AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2020 Winners

Congratulations to all of our AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2019 winners and thank you to BT and all our sponsors and judges for another amazing year!

Nine outstanding winners have been chosen from our fantastic crop of 36 finalists.

 

Accessibility Award

The Clarion

Clarion is an innovative digital instrument that can be played with any part of the body using mouse or finger touch, but also head movement or eye movement. It works seamlessly with assistive technology like … Read more

Africa Award

MedicineAfrica

MedicineAfrica is a not-for-profit organisation that provides technology consultancy and acts as a partner for health system strengthening programmes. Its main project in Somaliland uses technology to connect medical professionals in the UK with partner … Read more

Arts and Culture Award

Artist Support Pledge

Artist Support Pledge, which runs on the social media platform Instagram, is a simple concept conceived and executed by the artist Matthew Burrows. It is designed to build a generous culture of artists and buyers … Read more

BT Young Pioneer Award

Dimming Dyslexia

Dimming Dyslexia is a project that strives to help people with difficulties in literacy and reading so they can achieve as much as they are capable of. The project, which will take the form of … Read more

Community Impact Award

Power To Connect

Power To Connect was set up in April 2020 as a direct response to the COVID19 Pandemic. Together, Wandsworth Council and Battersea Power Station launched the Power To Connect initiative. Schools and Community Organisations in … Read more

Digital Health Award

HUG

HUG is a playful, sensory product designed for people living with advanced dementia. Designed to be cuddled, it provides the calming sensation of giving and receiving a hug and has been shown to soothe, comfort … Read more

Digital Health Award

Elemental

Elemental is an award winning company that helps stakeholders in population health management to focus on the wider determinants of health: income, wealth, housing, education, transport, leisure, and supports the adoption of health behaviours and … Read more

Digital Volunteer Award

Marc Sloan

At the start of the coronavirus crisis, I wanted to use my tech skills to help others. But I wasn’t sure what I should be working on, so I created Covid Tech Support, a tech … Read more

Education Award

Children on the Edge

Children on the Edge are pioneering digital learning to deliver meaningful education for 7,500 Rohingya refugee students and 1,400 slum dwelling children. The system not only brings learning alive and addresses the current language barrier, … Read more

Tech4Good Special Award

Haben Girma

Haben Girma is a disability rights lawyer, author and public speaker advancing disability justice. In 2013 Haben became the first deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School. Since then Haben has achieved a significant … Read more

Workplace Inclusion Award

ClearTalents

ClearTalents helps organisations like HS2, Amazon & CGI to be inclusive by identifying the support or workplace adjustment any employee may need to enable them to perform at their best.

Sponsors

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