An annual celebration of young innovators from across the UK

About the Awards and key dates

Our annual Awards in London recognises top student teams from across the UK. Through Apps for Good courses, teams build and submit mobile apps, IoT devices and machine learning models to solve a problem that matters to them.

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Competition opens

November 2019

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Entry deadline

24th April 2020

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Finalists announced

1st June 2020

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Awards day in London

June 2020

2020 Awards

Entries for our 2020 Annual Apps for Good Awards are now open! Explain the features and submit videos and wireframes of your project to this form for the chance to come to London and compete in our national competition.


Check out the Awards and how to enter your Apps for Good project.

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Learn about the Awards and help your students to submit their projects.

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Take a look at the criteria and how to take part and help us judge student projects.

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What happens at the Awards

Visit a leading company in London

Teams meet with an innovative company and get a lovely lunch.

Arrival and registration

Travel to the Awards venue and are welcomed by the Apps for Good team.

Prepare your pitch

Teams from each category get the chance to prepare their pitch for the Dragons.

Pitch to the Dragons

Each team pitches their product. Dragons give feedback and ask questions.

Relax and have dinner

Students enjoy some downtime over dinner while the Dragons deliberate.


Dragons discuss each product and choose a winner for each category.

Networking in the marketplace

Each team sets up their space. Meet industry experts and share their ideas.

Awards presentations

Dragons present each winning team with a trophy up on stage.


After a memorable day, teams head off inspired by the opportunities that lie ahead.

Photos from past Awards

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Start the day by visiting a leading tech company in London
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Pitch products to a panel of Dragons
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Showcase products in an exciting marketplace
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Win a trophy and bragging rights