AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2018 Winners

Congratulations to all of our AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2018 winners.

A huge thank you to our judges, who had the tough job of taking 200+ entries and turning them into just 8 category winners. And a special thank you to everyone who voted in the Tech4Good People’s Award – we received thousands of votes online and on social media.

AbilityNet Accessibility Award

Be My Eyes

A free mobile app helping the blind people in situations where a pair of eyes is needed. Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low vision people with sighted volunteers and … Read more

BT Connected Society Award

Small Robot Company

Re-imagining farming in the robotic age Launched in November 2017, the Small Robot Company is re-imagining farming in the robotic age. By providing a service of small, precise and efficient robots, they plan to plant, … Read more

BT Young Pioneer Award

Water Watcher

Developed by a team of four home educated students, the Water Watcher looks to provide a simple and inexpensive solution to the problem of running taps and water wastage worldwide. The Water Works team: Alex … Read more

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award

Unlocking Talent Through Technology

Improving literacy and numeracy of primary school children in Malawi.   In Malawi, crowded, poorly equipped classrooms and a desperate shortage of teachers mean that even the best educators struggle to deliver engaging lessons. Only … Read more

Community Impact Award

Mind of My Own

Better care happens when children are listened to. What children say about MOMO “I finally found a way to tell someone what was happening to me. I got help to make me safe.” “I love … Read more

Digital Health Award

TapSOS

TapSOS is a non – verbal method of contacting the Emergency Services. Designed in a highly visual manner, TapSOS simplifies the connection process in most stressful situations, allowing the user to understand and process vital … Read more

Digital Skills Award

Generation Code

Technical capability, skills and motivation for the next generation. Developing new skills and sparking an interest in coding, Generation Code allows young people to get creative, develop their computational thinking and coding skills to become … Read more

Digital Volunteer of the Year Award

Anna Holland Smith

Co-Founder of Manchester’s Codebar and CodeYour Future branch. Anna is committed to democratising coding education and promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable Tech workforce. She volunteers for a number of organisations to further this … Read more

People's Award

WaytoB

An innovative wayfinding app for people with a learning disability. WayToB is a wayfinding app for people with a learning disability (LD), an estimated group of 1,087,100 people in England alone. Smartphone applications for wayfinding … Read more

Tech4Good Special Award

Lewis Hine

Every year we give a Tech4Good Special Award to someone in the public eye who captures the spirit of tech for good. Years of hospital treatment meant Lewis Hine was unable to attend school and … Read more

Sponsors

AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards are organised by AbilityNet and BT and supported by a range of sponsors and partners.