AbilityNet Accessibility Award

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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

Facebook, Accessibility Award Finalists

Facebook

Using artificial intelligence and machine learning services to power accessible technology. Facebook is using artificial intelligence and machine learning services to power accessible technology for people with low vision and … Read more

GiveVision, Accessibility Award Finalists

GiveVision

Developing the next generation of low vision aids GiveVision is using augmented reality and a virtual reality headset to help visually impaired people see better. The latest headset – SightPlus – … Read more

Seeing AI, Finalist in Accessibility Award

Seeing AI

Seeing AI, a free Microsoft app that narrates the visual world for the blind and low vision community. Seeing AI is a free app from Microsoft that narrates the visual … Read more

BT Connected Society Award

Alcove Technology

Alcove

A safe ‘Internet of Things’ for older and disabled adults Founded in 2014, Alcove helps older and disabled adults remain safe using an IoT Assistive Technology Ecosystem. Aiming to replace … Read more

Always in Mind, BT Connected Society Award Finalist

Always in Mind

Easy digital social access for older people and those with cognitive disabilities.   Always In Mind is a website that provides easy to access for elderly people and others with … Read more

Greengame, BT Connected Society Award Finalist

Greengame

Incentivising us to lead more sustainable lives. The Greengame app and tech stack was created to incentivise people to live more sustainably – combating the challenges of over-consumption and waste … Read more

Rafiqi, BT Connected Society Award Finalist

Rafiqi

Using machine learning to match refugees to life opportunities   Rafiqi is an online platform leveraging artificial intelligence to match refugees to opportunities that will accelerate their integration. The creator, an … 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

BT Young Pioneer Award

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Code Camp

Teaching computer programming skills to children in developing countries. Code Camp was set up by 16 year old Mahek Vara to teach computer programming skills to children in developing countries … Read more

Baran Korkmaz, IMAREC

IMAREC

Fire-safety app for emergency evacuation from large buildings. https://youtu.be/nM9kGQa5xfI North London schoolboy, Baran Kormaz (15), was inspired to design fire-safety app – which he calls IMAREC – after being horrified … Read more

MindMoodz team, Awards Amy, Sophie, Tara and Caitriona

MindMoodz

 Mental health tracker app for teens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AccwyHvJdY&feature=youtu.be MindMoodz is a smartphone app that allows teen users to track their moods, access inspiration, and take more control over their mental health. … 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

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award

Amandla.mobi Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award Finalists

Amandla.mobi

Campaigning with the power of mobile phones. https://youtu.be/Z-MYfNuP9n4 Amandla.mobi uses cell phones in South Africa to enable those most affected by poverty to set up campaigns on issues that affect … Read more

Gather, Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Finalists

Gather

Using data to solve the urban sanitation crisis. Gather launched in 2016 to bring people and data together to solve the urban sanitation crisis. Statistics show that by 2030, three … Read more

Lynk, Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Finalists

Lynk

Kenya’s social networking platform for blue collar workers. Lynk is a social enterprise based in Kenya that builds technology to connect informal workers to employment. Aiming to provide a LinkedIn … 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

Community Impact Award

Digital Voice, Community Impact Award Finalists

Digital Voice for Communities

DigitalMe – Creative expression for vulnerable groups. Over the past 10 years, social enterprise Digital Voice for Communities has designed and delivered a wide range of media projects to support … Read more

Svetlana Kumanova, Kindergifts

Kindergifts

Enabling children to celebrate their birthdays for a good cause. Kindergifts is changing the way people celebrate; enabling children to give back to local charities and create social impact through … 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

Relias, Community Impact Award Finalists

Relias – Zero Suicide Alliance

Inclusive interactive eLearning that helps with suicide prevention. Interactive eLearning course ‘Suicide, Let’s Talk’ is a collaboration between Relias, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and the Zero Suicide Alliance. The … Read more

Tap to the App, Community Impact Award Finalists

Tap to the App

Creative digital inclusion for older people in care home settings. Music in Hospitals and Care Scotland Tap to the App! As part of Music in Hospitals & Care Scotland’s Tap … Read more

Digital Health Award

Apart of Me, Digital Health Award Finalists

Apart of Me

A mobile grief therapy app that creates a safe, virtual world Apart of Me is a safe, virtual world helping young people cope with grief: a mobile application that incorporates … Read more

Immersive Rehab, Digital Health Award Finalists

Immersive Rehab

Interactive physiotherapy programmes in Virtual Reality that improve physical & neuro-rehabilitation. Immersive Rehab uses Virtual Reality to achieve important gains in mobility and function beyond what can be achieved with current … Read more

Moment Health, Digital Health Award Finalists

Moment Health

Connecting mothers with tools and knowledge needed to sustain good mental health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WV4xpqlkIU Nuala Murphy founded technology company Moment Health – a world first – to tackle maternal mental health … Read more

TapSOS app on a smartphone

TapSOS

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

Digital Skills Award

CodeYourFuture, Digital Skills Award Finalists

CodeYourFuture

Teaching refugees to code for a brighter future. CodeYourFuture is a free 6-month software development programme that teaches refugees the skills they need to become an entry-level developer. It combines … Read more

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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

Nominet Digital Neighbourhood, Digital Skills Award Finalists

Nominet Digital Neighbourhood

A pioneering approach to improving skills and work experience opportunities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZdZFmZNZ7k Nominet Digital Neighbourhood is a unique digital skills training and work experience programme. Pioneering a new approach to tackling … Read more

Stretchlab, Digital Skills Award Finalists

Stretchlab at the Mustard Tree

Inspiring digital story-telling to build confidence and create community cohesion. Stretch charity has been working with a homeless charity called The Mustard Tree. Together they work with groups of homeless, … Read more

Digital Volunteer of the Year Award

Ann Crago, Digital Volunteer of the Year Award Finalist

Ann Crago

Digital Champion Volunteer at Sutton Women’s Centre and Stoneleigh Jobs Club. Ann Crago _ Volunteer Digital Champion Showcase.   Ann has been a Digital Champion Volunteer at Sutton Women’s Centre … 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

Graham Gunning, Digital Volunteer of the Year Award Finalist

Graham Gunning

Volunteering for sight loss charity Visibility’s Digital Project. Graham has volunteered for sight loss charity, Visibility, for several years and has been part of the team delivering their Digital Project … Read more

Richard Rankin, Digital Volunteer of the Year Award Finalist

Richard Rankin

Giving back to the community as an RNIB volunteer. Previously an IT consultant, Richard began volunteering with RNIB after looking for something to give back to the community in his … Read more

People’s Award – have your say!

Voting is now open in the People’s Award, which is chosen by you, the general public.

Have a read about each finalist and their entry and you can either cast your vote by sending a tweet using the correct hashtag, or use the voting form.

Voting closes at 5pm on Monday 09 July.

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