V Edition of the Discapnet Awards for accessible technologies: Call and presentation of candidacies

The Discapnet award of the ONCE Foundation for Accessible Technologies Is aimed at recognising the best initiatives and actions in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) applied to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities, as well as companies, entities or organisations that have carried out continuous work.

Category A. Award for the service or product based on technology to improve the quality of life of the persons with disabilities. It will be an indispensable requirement to be eligible for the award that these products and services are available on the market.

Category B. Award for the person, company and organization with outstanding trajectory in improving accessibility of technology.

Category C. Award for entrepreneurial project with social impact on improving the quality of life of the persons with disabilities through the technology.

THE ONCE FOUNDATION

The main objective of the ONCE Foundation is to carry out work, training and employment programmes for the integration of persons with disabilities and the dissemination of the concept of "universal accessibility", promoting the creation of globally accessible environments, products and services.

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DISCAPNET

Set up and supported by the ONCE Foundation, Discapnet provides easy and quick access to relevant information for people with disabilities and their surroundings, encouraging their active participation in the information society. The website also incorporates content and services targeted at the elderly, people in a situation of dependence and other related groups.

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WINNERS IV EDITION

The winners of the IV edition were: Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (CEIEC) (category A), Samsung Electronics Iberia (category B) and Mass Factory (category C).

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