30 Ideas to Reboot Equality in Europe
There are a number of notable themes among this year’s semi-finalists. Many projects make use of technologies such as Blockchain and artificial intelligence to spread the benefits of technological change, including applying them in different economic sectors.
Another trend is a number of ideas making digital technology accessible to people with disabilities, through apps, user-centred testing and the addition of physical interfaces to common hardware. Other semi-finalists use technology to facilitate access to the labour market for disabled people.
The competition sought collaborative solutions to address inequality. Successful entries included platforms for resource sharing as well as collaborative approaches to rebalancing the economy between small businesses and large multinationals.
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