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Municipalities

Take part as a municipality

In order to support the important role of new technology in our modern societies, Ardent Group has launched an award for municipalities in the Liège region to implement digital projects. Municipal institutions undoubtedly occupy an essential place in our future. With multiples skills and local roots, they truly impact each of us. At the same time, digital technology has completely transformed our society and can contribute to improving and modernizing the functioning of our municipalities.

So, what could be more natural for Ardent Group, a major player in technology in Wallonia and beyond, than to support this digitalization? Thanks to this award, a municipality will receive an exceptional grant of €25,000 to make a digital project a reality.

Calendar for the 6th edition

  • Monday 2 May: Opening of the application platform
  • Sunday 3 July: Closing of applications
  • Monday 12 September: Opening of public votes
  • Monday 26 September: Closing of public votes
  • Thursday 17 November: Jury selection day
  • March 2023: Ardent Awards ceremony

How does it work?

1/ Stay up to date with the Ardent Awards news. Stay tuned for the latest info about the Ardent Awards: application opening dates, jury selection, etc. Follow us on the Ardent Awards Facebook page

 

2/ Check you fulfill the required criteria and learn about the selection process. These criteria are checked several times during the application selection procedure. The projects submitted by municipalities that do not fulfill these criteria will be withdrawn from the selection immediately.

 

3/ Submit your application using our registration platform before 12 June 2022 at 23:59. Complete your application and explain the project that is important to you and for which you would like to receive the support from the Ardent Awards.

4/ Invite the public to support your project. A voting platform allows you to invite your contacts to vote to support your project. The 5 municipalities that receive the most votes will be preselected to be in the running to be nominated for the Ardent Awards.

 

5/ Attend the selection and nomination stages. The preselected applications will be studied in depth and will be judged on several factors: general quality of the project and its objectives, its realistic planning within the time frame, and the coherence and precision of the budget presented. At the end of this analysis, the nomination of 5 projects will be confirmed.

 

6/ Wait for the jury’s decision. One municipality will be chosen as the winner by a jury of professionals. They will pay particular attention to the ideas of charity, solidarity and originality presented in the projects. They will also evaluate whether the project’s objectives are coherent and realistic. All the winners will be celebrated during the Ardent Awards ceremony.

You could also be one of the winners!

Are you a municipality in the Liège region who would like to make an important digital project a reality? Don’t wait a single second to submit your application. The application platform will be available from 2 May 2022 at 10:00. Registrations will close on 3 July 2022 at 23:59.