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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

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Praekelt.org

A mobile platform saving lives in South Africa Praekelt.org, founded in 2007, designs and develops mobile technologies to deliver essential information and vital services to more than 100 million people … Read more

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Chatterbox

Online and in-person translation service using refugee talents Chatterbox is an online and in-person language tutoring service, delivered and developed by refugees. It brings together refugee talent with people and … Read more

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Fizzyo

Gaming technology that stopped the nagging “Imagine spending hours of your day, every day, battling with your teenage kids to do their physiotherapy. While others play video games, you are … Read more

C The Signs helps diagnose cancer much earlier

C the Signs

Fighting back against cancer with early diagnosis Diagnosing cancer is extremely challenging. Unlike other diseases, there is no single identifiable symptom or test that can alert Doctors to a potential … Read more

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Bristol Braille

The world’s first multi-line digital Braille e-reader “This is not just a hardware project; it’s a labour of love that’s lasted five years. All of us came through either the Hackspace … Read more

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Simon Cook

A digital champion for older people “Through his immense knowledge of IT, combined with his determination, Simon has been able to help hundreds of elderly residents gain access to IT … Read more

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Dyslexic Aid

Multi-sensory learning technology aids children with dyslexia “They have used their technical knowledge, skills and enthusiasm to design and make a device that helps children who are struggling to learn … Read more

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Sky Badger

An innovative online charity connecting the families of disabled children There are over 800,000 disabled children under the age of 16 in the UK. As a parent of a newly … Read more

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FabFarm!

Disabled students use innovative aquaponic farming technology FabFarm! is a digital aquaponic farm that is designed, built and operated as a social enterprise by disabled students in Derry, N.Ireland. Developed … Read more

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Magical technology makes a difference in children’s hospices

Thousands of disabled and terminally ill children in hospices are enjoying innovative assistive technology, or what we like to call magical technology. The magical technology is delivered to the children … Read more