Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

How to apply for the "Digital transformation pioneer" award

Download the application, fill it in, and send it to


1. Time to fill in the applications: 10.04.2024

2. Evaluation by the jury

3. Announcement of finalists

4. Award ceremony: To be announced

About the category

„Digital Transformation Pioneer" award

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, adaptation is key to success. The “Digital Transformation Pioneer” category at the Norwegian Business Awards stands as a testament to the revolutionary spirit of businesses in Estonia that have harnessed the power of digital technologies to redefine their operations, enhance efficiency, and elevate their competitiveness on a global scale.

To be eligible for the “Emerging Business of the Year” award, a company must exhibit the following characteristics:


Innovative technological integration: The company has effectively integrated cutting-edge digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), or blockchain into their business processes, leading to substantial improvements in efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction.

Strategic vision: The company demonstrates a strategic vision for digital transformation, showcasing a clear roadmap for adopting digital technologies aligning with the organization’s objectives. This vision should highlight how digital initiatives have driven business growth.

Measurable impact: The digital transformation efforts have yielded tangible and measurable outcomes, such as increased operational efficiency, reduced costs, accelerated time-to-market, improved customer experiences, or enhanced product/service offerings.

Collaboration with Norway: The company has actively collaborated with Norwegian partners, leveraging digital innovations to strengthen business ties, foster international cooperation, and drive mutual growth in Estonia and Norway.

Continuous improvement: The organization is committed to continuous improvement in its digital initiatives, showing adaptability to changing technologies and market demands. This includes a proactive approach to refining digital strategies and embracing emerging technologies.

Why it matters:

The “Digital Transformation Pioneer” award recognizes the significance of embracing digitalization as a catalyst for growth and sustainability. By acknowledging companies that have effectively transformed their operations, we aim to inspire others in the business community to embark on similar digital innovation journeys. In an era where digital technologies are reshaping industries, this category celebrates companies that serve as beacons of progress, showcasing the immense potential of digital transformation

Benefits of recognition:

The recipient of the “Digital Transformation Pioneer” award will gain unparalleled recognition within the Estonian and Norwegian business communities and on the international stage. This acknowledgment can enhance visibility, increase credibility, and valuable networking opportunities, enabling the winning company to forge new partnerships, attract investments, and expand its market reach.