EFISZ competition: presentation of the winning idea and the award ceremony

EFISZ launched a competition for students of Hungarian higher education institutions with the title ‘Electronic Payment Solutions’, inviting ideas in several topics specified in the competition notice.

Any service development idea, innovative idea and pilot project suggestion related to electronic payments could be submitted to the competition that makes everyday finances easier and promotes financial awareness. With the competition, EFISZ aimed to find and award new and yet unpublished ideas that are suitable for these purposes.

A panel evaluated the valid submissions that met all format and content requirements, with assistance from a working group created for the competition from EFISZ member representatives.

The panel awarded the first prize to Zsanett Pető’s submission ‘Innovative uses of mobile payment and the account information system’, and awarded a special prize to Zsuzsanna Bercsényi’s submission, ‘Education of electronic payments’.

The prizes were awarded at a ceremony on 22 May 2019, the second day of the Mobile Payment Symposium organised by National Mobile Payment Plc. at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, where winner had the chance to present her idea to the professional audience.