Garvan and the Vodafone Foundation teams at the ACOMM Awards.
22 July 2016
The DreamLab app, developed in collaboration with the Vodafone Foundation, won the Community Contribution Award at the ACOMM Awards on Wednesday.
The ACOMM Awards, which showcase the achievements of the tele-communications industry and recognise excellence in the wider communications industry. DreamLab was also a finalist in the Innovation (large) category at the ACOMM Awards.
The Community Contribution Award is the fourth to be achieved by DreamLab.
Mr Andrew Giles, Chief Executive Officer of the Garvan Research Foundation said, “We are delighted that the DreamLab app continues to be recognised throughout the tele-communications and not-for-profit industries for its design, innovation and, most importantly, the contribution it’s making to Garvan’s cancer research.”
DreamLab is Australia’s first smartphone supercomputer which uses the processing power of idle phones to solve small pieces of a cancer research project at Garvan when they’re charging. DreamLab users choose a research project (breast, pancreatic, prostate and ovarian cancer) and how much data they’d like to contribute (up to 500MB max from data or WiFi).
Go to www.vodafone.com.au/dreamlab for FAQs, technical information and terms and conditions.