[Nfbnet-members-list] Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation from National Braille Press
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Thu Oct 25 02:21:31 UTC 2018
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
The National Braille Press's Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation is
now accepting entries! Please help us spread the word.
The Touch of Genius Prize was developed to inspire entrepreneurs,
educators or inventors to continue the promotion of braille and
tactile literacy for blind and deafblind people worldwide. This prize
can be granted for innovative and accessible computer software,
Android applications, iOS applications, or tactile hardware that
promotes braille and/or tactile literacy. NBP encourages all
applicants to think outside the box to what can be used to help
improve the lives of blind people.
The winner of this prize will receive up to $20,000, which will help
them to continue to innovate in the fields of technology and
education for blind people. Frank Gibney and the Gibney Family
Foundation, helped fund and establish this award in 2007, inspiring
people to go beyond what was thought possible.
The deadline to apply is January 11, 2019. Full application details
and more information can be found at
there is a flyer attached. All questions can be directed to
<mailto:geniusprize at nbp.org>geniusprize at nbp.org.
Thank you for your support!
National Braille Press
88 Saint Stephen St.
Boston, MA 02115
Toll Free: 888-965-8965
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