After receiving many strong entries, a shortlist of 36 organisations and initiatives has been selected to contest the five categories.
You can show your support for the shortlisted projects and organisations by tweeting #NIA2014 alongside the name of the project you would like to win in each category.
A panel of experts, including Eben Upton, the Founder of Raspberry Pi and Chi Onwurah, MP & Shadow Cyber Security Minister, will select the winners, who will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday 3rd July at the London Film Museum, hosted by technology journalist Kate Russell.
A full list of shortlisted entries in each category can be found below:
Innovative Internet Business
- Isis Software Incubator
- LiveDrive Internet
- Open Energy Market
- WriteLatex – Overleaf
Online Skills and Training
- Achievers International
- Digital Unite
- Ideas Tap
- Learn My Way
- AbilityNet – My Computer My Way
Making the Internet a Safer Place
- OWASP – Cornucopia
- eTreble9 – eCadets
- IWF International Reporting Solution
- Safer Internet Day 2014
- The Anti-Social Network
- Torbay Council, Devon and Cornwall Police and Hele’s Angels – Virtually [email protected]
Doing Good Online
- Acts 435
- Cancer Research UK – Citizen Science Programme – http://www.cellslider.net/
- Mind – Elefriends
- Ovarian Cancer Action
- The Safeworld International Foundation (Safe World for Women)
- Turn2us Benefits Calculator
Digital Innovation in Public Services
- Dementia-friendly Virtual Hospital
- Department for Transport in partnership with Northgate Public Services – HGV Road User Levy
- HMRC & Fujitsu
- Informed Solutions – Web Based Consultation Portal for The Local Government Boundary Commission for England
- National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
- School Guide
- Start2 creative wellbeing resource
The annual awards are open to any organisation or individual who is doing great work online, whether it benefits their business, the wider economy, local communities or the UK’s internet users in general.
Last year’s winners included; Brightside Online Mentoring, a charity that helps young people access the education and career opportunities through online mentoring, and Oii My Size, a website and campaign that was developed by a group of young women to raise awareness of the dangers of sexting and sharing online content.
For more information about the awards visit: http://nia.nominet.org.uk