Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales won the Tech4Good Special Award, for inspiring others to use technology for good. Wikipedia is a not for profit project written and edited by millions of … Read more

eWATERPay in action

In the spotlight: BT Young Pioneer Award

BT Young Pioneers giving people clean water, hope and emotional support Our BT Young Pioneer finalists really capture the imagination of the Tech4Good community and judges. Most average teenagers are just … Read more

Tech4Good Special Award 2014, Jimmy Wales

The Winner of the Tech4Good Awards Judges’ Award 2014 is Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the world’s largest encyclopaedia, Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the 5th most popular website on the planet. It … Read more

Smarter TVs for the Visually Impaired

As the world’s leading TV manufacturer by volume, Samsung supplies the UK’s highly competitive consumer electronics sector. Samsung’s leading market position provides it with a powerful platform to demonstrate how … Read more

Therapy Box

Building award-winning accessible apps

Therapy Box is an award winning app development company that specialises in communication and therapy apps for people of all ages and abilities. Founded in 2010 by Rebecca Bright (speech … Read more

How a university shares technology expertise with its local community

De Montfort University’s (DMU) flagship community engagement programme DMU Square Mile is helping connect people with new technology, in areas that need it the most. The project, called IT4Free, allows … Read more

Zubabox brings digital technology to remote areas

Computer Aid International is a UK registered charity based in North London which refurbishes unwanted IT equipment in the UK and delivers it for reuse in schools, hospitals and charities … Read more

Chris Pruijsen and the Sterio.me team

A startup evangelist building mobile-friendly education resources

Christopher Pruijsen is a former president of the Oxford Entrepreneurs, an advisor to the Kairos Society non-profit community of young innovators, and co-founder of the innovation programmes Founderbus UK, Middle … Read more

Using technology to keep memories alive

Using technology to keep memories alive

Formed in 2009 Alive! activities has pioneered the use of touch screen technology to improve care home residents’ mental and emotional wellbeing. Beneficiaries are people who are very old, often … Read more

Helping to keep Switchboard running

Helping to keep Switchboard running

Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard is a community organisation and registered charity providing support services run for and by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people in the heart of the LGBT … Read more

Bringing global expeditions to the classroom

Digital Explorer is a social enterprise that develops education projects in collaboration with scientific and cultural expeditions, helping to bring the world to the classroom and encouraging young people to … Read more

Doing something great with an extra plate

Doing something great with an extra plate

Casserole Club helps people share extra portions of home-cooked food with others in their area who might not always be able to cook for themselves. Members serve up meals to … Read more

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