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Open Utility unveils the power of Piclo, Britain’s first online peer‐to‐peer marketplace for renewable energy, in new report

Findings from the trial have revealed that local markets are the future of a decentralised energy economy.

 

 

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Nominet Trust awards grant funding to eight tech for good ventures in the latest round of the Social Tech Seed programme

Discover the latest tech for good projects to be awarded with Social Tech Seed funding.

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Find out what happened at our '5 Lessons in Developing Social Tech Ventures' event with Shift Design.

See the highlights from our evening of social tech wih Shift Design, where we shared insights into Nominet Trust and Shift's 3 year innovation partnership.

 

YGD 2016

BAFTA, in association with Nominet Trust, launches 2016 Young Games Designer competition to inspire the next generation of UK game-makers.

The YGD competition is now open for entries from 10-18 year-olds, as well as nominations for the ‘Mentor’ award. Entries close on 3 June 2016.

 

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In December we revealed the 2015 Nominet Trust 100. Discover digital social innovation from around the world!

From the simple SMS in rural Africa to wearable health tech, we're celebrating global tech for good. Visit socialtech.org.uk to explore the 2015 NT100.

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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 >


 

Our investment programmes

Social Tech Seed

offers early-stage investment to entrepreneurs who are looking to develop new ventures using digital technology for social impact. - See more at: http://www.nominettrust.org.uk/how-to-apply/our-investment-programmes-0#sthash.ip5r6GXC.dpuf

Social Tech Seed offers up to £50k in early-stage investment to projects harnessing the power of the internet and digital technologies to deliver social change. Applications for Social Tech Seed are now closed. 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 >

Latest project news

We're recruiting for new trustees . Our corporate parent, Nominet, has provided a forward commitment of funding to enable us to plan and act with confidence, and with a view to the medium and long term. We’re now seeking new Trustees whose contribution to our Board extends and deepens the skills and experience we need to provide effective strategic leadership in the next phase. more >