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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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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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BAFTA Young Game Designers finalist, Vaida, shares how YGD encouraged her to make thoughtful narrative-based games exploring mental health

Hear more about the Young Game Designers competition and why Vaida’s encouraging young people to enter next year, via this new blog.

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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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iAMDigital

Nominet Trust and Creative England have launched iAMDigital, a £1m fund to support organisations, charities and social businesses that are using technology to increase digital skills in young people. more >

 

 

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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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Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) wins tender for research on ‘Social Tech Ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa’ by British funders Comic Relief, Indigo Trust and Nominet Trust . The Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) is delighted to announce that it has been commissioned to produce an ambitious piece of research on ‘Social Tech Ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa,’ by a partnership of three key foundations making grants in the fields of social tech and international development: Comic Relief, Indigo Trust and Nominet Trust. more >