Group photo of winners and judges

Tech4Good Awards 2015: Meet the Winners

Over the past five years we’ve handed out over 40 Tech4Good Awards, met hundreds of incredible individuals and organisations, and celebrated the hard work of people up and down the country, as well as across the world, who are making the world a better place through digital technology and the Internet. Here are the winners … Read more

Accessibility Award Spotlight

People’s Award Spotlight: Accessibility Award

The Accessibility Award has been with us since we launched the Tech4Good Awards in 2011, celebrating organisations that have accessibility and inclusion at the top of their list. Lifelites were the first to take home the Award, for bringing fun and educational technology to children’s hospices across the UK. In 2012 LexAble won the Award for tackling dyslexia … Read more

Tech4Good Impact: SpecialEffect

The Tech4Good Awards shine a light on the amazing people who use technology to make the world a better, more inclusive place and there is no better example of this than double-award winners SpecialEffect. They help disabled people of all ages play computer games by adapting standard gaming equipment to cater for a wide range … Read more

Tech4Good Special Award 2014, Jimmy Wales

The Winner of the Tech4Good Awards Judges’ Award 2014 is Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the world’s largest encyclopaedia, Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the 5th most popular website on the planet. It gets over 550 million hits every month, offering millions of people free access to a wealth of knowledge. It is entirely not for profit and … Read more

group shot of Tech4Good Awards 2014 - Winners, special guests and sponsors

Tech4Good Awards 2014: Meet The Winners

Another year of the Tech4Good Awards is over, and what a brilliant year it’s been. We’ve learnt about some fantastic individuals and organisations that are using technology to make the world a better place – both here in the UK or in some of the poorest and remotest parts of the world. Here are the … Read more

Shortlists announced for 2014 – and more about the People’s Award

In case you haven’t spotted it the shortlists for this year’s Tech4Good Awards have been announced. We have 23 finalists in seven categories so take a look at who’s made it to the finals and learn more about what they do and why we thought they stood out from the crowd. So, what’s next? This … Read more

76% believe access to the internet encourages innovation

British expectations of digital innovation as it relates to accessibility are fundamentally changing, according to a new study by the charity AbilityNet, in partnership with BT.   The research, conducted to support the Tech4Good Awards, reveals that while almost everyone agrees you can’t have a normal life without access to digital services, one in two … Read more

Simone Enefer-Doy, Lifelites, Accessibility Award 2011

Tech4Good Awards Impact: Lifelites

The special guests at our launch event at the beginning of March enjoyed an inspiring speech by Simone Enefer-Doy, CEO of Lifelites who described the amazing impact that winning a Tech4Good Award has had on her work. Lifelites stole the show in 2011, winning both the Accessibility Award and the Winner of Winners Award, voted for by our … Read more

Neil Cottrell, Lexable with the Winner of Winners

Spotlight: Accessibility Award

The Tech4Good Awards nominations have now officially been open for a week. Over the course of the next nine weeks we’ll be highlighting each of our seven awards categories, remind you who the winners were in previous years of the Tech4GoodAwards, and suggest some great stories that could turn into nominations this year. The Accessibility … Read more

Hannah Cockroft launches Tech4Good Awards 2014

Double Paralympic Gold Medallist Hannah Cockroft MBE officially launched this year’s Tech4Good Awards at an event that took place at BT Tower last week. Hannah is one of the judges of this year’s Awards and will be present at the ceremony itself on 10th July at BT Centre. Although she was unable to attend the … Read more