Lewis Hine receiving his Tech4Good Special Award

Lewis Hine, Friend Finder Offical

Every year we give a Tech4Good Special Award to someone in the public eye who captures the spirit of tech for good. Years of hospital treatment meant Lewis Hine was … Read more

Anna Holland Smith

Anna Holland Smith

Co-Founder of Manchester’s Codebar and CodeYour Future branch. Anna is committed to democratising coding education and promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable Tech workforce. She volunteers for a number … Read more

Young girl in front of Generation Code banner

Generation Code

Technical capability, skills and motivation for the next generation. Developing new skills and sparking an interest in coding, Generation Code allows young people to get creative, develop their computational thinking … Read more

TapSOS app on a smartphone


TapSOS is a non – verbal method of contacting the Emergency Services. Designed in a highly visual manner, TapSOS simplifies the connection process in most stressful situations, allowing the user … Read more

Teacher Grace, Chigwechokha supervises learners in the Unlocking Talent Learning Centre at Chiuzimbi Primary School in Lilongwe City’s Area 25, Malawi, September 21, 2017. Teachers are some of the most hard-working and under-valued members of society with a crucial role at the front line of development. VSO is using its deep-rooted access to raise their voices to call for change and more support. VSO /AMOS GUMULIRA

Unlocking Talent Through Technology

Improving literacy and numeracy of primary school children in Malawi.   In Malawi, crowded, poorly equipped classrooms and a desperate shortage of teachers mean that even the best educators struggle … 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

Small Robot Company robot in the field

Small Robot Company

Re-imagining farming in the robotic age Launched in November 2017, the Small Robot Company is re-imagining farming in the robotic age. By providing a service of small, precise and efficient … Read more

Young adult with LD and a man using WaytoB app


An innovative wayfinding app for people with a learning disability. WayToB is a wayfinding app for people with a learning disability (LD), an estimated group of 1,087,100 people in England … Read more

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Be My Eyes

A free mobile app helping the blind people in situations where a pair of eyes is needed. Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low vision … Read more

MOMO team photo

Mind of My Own (MOMO)

Better care happens when children are listened to. What children say about MOMO “I finally found a way to tell someone what was happening to me. I got help to … Read more

Image of Maggie Philbin OBE receiving the Tech4Good Awards Special Award

Maggie Philbin OBE

Maggie Philbin OBE, star of the BBC’s legendary technology show ‘Tomorrow’s World’ was the worthy recipient of our Special Award for her contribution to technology. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDZYKyTn_18

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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