And the winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2012 are…

The winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2012 are:

Accessibility Award 2012

LexAble/Global AutoCorrect

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

BT Get IT Together Award 2012

Preston City Council CitizenZone

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

Community Impact Award 2012

Stroke Survivors Group

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

Community News Award 2012

Radio Free Brighton

Radio Free Brighton is run completely by volunteers who use online radio to build a stronger, more diverse, and integrated community.

Digital Fundraising Award 2012

Child’s i Foundation

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

Innovation Award 2012


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

IT Volunteer of the Year 2012

Alison Crerar

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

Tech4Good Special Award 2012

Professor Stephen Hawking

Professor Hawking has transformed our understanding of the universe and is a perfect example of the power of technology to transform people’s lives.

Working Together Award 2012

Social Care Institute of Excellence

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


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