The National Braille Press’s Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation deadline has been extended

The National Braille Press’s Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation deadline has been extended through January 31st! 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 of 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 31, 2018. For more information, including how to apply, please visit touchofgeniusprize.org.
National Braille Press
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
www.nbp.org
Phone: 617-425-2412
Toll Free: 888-965-8965
Fax: 617-437-0456

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