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.
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.