The online voting for this Public Award is now officially […]
The online voting for this Public Award is now officially open for the Accenture BeLux Innovation Awards for Financial Services 2013
In the background of a struggling financial industry, new innovative ideas are born. They are nurtured in a protective cocoon to grow into impressive butterflies, promising to constitute the basis for the recovery of the financial sector. In order to give these butterflies some additional warmth and encouragement, Accenture is organizing the Accenture BeLux Innovation Awards for Financial services.
Accenture, through the Innovation Awards, gathers creative financial services-related concepts, on the Belgian and Luxembourgish market, which are then subjected to a selection process, resulting in an expert jury award and a public voting award.
Start voting now for your favorite concept!
The purpose of the Accenture Innovation Awards for Financial Services is to promote and reward innovative, financial services-related new products and concepts on the Belgian and Luxembourg markets, resulting in a Jury Award and a Public Award. Following a first success in 2012, the 2013 edition has been launched since last summer.
60 innovative concepts went through a selection process. In December, a jury of professionals selected the 25 most innovative concepts. This “Top 25” is now presented to the public to select the winner of this year’s Public Award.
⇨ Watch the video-pitches of the Top 25 candidates
⇨ Start voting now for your favorite concept on www.innovationawards.lu!
The winners will be announced during the main event ceremony on February 21st in Brussels and shortly after, on March 7th in Luxembourg.
Agence Belle Etoile by BCEE and iNUI Studio
The Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat (Luxembourg) has created the Agence Belle Etoile, a branch located in the shopping center with the same name in Luxembourg. With the aim of attractiveness, this agency incorporates new technologies such as the Surface (large touch screen) and the new iNUI Flyfolder i.e. a gesture recognition system that allows customers to view flyers and brochures in a fun and interactive way. Customer can be informed and advised in a professional and modern way. The agency is designed as a shop with counselors where the customer can move freely.
Lux Future Lab by BGL BNP Paribas
Lux Future Lab by BGL BNP Paribas is the unique combination of an incubator for start-ups and a platform offering trainings for entrepreneurs and school kids. The aim of the concept is to promote entrepreneurship and education. The Lux Future Lab is Located in the heart of Luxembourg-City where people at the cross-roads of their professional development can meet, interact and develop future opportunities for themselves and for their country
Click NGO by BGL BNP Paribas
Click NGO by BGL BNP Paribas is an integrated concept dedicated to NGOs & Associations, which ambitions to address all their needs online. With « one click », customers can have access to a wide range of financial products from account handling to ISR products and CSR services : number of programs in voluntary work, IT, logistics support, philanthropy, etc.
IPAYMO by IMVIO provides innovative secure solutions using in-house developed and patented Location & Context Awareness (LCA) technologies for protecting the Financial Services Industry against fraud and abuse.
Satellite positioning technology in combination with standard retail mobile devices like smartphones and tablets is used to determine LCA information. Assessing and comparing the place of the transaction and the whereabouts of the user enables IPAYMO to ensure use´s identity and transaction authenticity. IPAYMO is a spin-off from the European Space Agency´s Technology Transfer Programme.
Mengbank by BCEE and Digicash
Mengbank by the Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat (Luxembourg) is an initiative enabling individuals to pay electronic bills, issued by their local authority directly via their BCEE bank account. They can pay electronic bills onwww.macommune.lu where they are directed to BCEE’s online banking environment. Payment is made through SEPA Credit Transfer. Beneficiary receives real-time confirmation.
KNEIP and CETREL Securities
KNEIP and CETREL Securities have partnered to provide a secure Regulatory Filing solution for the investment fund industry in Luxembourg. They offer a cheaper solution to the market for the submission of applications for new funds and other mandatory reporting required by the CSSF (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier), complies with multiple standards established by all regulatory authorities through Europe.
YobiDrive by EZC Group is an end-user service and an API (Application Programming Interface) allowing to securely share confidential information and protect business data in an online strong room protected by two keys : a combination of a bank and a user encrypting mechanism offering the same safety as a real bank safe. YobiDrive’s key, which is the counterpart of the bank clerk key, only works if the user’s identity is validated during sign-in. The second key is the client’s one which is stored in his computer or smartphone. It is programmed to open the strong rooms protecting the client’s drives.