Accessibility Award sponsored by Google
The BBC World Service provides regional and global impartial news and analysis in 44 languages. Each week its 41 websites reach 40-80m people around the globe with 85% on mobile … Read more
Present Pal, by Estendio, is building life changing accessible technology for the one billion people across the world with disabilities. Present Pal is now supporting over 3,000 students with dyslexia, … Read more
The Sign2Word app aims to radically transform the learning experience for Deaf learners and their engagement with Communication Support Workers by providing a platform, using AI technology, to translate Sign … Read more
BT Young Pioneer Award
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
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
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
Education Award sponsored by Lenovo
Children on the Edge are pioneering digital learning to deliver meaningful education for 7,500 Rohingya refugee students and 1,400 slum dwelling children. The system not only brings learning alive and … Read more
The Disability, Design and Innovation MSc at UCL is the first of its kind in the world. Developed by the Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub), the programme is a … Read more
Nishka Mathur is 15 years old and passionate about tech literacy for young people, especially girls, from disadvantaged communities. Over the last two and half years she has designed and … Read more
Community Impact Award supported by Good Things Foundation
Euan’s Guide is the disabled access charity that is making the world more accessible one review at a time. At the heart of the charity is the disabled access review … Read more
Food Drop is a tech platform that connects unsold food to local charities. The Food Drop platform monitors surplus food levels in stores, and algorithmically allocates collections to local charities. … Read more
Insight by Innovate Trust is a free to use community app developed specifically for people with disabilities. The app provides 30 or more live activities per week from Tai Chi, … Read more
Digital Health Award
Clin-e-cal is a British digital health start-up, spun out from the University of Manchester and the Manchester Foundation Trust. Its free smartphone app, Rafi-Tone, has been developed to make using … Read more
Elemental is an award winning company that helps stakeholders in population health management to focus on the wider determinants of health: income, wealth, housing, education, transport, leisure, and supports the … Read more
HUG is a playful, sensory product designed for people living with advanced dementia. Designed to be cuddled, it provides the calming sensation of giving and receiving a hug and has … Read more
Digital Volunteer Award sponsored by Do IT
I initially started volunteering at the Clarion Futures Jobs Club as a way to begin working again while recovering from mental health issues. There, for the first time in my … Read more
Joanna Allen has been nominated for the Digital Volunteer Award as she carries out many roles within the Scottish Tech Army, managing projects and is a key liaison person between … Read more
At the start of the coronavirus crisis, I wanted to use my tech skills to help others. But I wasn’t sure what I should be working on, so I created … Read more
Tech4Good for Africa Award sponsored by Comic Relief
Every1Mobile (E1M) is a technology company that designs, builds, and runs digital social impact programs across emerging markets. It focuses on low income communities in sub-Saharan Africa and designs its … Read more
Green Shoots is a South African education organisation founded in 2012 by two ex-teachers to design and implement sustainable, scalable & inclusive technology enabled education solutions.
iScope is an Enhanced Digital Stethoscope for Remote Auscultation. Created by Oisin O’ Sullivan, the original hypothesis was to build an app that could sample, store and transmit an individual’s … Read more
Arts and Culture Award supported by Arts Council England and iDiversity Consulting
The Cooper Gallery, operated by Barnsley Museums, was forced to close its doors in March 2020 due to the pandemic. Like many people and organisations, they had to explore new … Read more
Artist Support Pledge, which runs on the social media platform Instagram, is a simple concept conceived and executed by the artist Matthew Burrows. It is designed to build a generous … Read more
Graeae Theatre Company champions the inclusion of D/deaf and disabled people in the arts, and provides training, programmes and resources to educate and support them.
Hatsumi is a company that develops playful, new and innovative approaches to improve physical and mental health that integrates immersive technology, storytelling, and design.
Workplace Inclusion Award sponsored by Microsoft
ClearTalents helps organisations like HS2, Amazon & CGI to be inclusive by identifying the support or workplace adjustment any employee may need to enable them to perform at their best.
Colorintech is helping advance the inclusion in tech from the start of someone’s tech journey. Colorcode is an event for Year 11 & Sixth Form students interested in tech.
In any ‘normal’ year it is estimated that one in six workers will experience a mental health problem at any one time. The effects of Covid will likely exacerbate this … Read more