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Smart Accessibility Awards 2012: deadline is October 15

(28/09/2012) There is just a few days left to enter the Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards, organized in partnership with AGE Platform Europe and the European Disability Forum. Applicants can get the chance to win a share of a €200,000 prize fund for the best smartphone app to help older people and people with disabilities. The competition, now in its second year, will close to new entries on Monday, 15 October 2012 and culminate in an award ceremony in early December at which four winners will each be presented with a cheque for €50,000. The four award categories include: social participation; independent living; mobility and wellbeing. The judges are drawn from the organising partners: Vodafone Foundation, AGE Platform Europe – the European network of around 160 organisations of and for people aged 50+ – and the European Disability Forum (EDF), the NGO that represents the interests of 80 million Europeans with disabilities.

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