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Nominet Trust awards investment to nine social tech ventures in sixth edition of Social Tech Seed funding programme

We’re excited to reveal the latest of cohort of ventures tackling pressing social challenges in the UK using the internet and digital technologies.

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Cancer Research UK and Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship join our search for the world’s best tech for good

We’re excited to announce our new partnerships, helping bring you the world’s most inspiring social tech in our 2016 NT100.

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Nominet Trust launches fourth annual search for world’s most inspiring social tech – The 2016 NT100 is open for nominations!

Our global search for inspiring social tech innovation is now on.

Nominate yours today!

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Social Tech Seed project OpenUp Music perform with South West Open Youth Orchestra at Colston Hall for BBC Music Day

Annie Radl reflects on SWOYO’s (the UK’s only disabled-led regional youth orchestra) incredible performance using Open Musical Instruments as part of BBC Music Day.

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From developing life-saving heart rate monitors to gamified learning apps, our Social Tech Seed ventures share their learning

In our latest blog, we share key insights from six Social Tech Seed funded ventures to help other startups just starting out.



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No single path to digital learning

at Buckingham Palace The Duke of York and Nominet Trust launched iDEA – a new inspiring Digital Enterprise Award scheme that will support young people to gain the critical digital and entrepreneurial skills they need to set up and run their own business venture. - See more at: http://www.nominettrust.org.uk/news-events/news/inspiring-new-generation... 16th and 17th May three Nominet Trust funded projects showcased their ‘Powerful online tools’ at the UnLtd Living It festival. The festival held at Google Campus focused on sharing knowledge of social entrepreneurship. more >
Lord Jim Knight and Bill Liao will become new Trustees of the charity, while Charles Leadbeater will be stepping up from his position of Trustee to Chair of the Board.
- See more at: http://www.nominettrust.org.uk/news-events/news/nominet-trust-announces-new-members-to-its-board-trustees#sthash.sLv7mOF3.dpuf

The new computing curriculum alone won’t deliver necessary digital skills young people need. New State of the Art review by Julian Sefton-Green suggests parents, teachers and business leaders all have a role to play. more >


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Social Tech Seed

Social Tech Seed offers up to £50,000 in funding to support early-stage projects harnessing the power of the internet and digital technologies to deliver significant social change. Applications are open until 25th October. more >



About Nominet Trust

Supporting innovation to deliver real social change

As the UKs only dedicated Tech for Good funder, we bring together, invest in and support people who believe in the use of technology to transform the way we address social challenges. more >

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UK trust unlocks over £400,000 investment in ‘tech for good’ to tackle social challenges. 22 September 2016, London — Teenagers struggling with mental and physical health problems, children living with cystic fibrosis, isolated older people, children in need of prosthetic hands and people with learning disabilities are just some of the groups that stand to benefit from new funding for a range of online and digital innovations being developed by UK tech for good ventures. more >