The winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2012 are:
Global AutoCorrect is the brainchild of Neil Cottrell, a 26-year-old graduate, who is severely dyslexic. He initially developed the software as a solution to overcome his own difficulties. After graduating top of his class in … Read more
At first glance its looks much the same as any other commercial vehicle. To the people of Preston, though, it’s a 7.5 tonne lifeline jam-packed with some of the most up-to-date technology around. Inside, it’s … Read more
Recovering from a stroke is not just about learning to talk and walk again; it is about overcoming a sense of isolation and re-building a belief in the future after a devastating event. The Stroke … Read more
Radio Free Brighton is run completely by volunteers who use online radio to build a stronger, more diverse, and integrated community.
Child’s i Foundation finds imaginative solutions to the problem of child abandonment in Uganda and has successfully developed a blend of online and offline fundraising. At its heart, the work of the charity is collaborative … Read more
ActionAid uses mobile phones to provide timely information to the community in Isiolo, a remote part of Kenya badly affected by the drought. ActionAid delivers monthly food supplies to over 70,000 people. Knowing when food … Read more
Building a network of volunteers to help disabled people use computers in their home Alison Crerar was as an academic in Computing. Her research and teaching focused on human-computer interaction, with particular interest in usability … Read more
Professor Hawking has transformed our understanding of the universe and is a perfect example of the power of technology to transform people’s lives.
Social Care Institute of Excellence, winners of the Working Together Award Get Connected Investment Project is a capital grant scheme. that has distributed almost £12 million to over 1,200 care providers and benefited 29,000 services … Read more