The winners of the “WebWorks” competition in the fourth annual BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge were announced today. Winners of the most innovative BlackBerry WebWorks app for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and BlackBerry smartphones (based on the BlackBerry OS 6.0 or higher) were selected on a regional basis. Apps were judged based on quality and use of development best practices, level of visual appeal, user experience, and creativity and innovation.

North America:

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Europe, Middle East, Africa:

  • Grand Prize Winner – Daily Express UK (vendor: Refresh Mobile Ltd)
  • First Runners-up – Twinoo Lite (vendor: Razum d.o.o.)
  • Second Runners-up – Interlecta (vendor: Interlecta OOD)

Asia Pacific:

All winners of the 2011 BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge will be recognised at the 2011 BlackBerry Developer Conference (DevCon), October 18 – 20 in San Francisco. This year’s prizing for all competitions is valued at $3 million, almost double the value of prizes awarded last year. Prizes and awards include placement on the BlackBerry App World featured carousel; BlackBerry smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook; membership in the BlackBerry Alliance Program; BlackBerry accessory gift certificates; and more. For more information including complete rules, guidelines, competitions, awards and prize packages – is available at www.blackberrypartnersfund.com/challenge.