Meet the 2018 #AfGAwards finalists

The countdown is over! The finalists have been selected, read on to discover what’s in store for this year’s Awards!

As part of this year’s course, young innovators from across the UK have been working together in teams to build a solution to a problem that matters to them. This year, finalists selected for the national competition have created app ideas tackling important issues such as:

  • Increasing religious understanding
  • Reducing carbon emissions, and recycling unwanted personal items
  • Connecting with nature and getting outside as a family
  • Collaborating on school work and reducing learning-based anxiety
  • Finding support for children with additional needs

Finalists have also created inventions as part of our Emerging Technology category powered by SAP. Students are using smart tech to help you get more sleep, keep your home safe, and stay visible while cycling.

This year, our Awards put the focus on supporting students across their entire learning journey with some exciting tech partners.

Meet the finalists in each of the new categories: 

In the Digital Explorers category, powered by Lego, for students 13 and under the finalists are:


🎉 Rewardo, from  

🎉 REnlightenment, from 

https://www.powtoon.com/online-presentation/bV2jxNpRJ7L/?mode=movie

🎉Languages Just for You, from Gearies Primary

http://bit.ly/2IUL6GG

In the Rising Stars category, powered by Spotify, for students aged 13-16 the finalists are:

🎉 Hi School, from 

🎉 Imagitale, from @ShirelandCA

🎉Green Team, from 

In the Future Tech Leaders category, powered by Thomson Reuters, for students 16+ the finalists are:

🎉 SENpport, from 

🎉 HOW? from 

🎉 Kognition, from 

In the Emerging Technology category, powered by SAP for students’ Internet of Things ideas the finalists are:

🎉 Safesocket, from 

🎉 Light Bike, from 

🎉 Night Light, from 

The brand new Legacy Category, powered by Virgin Red, invites past student back to re-pitch their idea. The finalists are: 

🎉  from  – an app which enables you to compete with friends, get active and explore nature

🎉 Donateit, from  – an app which helps you get your unwanted items to the charities that need them

🎉 Rocket Code, from  – a game which lets you build and launch a rocket while you learn to code

At the Awards in East London, our finalists will have the opportunity to share their product ideas with industry influencers, and gain valuable feedback on how to take their idea to the next level. Want to join the event and get inspired by the next generation of entrepreneurs? You can get a ticket here.

Which idea do you like best? Make sure to give your favourite team your vote in the People’s Choice Award, powered by @GoDaddyUK

 

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