Open Bionics make bionic limbs available

In the spotlight: AbilityNet Accessibility Award

Have you ever struggled with: Drinking a cup of tea; Your creative flow and self-expression; Chilling on your X-Box; Catching a train? How many? One, or maybe none? For the … Read more

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Tech4Good Awards 2016: Meet the Winners

The winners of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 have been announced at a glittering ceremony at BT Centre. Our 28 finalists were joined by special guests from the worlds of … Read more

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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

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GoodSAM creates a network of lifesavers across the world

GoodSAM (Smartphone Activated Medic) is a London-based social enterprise, who have created a smartphone alerter and responder app, dispatch system and extensive network of trained doctors, nurses, paramedics and other … Read more

BT Infinity Lab and TechHub team up for a ‘Connected Society’

BT have sponsored the Tech4Good Awards since the very beginning, kindly offering support throughout the whole process, as well as the loan of the BT Tower and BT Centre for … Read more

Zubabox brings digital technology to remote areas

Computer Aid International is a UK registered charity based in North London which refurbishes unwanted IT equipment in the UK and delivers it for reuse in schools, hospitals and charities … Read more

Bringing global expeditions to the classroom

Digital Explorer is a social enterprise that develops education projects in collaboration with scientific and cultural expeditions, helping to bring the world to the classroom and encouraging young people to … 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 … 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

BiG Give Xmas Appeal

Helping charities fundraise using the internet

The Big Give is a not-for-profit, charitable website which helps charities to use the internet to fundraise in innovative ways. Every year, the Big Give runs an online matched funding … Read more

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Building a better spellchecker to tackle dyslexia

Global AutoCorrect is the brainchild of Neil Cottrell, a 26-year-old graduate, who is severely dyslexic. He initially developed the software as a solution to overcome his own difficulties. After graduating … Read more

Tech4Good Trophy Travels To Kenya

“The experience has been great and we hope to continue to deepen our understanding of the value of technology…” ActionAid won the Innovation Award 2012 for their visionary use of … Read more