Finalists announced for AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards!

The finalists have been announced for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2018 – an annual showcase for the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place. 

Sponsored by BT, 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 eighth year of the awards, which are organised by national digital inclusion charity AbilityNet, and entry was open to any business, charity, individual or public body in the UK. 

The AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2018 finalists are:
AbilityNet Accessibility Award

  • Be My Eyes
  • Facebook
  • GiveVision
  • Seeing AI
  • WaytoB

BT Connected Society Award 

•    Alcove
•    Always in Mind
•    Greengame
•    Rafiqi
•    Small Robot Company

BT Young Pioneer Award

•    Code Camp
•    Mind Moodz
•    Water Watcher

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award

•    Gather
•    Lynk
•    Unlocking Talent Through Technology

Community Impact Award

•    Digtial Voice
•    Kindergifts
•    Mind of My Own
•    Tap to the App
•    Relias

Digital Health Award

•    Apart of Me
•    Immersive Rehab
•    Moment Health
•    TapSOS

Digital Skills Award

•    CodeYourFuture
•    Generation Code
•    Nominet Digital Neighbourhood
•    Stretchlab

Digital Volunteer of the Year Award

•    Ann Crago
•    Anna Holland Smith
•    Graham Gunning
•    Richard Rankin

For more information about the finalists of the other award categories visit the website: 

People’s Award – have your say!

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 Monday 09 July. 

For more details visit the People's Award page on the Tech4Good Awards website.

The Awards are organised by AbilityNet Head of Marketing and Communications, Mark Walker. He said:

“We are thrilled to announce this excellent range of finalists for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2018.

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

“On behalf of AbilityNet, I want to thank BT for once again generously agreeing to sponsor this year’s awards – without BT’s passionate support these awards would not be possible.

“We are now looking forward to the awards ceremony on 17 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. 

“You can also have your say and 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."