Amy is a device that acts like a very open, happy friend for older and disabled people to speak to and have a conversation with. It remembers what the person … Read more

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Fall Alert

My name is Freddie Howells; I’m 14 years old and I’m from South Wales. My project is called Fall Alert and is designed to help elderly people, particularly those with … Read more

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 … Read more

Pollution Protector

Pollution Protector will be a device that will tell people how and what to recycle, reuse and reduce through barcode scanning. When scanning an item and it signals the user … Read more

Speed Bot

The Speed Bot app detects, recognises and informs drivers of traffic signs in their live camera feed in order to improve road safety. It has been developed by Sida Li … Read more

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In the spotlight: BT Young Pioneer Award

Our BT Young Pioneer Award celebrates the next generation of tech individuals, groups and entrepreneurs that are creating innovative new technology to help transform lives. This technology could support anything … Read more

Water Watcher at BT Tower in 2018

BT Young Pioneer Winners ‘Water Watcher’ one year on

One year ago, a team of friends and I entered the Tech4Good competition, competing for the BT Young Pioneer award. Our idea was the Water Watcher: a way of reminding … Read more

From the BT Tower to bow ties and the chocolate fountain, one of our BT Young Pioneers tells all

By Elye Cuthbertson, of Water Watcher,  BT Young Pioneer Award winners This time last year, we never could have imagined the journey we were going to go on. From First … Read more

Baran Korkmaz, IMAREC


Fire-safety app for emergency evacuation from large buildings. North London schoolboy, Baran Kormaz (15), was inspired to design fire-safety app – which he calls IMAREC – after being horrified … Read more

BT Young Pioneer Award Winners Water Watcher

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. … Read more

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Code Camp

Teaching computer programming skills to children in developing countries. Code Camp was set up by 16 year old Mahek Vara to teach computer programming skills to children in developing countries … Read more

MindMoodz team, Awards Amy, Sophie, Tara and Caitriona


 Mental health tracker app for teens MindMoodz is a smartphone app that allows teen users to track their moods, access inspiration, and take more control over their mental health. … Read more

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