants to get it made. To enter simply go to www.theappys.ie. Entries are free and the entry form is very simple to use. The deadline for entries to the GSK App-challenge is November 10, 2014 at 10pm.
The potential app must relate to one of three categories:
* Health & Wellness
“Nothing lends itself better to apps than health and well-being, and the potential to transform lives is immense,” says Aidan Lynch, managing director, GSK Ireland. “We hope the GSK App-challenge will inspire people to create apps that can help people do more, feel better and live longer.”
“The GSK App-challenge is open to anyone who has an idea for an app, or anyone who has started building an app or has already developed an app but wants to improve it. The competition is for individuals, indie developers and student developers only. App development firms cannot enter,” says Stephen Conmy, organiser of the GSK App-challenge and The Appys.
“The GSK App-challenge winner will receive huge support when it comes to taking their idea to the next level,” says Owen Cooney, managing director, ProductFitter & Eleks, Ireland. “We are looking forward to seeing creative, useful ideas that can help people in their daily lives.”
An app development package worth €40k and a media package worth €10k are up for grabs as well as a top of the range tablet computer. The winner of the GSK App-challenge will be crowned at The Appys awards ceremony which takes place at CHQ building, Dublin on November 20, 2014.
All the intellectual property associated with the ideas and apps entered will remain with the person who entered the idea. “The GSK App-challenge is about encouraging more people to think about great app ideas, none of the parties involved want any IP claim or share of future app revenues,” says Conmy. “The winner takes all, as they say.”
The best idea wins
It’s the best idea we are looking for. It can be just an idea, or it could be an app already in development.
How do I enter?
You simply go to the online entry form on www.theappys.ie and it should take just a few minutes.
What will I win?
There is a €40,000 app development consultancy prize from ProductFitter & Eleks, as well as a €10,000 PR and media package from Digital Times.
ProductFitter & Eleks is a custom software development group that helps companies deliver their ideas on any mainstream technology platform available today, from HTML5/JS apps, to a bleeding-edge Google Glass app, to a mobile apps for Android/iOS and big-scale web applications.