Turning young tech consumers into tech creators

Apps for Good is a free education programme, working to change tech education forever; to turn young tech consumers into tech creators, unlocking the confidence and talent of young people … Read more

BuddyApp

Daily reminder encourages active participation in recovery

BuddyApp is a health and wellbeing app that utilises SMS text technology to engage individuals in their care, by recording their mental, emotional and physical wellbeing in-between sessions, by sending … Read more

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Free app connects homeless, and those at risk, with support services

Set up in 1971, Simon Community Northern Ireland is the leading homelessness charity in Northern Ireland, providing a range of services for people who are homeless or at risk of … Read more

What3Words gives an address to everyone on the planet

3 words to address the world

Around 75% of the world suffers from inadequate addressing systems – around 4 billion people. An address means that people can receive vital deliveries and aid, disease can be reported … Read more

The EVA Project

EVA Park supports people living with aphasia

“If EVA Park wasn’t there, I wouldn’t be doing what I do, talk to everyone, going out as well. Went to club on my own two weeks ago. Never done … Read more

Open Bionics

Open Bionics create affordable, accessible 3D printed limbs

Open Bionics is revolutionising healthcare by using 3D scanning and 3D printing to dramatically cut the cost of fitting hand amputees with robotic prosthetics. Bionic limbs can cost anything from … Read more

Helping people get online – and keeping them there!

Ryan McMurdo is head of IT drop-in sessions for Startpoint, supporting over 1,000 learners get online and, more importantly, stay online each year. At 16 he took a part-time job … Read more

Craig Oxley Brookes

Helping older people get the most from the web

Age UK Trafford is a local charity that helps older people get online in a fun, informal environment. With the help of volunteers they arrange drop-in sessions and run five-week … Read more

Digital skills for disabled people

UCanDoIT believe that every person should be afforded the possibility of achieving their greatest potential. They work with each of their learners on a one-to-one basis, within their own homes … Read more

An eye care app that is transforming millions of lives

At least 280 million people worldwide are visually impaired, 39 million of these people are blind and yet 80% of blindness is avoidable. Peek is a smart-phone based portable eye … Read more

WIMPS: Making politics more relevant to young people

WIMPS are young journalists, film makers, presenters and campaigners who show that young people’s opinions matter. WIMPS stands for “Where Is My Public Servant?” – a project based on Northern Ireland … Read more

Affordable solar power for mobile phones

Mobile phones at the bottom of the economic pyramid markets are becoming very valuable because they give people access to opportunities. Subsistence farming adds very little value to an economy … Read more