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Apps for Good Awards Finalists 2020

Jun 16, 2020
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It is with great, great pleasure that we announce this year’s finalists for the Apps for Good {Virtual} Awards 2020. But first, permit a small message from us.

We want to take this time to acknowledge the absolutely incredible feat completed by all the students and teachers (and parents too). They have overcome so much to get their entries together this year. So much has happened since the beginning of term, when many were sitting down to begin their projects. We’ve had students working as teams across Zoom to complete their applications, young people who have picked up a home study course and completed their projects independently. This takes tenacity, strength and a motivation that each student should be incredibly proud of. Every entry tackled a real-world problem and presented fantastic innovative solutions with technology which gave us so much hope for the future. Well done all of you.

The finalists are:

Digital Explorers - Supported by Lego:

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This category showcases the best app ideas from younger students:

  • ThinkAgain - An app to support families impacted by childhood dementia - Denbigh High School
  • Q-Pid - An app designed to help you avoid queues - Dunoon Grammar School
  • Safety Net - helps teens stay safe - Caerleon Comprehensive School

Future Technologists - Supported by BNY Mellon

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This category showcases future tech talent from across the UK

  • epiCpen - a Smart EpiPen that tracks usage and sends alerts - Dunoon Grammar School
  • Global Health Service - access to medical appointments and services all in one place - Trinity Church of England High School & Sixth Form
  • GnasherSnapper - provides better dental health for children - The St Marylebone CE School

Founders & Leaders - Supported by Eight Roads Ventures

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This category awards the best social enterprise ideas

  • Sandspace - helps find the quietest beaches - Agrupamento de Escolas Dr. Serafim Leite
  • AI Noise Sensor - improve noise pollution management at noise sensitive sites - City of London School
  • MON - help prepare for your financial future - Dr Challoner's Grammar School

Community Heroes - Supported by Vodafone

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This category focuses on ideas that impact students’ local community

  • Helpzone - provides anonymous support for young people - Rosshall Academy
  • INeed Recipes - provides healthy and affordable recipe guide for your family - Denbigh High School
  • iNav - a helping hand to navigate our digital age - Dr Challoner's Grammar School

Global Innovators - Supported by Spotify

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This category rewards cutting-edge digital ideas tackling global problems

  • Restshare - helps get excess food to those who need it the most - Somers High School
  • Adventures - Enjoy the outdoors wherever you are - South Wilts Grammar School
  • Space bubble - Helping teens cope with mental health issues - Bridgwater & Taunton College

The People's Choice Award - Supported by Marsh Global

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Your chance to vote for your favourite project across all categories and finalists!

While our judges deliberate over the finalists, you can choose YOUR favourite by voting for the [People’s Choice Award](https://www.appsforgood.org/vote), generously supported by Marsh Global. This award will be the last one announced on our all-day social media ceremony on the 26th of June, so you have until midnight on the 25th of June to cast your vote!

The 2020 Impact Prizes

Every year we celebrate the teachers, schools and experts who have supported all the young people through their Apps for Good courses. Today we’d love to say a very special thank you to;

Join us on the 26th of June on Twitter from noon to celebrate the wonderful achievements of everyone who took part this year and find out who the winners are in our glittering (twittering?) awards ceremony.