What is the International Center for New Media?
The ICNM – International Center for New Media – is a non-profit association, based in Austria. Founded by Prof. Peter A. Bruck in 2003, the ICNM is specialized in organizing international events and awards. It has an outstanding multi-stakeholder network in over 187 countries, with reknown experts, academics, entrepreneurs, govermental representatives, investors and private sector representatives.
ICNM focuses on the use of digital technologies, social entrepreneurship and the achievement of the UN SDGs, connecting and promoting social entrepreneurship and knowledge exchange. ICNM stands out with its special emphasis on the evaluation, promotion and showcasing of best practise in digital projects improving society.
International Projects – WSA
Since 2003, ICNM conducts the international award system WSA in 182 countries within the UN framework of the World Summit on the Information Society WSIS. WSA is an on-going activity in cooperation with UNIDO, UNESCO, ITU, ISOC, UN GAID and UNDP.
ICNM cooperates in international networks and works in partnership with other centers of excellence, professional multimedia associations, and institutions of higher learning, research institutes and non-profit foundations. It services private industries and governments and offers a platform for networking, co-operation and experience exchange for multimedia professionals from all over the world.
ICNM’s biggest strength is to actively connect people from different cultural backgrounds and disciplines, makes them work together and build up a strong network.
Prof. Peter A. Bruck, founder and Honorary Chairman of the ICNM