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Relive the ceremony

If you missed the award ceremony or want to review the highlights, you can view our recap !

 

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Thanks for an amazing 2019 edition  !

Our 2019 award ceremony took place in Paris on October 16th. You can now see who our winners were or view the full ceremony video replay.


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Welcome to the new portal

Many new and exciting features await ! Feel free to browse, or try out our new submission process


Submit innovation

The initiative

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Submission
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Vote
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Ceremony
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Check the winners

Submit your Innovation

From June 1st to September 9th

Since its launch in 2013, the Customer Insight & Growth Banking Innovation Awards have served as a catalyst for innovation in the retail banking sector and have helped banks build better disruptive strategies.

The 7th edition submitting period is now open!

Simply submit your most innovative projects now to enter the 2019 competition. You can even start submitting your project now and finalize it later. You have until 6th September 2019 to submit!

 

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Voting process

From September 9th to 24th

Nominees for each category will be shortlisted by the Efma Innovation Committee.

Efma members and non-members from financial institutions only visiting the website will vote for the 7 standard categories (excluding the Global Innovator category). To do so, they will establish a podium ranking of Gold, Silver, and Bronze, among the 6 nominees per category.

Voters will take into consideration the following criteria:

Originality / Impact / Universality

The award ceremony

Our yearly ceremony was held in Paris on October 16th. Celebrating the best banking innovators worldwide, it is a unique opportunity to discover the best banking innovators from around the globe.

Only nominated institutions are invited to attend the event. If your innovation is a finalist, you will be contacted by our team. However, a live broadcast is open to all who wish to view the event.

Information for the 2020 awards will be released soon.

 

Check out the 2019 CIG Awards Winners !

See who made it to the top last year and learn from the best case studies.

Check the Winners

Innovation of August

For Funding, a unique platform with two souls - Intesa Sanpaolo

For Funding is a never seen solution which merges both lending and donations projects in a unique platform

 

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Innovation of August

Innovation of July

Transforming SMEs On-Boarding - Santander

A new on-boarding for non-customer SMEs : digital, simple, faster, responsible & more efficient, leveraging new technologies (artificial intelligence, biometrics, etc.) with a customer-centric vision. From 7 days to 15 minutes. The solution applies for all the SME´s, no matter the size.

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Innovation of July

Innovation of June

Smartphonisation – Alior Bank’s mobile way of working - Alior Bank

Alior Bank has equipped its employees safe smartphones with preinstalled set of applications to move employees to digital world and to enable digital transformation of the bank.

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Innovation of June

Innovation of May

Robotic Process Automation - Akbank

As a step for Akbank’s far-reaching digital transformation programme, automation of repetitive and rule-based business processes with various lines of business and applications using Robotic Process Automation tool under a comprehensive governance model

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Innovation of May

Innovation of April

FOCA (Financial Documents Corrective Analysis) - Yapi Kredi Bankasi

FOCA is an AI and value creation project that aims to support both decision/operational processes of corporate/commercial/SME sales and financial analysis departments by digitalizing free format trial balance (T-balance) documents in order to empower new customer engagement, cross-sell& up sell to the existing customer sales targets and achieve automatized financial analysis operations using...

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Innovation of April

Innovation of March

Sorted - Standard Bank

A white labelled digital platform that encourages social engagement, financial health, education and skills development with added functionality which simplifies the customers lifestyle yet underpinned by financial services inclusive of payments.

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Innovation of March

Innovation of February

Jobs Intelligence Maestro (JIM) - DBS Bank

JIM is DBS' virtual bank recruiter, an AI-powered HR solution for enterprise businesses.

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Innovation of February

Innovation of January

Open Banking initiative: Portal MEI, solutions for the Individual Micro Entrepreneur - Banco Bradesco

Open Banking initiative: Portal MEI - Bradesco much more than a bank, a great partner of the Individual Microentrepreneur (MEI)

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Innovation of January

Meet this year’s Top Contributors

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia with a presence in 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS is in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and…
CaixaBank is the leading financial group in retail banking in Spain and one of the top banks in Portugal. The group, with Jordi Gual as chairman and Gonzalo Gortázar as CEO, has 15.6 million…
As a universal bank Alior Bank addresses its' services to both individual and businesses customers. In day-to-day activities, the bank combines principles of traditional banking with innovative…

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