Microsoft announces its Blue Sky Innovation Awards - Open for Submission!

by Soniya Monga

Microsoft Canada has recently launched its 3rd annual Blue Sky innovation awards, aimed at ISVs, Developers and Software/Web start-ups.

According to Microsoft Partner Marketing Manager Carmen Xiao:

The objective of this award is to recognize innovations either break with conventional processes or go beyond marginal improvements in existing products. We want to uncover those great new ideas with market potential, and will provide support plan to help them grow.

Microsoft is hoping that these awards will encourage and reward innovations that break conventional processes or go beyond marginal improvements in existing applications. This is a timely and innovative approach to recognition of creativity, so If you're a Canadian software vendor in the process of developing a disruptive application using Microsoft technology, you are encouraged to submit your application today.

Some benefits of winning include:

  • Customized engagement plan to support continuing software development and marketing for your company
  • Increased market visibility through Microsoft collateral, advertising or public relations
  • Access to internal product groups, key executives and Canadian account teams
  • Access to premier support staff, software licenses and additional expertise

Click here for more details!


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Vancouver Development Center (VDC) is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The centre is home to some of the best and brightest software developers from around the world. Since opening its doors in September 2007, the VDC has quickly become an intricate part of Microsoft’s global strategy for distributed software development. VDC employees play a key role in architecting systems,... more

blog comments powered by Disqus

Soniya Monga

Soniya Monga

From the world of finance to high fashion, and non-profits to technology, Soniya is currently exploring the power of the digital landscape for business to business marketing as a Relationship marketer within Microsoft Canada’s Small and Mid-Size business community. Soniya’s background includes roles at Morgan Stanley along with previous stints in Public Relations at Faulhaber PR. She has been... more

Who's Hiring

Recent Comments

Powered by Disqus