Finalists Announced for AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017

The finalists have been announced for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017.

The awards an annual showcase for the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place.

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 entry was open to any business, charity, individual or public body in the UK.

The AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017 finalists are:

BT Young Pioneer Award:

  • Dyslexic Aid
  • EduBlocks
  • Bra With Benefits
  • BT Connected Society Award:
  • Atticus Link
  • Sky Badger
  • SignVideo
  • OrCam MyEye

AbilityNet Accessibility Award:

  • Bristol Braille
  • AutonoMe
  • Samsung R&D
  • OptiKey

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award:

  • Haima Health Initiative
  • MomConnect
  • DevelopmentCheck
  • Green Shoots

Digital Health Award:

  • C the Signs
  • Blood Quest
  • Sheffield Hallam
  • Haiyan Zhang

Digital Skills Award:

  • #DigitalCity
  • #techmums
  • FabFarm
  • One Digital Partnership
  • BrightSparks

Community Impact Award:

  • Chatterbox
  • Our MK
  • Special iApps
  • miFuture Foundation
  • Tech Volunteer of the Year Award:
  • Emily-Jayne Crittenden
  • Christine Dodds
  • Simon Cook
  • Steve Smith

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

Recite Me is a sponsor of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards and we are keen for as many people as possible to vote for the award and pick YOUR winner.

Don’t forget this is your chance to have a say in recognising the truly amazing people who have used digital technology to change the lives of other people for the better.

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 July 7. Vote now for your winner!


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