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Tech and charity organisations join forces for the annual NT100

A number of global tech and charity leaders are partnering to help promote and judge this year’s NT100 – Nominet Trust’s annual celebration of the 100 most inspiring social tech innovations from around the world.

It has been revealed that Facebook, Salesforce, Telefonica,Oxfam, Comic Relief, the Big Lottery Fund and Creative England are included in selection of partners for the third annual NT100.

The announcement reflects an increasing amount of  non-profit and corporate support for social tech.

Together with the judging panel, the partners will select the final 100 from a shortlist assembled through public nominations and Nominet Trust research.

Each project will be “scored against specific criteria measuring level of inspiration, use of technology and social impact”.

Vicki Hearn, Director of Nominet Trust, said: “We’re excited to have such diverse and high-profile partners lending their support to the NT100 this year. Each brings unique insight and will add significant value in helping us choose the top projects for 2015.

As the social tech space continues to grow, it is hugely encouraging to have advocates among the very biggest players in the tech and third sectors, as this can only help boost the market further.

Public nominations for the 2015 NT100 will be open until 30th September. The public can put forward their favourite projects by completing an online submission form, which can be found here.

This year’s final 100 will be announced in early December.



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