The inaugural eircom Innovation Through Technology Awards have been launched. The Awards will seek to recognise excellence and creativity in technology initiatives in the public sector. Ireland’s public sector is recognised as a global leader in using new technologies and systems to deliver Government services and the eircom Innovation Through Technology Awards will showcase this great work across six categories. Any public sector project is eligible for entry and there is no entry fee. The Awards are being run by Inside Government magazine in association with eircom. To enter the eircom Innovation Through Technology Awards 2004, visit www.insidegovernment.ie, tel: 01 231 3593, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The date for close of entries is 24 November, 2004. The Awards will take place on Thursday, 27 January, 2005 in the Radisson SAS St. Helen’s Hotel, Dublin.