GDI Hub takes the stage alongside Her Excellency Ms. Amina J. Mohamed and Stevie Wonder to launch the Global Report on Assistive Technology

WHO and UNICEF, alongside co-sponsers, GDI Hub and ATscale, due to publish the Global Report on Assistive Technology on 16th May.

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Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub) is a research and practice centre driving disability innovation for a fairer world. Operational in 35 countries, we've reached 21 million people since launching in 2016.

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Funding Call. Sustainable Assistive Tech Engineering with TIDAL N+ (Transformative Innovation in the Delivery of Assisted Living products and services). Reconsidering how we develop AT to reduce waste and carbon emissions while increasing accessibility, usability and affordability.

7 April - 12 May 2022

Feasibility funding of £60K grants - apply now

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What we do

World Bank ICT Landscape review - educational participation & outcomes

GDI Hub designed, research and author the ICT Landscape review to understand current EdTech trends.

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Record 49 territories for free-to-air African broadcast coverage of Paralympic Games

The International Committee for Paralympics (IPC) has confirmed that 49 Sub-Saharan African territories will be provided free-to-air coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as part of the AT2030 programme's ParaSport Against Stigma Project. For the first time, African viewers will watch the opening and closing ceremonies broadcast live on 24 August and 5 September 2021. It is estimated that the broadcasts will reach over 250 million viewers in Africa.

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Our MSc in Disability, Design and Innovation at UCL

Technology has the potential to change lives, no more so than in the emerging area of disability innovation. We're looking for the next generation of pioneers.

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