Tech4Good Awards 2021 Announces Finalists

AbilityNet’s Tech4Good Awards, sponsored by BT and other leading technology partners, has release its finalists for 2021. The awards champions the amazing people using tech to make the world a better place.

AbilityNet Tech4Good Award Logo

Mark Walker, Head of Marketing & Communications at AbilityNet, commented, “It’s clear that more and more people are looking at how tech can help address the biggest problems we face, and we are proud to be celebrating their work and giving them the support they need to make an even bigger impact.”


This year's awards feature 10 categories, where all of the finalists are tackling some of the biggest issues of our time, including social isolation caused by the pandemic, research into rare diseases, diversity in the tech industry and improving health services for people in remote communities.

The 2021 finalists

Tech4Good Accessibility Award - sponsored by Google:

  • TranscribeGlass - affordable real-time captioning glasses
  • Grackle Suite
  • NaviLens - empowering the visually impaired
  • Voiceitt
  • KIBO

Tech4Good AI For Good Award:

  • Theator
  • Healx
  • MirrorHR
  • AI powered COVID response by the Sepsis Trust & Accenture
  • Boosted Brarista - visual breast form fittings for women who have had breast cancer

Tech4Good Arts & Culture Award - sponsored by iDiversity Consulting:

  • Ruthanne Baxter
  • Yodomo Ltd
  • Girmit
  • Disabled Artists' Network CIC
  • More Human

Tech4Good Community Impact Award - supported by Good Things Foundation:

  • Talk Kit: accessible citizen reporter training
  • Galloway's Tech Ability Project
  • N-compass Digital Carers Support
  • vHelp - digital payments for the volunteers and vulnerable people
  • Girls Into Coding Empowering Girls Through Tech

Tech4Good Digital Volunteer Award - sponsored by Do IT:

  • Pat Maskell
  • David Mallory
  • Jordan Pearson
  • Bernadette Bourgoin
  • Libby Swan

Tech4Good Education Award - sponsored by Lenovo:

  • I Learn From Home
  • Empathy Week
  • Creative Computing Club
  • African Storybook Maker
  • American Sign Language Lens

Tech4Good For Africa Award - sponsored by Comic Relief:

  • The Haller Farmers App
  • ijusticehub
  • Peek for Community and School Eye Health in Africa
  • UAfya - Every1Mobile
  • Unlocking Women and Technology

Tech4Good Sustainability Award:

  • The Edinburgh Remakery
  • Tech-Takeback
  • Solapodz

Tech4Good Workplace Inclusion Award - sponsored by Microsoft:

  • SCULPT for Accessibility
  • HashHackCode
  • Caption.Ed : Enabling inclusion in the workplace
  • Black in Tech
  • GOVindicia

Tech4Good Young Pioneer Award - sponsored by BT:

  • Isabella
  • FrankEinstein (re use & repurpose)
  • Green Food Score
  • Fighting Fly Tipping
  • Huracan Makina

The winners will be announced during an all-new online Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 14 July 2021.

The full list of sponsors and supporting partners in 2021 includes: AbilityNet, BT, Comic Relief, Do IT, Good Things Foundation, Google, iDiversity Consulting, Lenovo, and Microsoft. Head over to for more information.

View last year's awards ceremony

Further resources

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