The third annual BlackBerry Women & Technology Awards have been launched.

The BlackBerry Women & Technology Awards 2008 will honour the achievements of women, both within and beyond the IT sector, who have demonstrated a passion and dedication in their business whilst innovatively using technology.

The Awards aims to encourage women everywhere to fulfil their potential, RIM states that they want others to be as passionate about technology as they are:

"The aim of the awards us to profile and celebrate incredible women who are playing a central part so that they can be an inspiration to many more women."

The Awards look to honour the individual (or company) that has achieved success and competitive advantage through innovation, management and return on investment via technology.

To enter, or to nominate someone you feel is deserving of such accolade, visit the site at www.blackberrywomentechnologyawards.com.

The closing date for the Awards is Monday 11th February 2008.