Finalists 2021

Accessibility Award

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Grackle Suite

We knew that we wanted to deliver a solution for EVERYONE to create accessible documents ALL THE TIME. For that, you need a Grackle. A little helper to sit beside … Read more

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KIBO

KIBO is a MIDI bluetooth musical instrument with a modular keyboard consisting of eight distinct, easy-to recognize magnetic shapes that control different musical parameters, facilitating the use of the instrument … Read more

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NaviLens

NaviLens technology combines a computer vision algorithm and a proprietary cutting edge artificial marker, specifically created, to help visually impaired people.

TranscribeGlass, see the conversation. Affordable real-time captioning glasses

TranscribeGlass

TranscribeGlass is an affordable, comfortable wearable device for d/Deaf, Hard of Hearing, elderly and other people who want to improve their comprehension of spoken communication using closed captions.

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Voiceitt

Voiceitt has developed an AI-powered speech recognition app for individuals with speech impairments, which translates atypical speech to allow users to communicate in their own voice with loved ones, caretakers and others. 

AI for Good Award

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AI powered Covid response by the Sepsis Trust & Accenture

People with sepsis comprise a high risk group for contracting COVID-19 and when the pandemic hit, we at the Sepsis Trust committed to expanding Support Nurse services to those affected. We worked with … Read more

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Boosted Brarista – Virtual Breast Form Fittings for women who have had breast cancer

Boost is a female founded design and innovation company that makes ethical, environmental and human-centred products for women after breast cancer, including Virtual Breast Form Fittings.

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Healx

Healx is one of the only biotech companies in the world using AI and machine learning for the specific aim of discovering and developing treatments for rare disease patients in need.

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MirrorHR

Roberto D’Angelo is the co-founder of Fightthestroke Foundation and has kickstarted the epilepsy research kit MirrorHR to support data gathering in epilepsy research and as an alerting system for caregivers, … Read more

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Theator

Theator is on a mission to increase equality in surgical care. Using data, the Surgical Intelligence platform helps tackle variability and disparity with the goal of elevating surgical care and … Read more

Arts and Culture Award

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Disabled Artists’ Network CIC

We use technology to further our aims to inclusively promote creativity as a coping mechanism for disability – particularly mental health.  We have been providing this free service since 2016.  We work with disabled civilians and … Read more

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Girmit

The Girmit project focuses on the indentured labour system of the 19th/20th centuries and officially launched at the first ever virtual Mozilla Festival, with the unveiling of a 360° Immersive Girmit Experience and … Read more

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More Human

At More Human we’re connecting humanity, with a platform that elevates the world’s events.

Prescribe Culture

Take 30 Together Virtual (T30TV), a new wellbeing-initiative led by the University’s museums service, gives students the opportunity to explore destinations such as Edinburgh Castle, Vancouver Art Gallery, Museum of … Read more

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Yodomo

We have honed our technology to enable makers to be able to use Yodomo as a one-stop marketplace to share skills.

BT Young Pioneer Award

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Fighting Fly Tipping

Our app will let allow people to upload a photo of any fly tipping they come across.

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FrankEinstein

11 year old Otto came up with the idea of an automatic ‘upcycling ideas’ App.

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Green Food Score

Green Food Score aims to take inaccessible and complicated data, and put it into an easy to read score that anyone (but particularly young people) can understand and use to … Read more

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Huracan Makina

11 year old Annabelle came up with an idea for a car that is powered by wind turbines. The electricity produced by turbines under the car will help power the … Read more

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Isabella

11 year old Isabella came up with the idea of generating electricity from the vibrations and movements in trees.

Community Impact Award

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Galloway’s Tech Ability Project

Galloway’s is a sight loss charity, home to one of the largest communities of blind and partially sighted people across Lancashire and Sefton.   

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Girls Into Coding – Empowering Girls Through Tech

Girls Into Coding (GIC) is a social enterprise with the overarching aim to contribute towards a situation where girls and women are engaged in STEM activities, education & careers, equally comfortable, … Read more

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n-compass Digital Carers Support

n-compass is one of the largest Carers Services providers, supporting over 40,000 Carers annually. Our specialist support aims to improve Carers’ health and wellbeing and enable them to continue in their role for as long as they choose.  

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Talk Kit: accessible citizen reporter training

Talk Kit offers Disabled people tools to collaborate on mutual ground, to decide what issues to focus on and create solutions.

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vHelp – digital payments for volunteers and vulnerable people

vHelp was created as a result of the immense response from volunteers during the first lockdown. 

Digital Volunteer Award

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Bernadette Bourgoin

Bernadette Bourgoin volunteers as a Digital Champion with Clarion Futures, the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group, and works with others to help them access the internet confidently and safely and make … Read more

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David Mallory

David Mallory volunteers as a Digital Champion with Clarion Futures, the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group, and works with others to help them access the internet confidently and safely … Read more

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Jordan Pearson

Jordan works at NatWest where she designs and develops Cora, the banks customer facing chatbot. She is an extremely driven individual who loves to volunteer. Growing up on a council estate has given Jordan the passion to encourage children from similar … Read more

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Libby Swan

Libby Swan is a Graduate Analyst at Barclays. In her spare time she is a digital volunteer for the platform Ethical Angel, where she has the opportunity to help a … Read more

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Pat Maskell

Joining AbilityNet as a volunteer in 2014, supporting older and disabled people with their tech at home Pat has dealt with over 1800 enquiries…

Education Award

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African Storybook Maker

The Maker is a freely available, easy-to-use App which enables adults and children to create, publish and share their own storybooks in a language of their choice. Once downloaded, the App, can be used offline, making it suitable … Read more

Adarsh Hasija

American Sign Language Lens

Adarsh Hasija has created a Snapchat lens to promote American Sign Language.

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Creative Computing Club

Since 2012, the Creative Computing Club (CIC) has worked with several thousand young people across Suffolk, helping them to engage in worthwhile and inspiring technology-based activities.  

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Empathy Week

Empathy Week is a global schools programme that uses the power of film to develop the skills of empathy, leadership and resilience in young people.

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Seenaryo Playkit

Seenaryo is a leading specialist in theatre and play-based learning with marginalised communities in Lebanon and Jordan. We use theatre and play to transform education and equip people with the tools … Read more

Sustainability Award

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CARBOSOIL

Revitalized soils can bring agronomic (soil structure and fertility), food quality (nutritional density), and environmental (massive carbon sequestration) solutions.  Our Soil prebiotic NUTRIGEO is designed to be practical to farmers: liquid … Read more

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ProjectVana.org

Simply put, we aim to use the data we have in TISCreport to inform company officers of the potential for afforestation within the land assets of their companies, and enable them to … Read more

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Solapodz

Solapodz are a range of solar powered products; aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly, using wood as the core material, recycled batteries and locally sourced solar cells and electronics.  The products are … Read more

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Tech-Takeback

Tech-Takeback, partnered with the app provider, The ZeroNet and Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC), to create a unique “Circular Economy” doorstep collection service “RevaluElectricals” for small electrical items in Brighton & Hove, with funding from BHCC and … Read more

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The Edinburgh Remakery

In response to the growing need for convenient and secure IT disposal avenues for businesses, in 2020 the Edinburgh Remakery created a FREE IT Disposal Service designed to help businesses dispose of … Read more

Tech4Good for Africa Award

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iJusticeHub

iJusticeHub is developing low-cost digital solutions to generate a scalable justice tool which improves access to justice for citizens in Tanzania. These are affordable, accessible, and scalable justice tools which are available on a mobile phone and … Read more

Peek Vision: Community and School Eye Health programmes in Africa

Peek Vision develops evidence-based smartphone technology and public health tools to help our partners deliver more efficient, more effective and more equitable eye health programmes. By working with health providers, … Read more

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The Haller Farmers App

The Haller Farmers App was developed in 2020 and equips small-scale farmers with comprehensive agricultural techniques at their fingertips, promoting affordable and environmentally friendly methods to grow food sustainably for … Read more

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U Afya – Every1Mobile

U Afya, is our digital behaviour change platform which has empowered over 10,000  young mothers and mothers-to-be across Kenya to improve their own and their families health and wellness outcomes.  

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Unlocking Women and Technology

The aim of Unlocking Women and Technology (UWAT) is to create a gender-inclusive ecosystem and support women from marginalised communities by providing training and resources such as Coding, Business Development Training, Funding, … Read more

Workplace Inclusion Award

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Caption.Ed

Livestream and pre-recorded WCAG 2.1 compliant captioning.

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eWorker – Black in Tech

 eWorker was started to give exceptional black talent access to opportunities with world-class companies. We remove the friction from hiring and help companies identify untapped talent. 

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GOVindicia

GOVindicia is an online business improvement and corporate governance assessment platform.

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HashHackCode

Even though neurodiversity affects about 3% of the world population, neurodiverse individuals are often overlooked or outcast, especially when seeking meaningful careers. HashHackCode provides Inclusive Tech Education & Mentorship to people … Read more

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SCULPT for Accessibility

SCULPT for Accessibility is a workforce approach to lay the foundations of digital accessibility awareness and deliver the basic skills needed to produce accessible content.

Sponsors

The Tech4Good Awards are organised by AbilityNet and BT and supported by a range of sponsors and partners:

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