32 Finalists Announced for AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017 and Voting Begins in the People's Award

The finalists have been announced for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017 - the annual showcase for the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place.Image of the 2017 Tech4Good Awards Finalists at BT Tower

They are the only awards to highlight the wealth of charities, businesses and volunteers across the UK that use the power of technology to improve the other people’s lives.

This is the seventh year of the awards, which are organised by national charity AbilityNet and sponsored by BT, and entry was free and open to any business, charity, individual or public body in the UK.

The AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017 finalists are:

AbilityNet Accessibility Award

BT Young Pioneer Award

BT Connected Society Award

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award

Digital Health Award

Digital Skills Award

Community Impact Award

Tech Volunteer of the Year Award

Voting is now open for in the People’s Award, which is chosen by the general public. You can read about each finalist and their entry on the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards website and cast your vote by sending a tweet using the correct hashtag. Each entry has its own hashtag and voting closes at 5pm on Friday 07 July.

For more details visit: www.tech4goodawards.com.

Mark Walker, Head of Marketing and Communications at AbilityNet and organiser of the awards said:

“We are thrilled to announce this excellent range of finalists for AbilityNet's Tech4Good Awards 2017.

“Each finalist has truly used used their passion for digital technology to change the lives of other people.

“We are now looking forward to the awards ceremony on 11 July at BT Centre, London, where we will celebrate these amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place for other people.

“These awards celebrate their success and share their stories to inspire others, whilst recognising entrants’ hard work and creativity.

“This year we saw another large batch of high-quality entries that showcase how people are using technology for good.

“But you still vote for the People’s Award, which is chosen from the finalists by the general public.

“To cast your vote and to get more details about the finalists visit our website now: www.tech4goodawards.com/vote-now "