The leading community of innovators, pioneers and social changemakers

Throughout the years, MIT Technology Review has built a large community with over 100,000 professionals and institutions: innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, influencers, professors, researchers, universities, public institutions, and research centers.


Some of them are part of our committee of judges made up of independent, well-known technologists, entrepreneurs, winners of past editions, investors and academics that belong to leading universities and companies from all around the world.

Others are opinion leaders who are influential and credible points of contact within a specific field. Their mission is to promote the competition, convey its values and recommend young people with potential to earn a spot amongst the award winners.

Innovators, judges and ambassadors: with their help, Innovators Under 35 contributes to talent discovering and developing, and the diffusion of new technologies in Europe and Latin America.

Want to be part of this community? Please contact us at innovators.community@opinno.com

 

 

Jorge Soto, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Mobile Software for new models of governance and empowerment. How can citizens use technology to change society? This is the question that Jorge Soto, an electronic engineer from the Technological Institute...

Larisa Dunai, Spain. 2013

Innovator
Acoustic system for detecting obstacles by blind people. She designed an acoustic system for object detection and navigation for blind people. There are 40 million totally blind people in the world...

Antonio Navas, Central America. 2014

Innovator
His free language learning platform enables the creation of new collaborative courses. Antonio Navas is the creator of the Duolingo system; the language education platform launched in 2012 that is now used by more than 30 million...

Melanie Valencia, Ecuador. 2016

Innovator
A single fungus is her weapon against two problems: deforestation and the emissions generated by decomposing organic waste. The Ecuadorian Melanie Valencia has been named as one of MIT Technology Review, Spanish Edition´s Innovators Under 35 Ecuador 2016 thanks to his...

Andrés Astaiza, Colombia. 2013

Innovator
He has developed a 3D modeling software for cutaneous leishmaniasis injuries. The frequency with which cultural codes and purchasing trends of consumers is increasingly changing and every year large companies invest millions...

Lorrana Scarpioni, Brasil. 2014

Innovator
She has created a social network for time exchange through the trading of experiences and skills. In the last couple of years the ability to exchange goods and services through the what has come to be known as collaborative economy has given...

Jorge Bueno, Spain. 2015

Innovator
His indoor tracking system is more precise and less intrusive. The Spanish innovator Jorge Bueno has created an extremely precise indoor tracking system for large spaces. His company, Proximus, sells to shopping...

Paolo Bianchini, Italy. 2013

Innovator
Optical microscopes with super resolution. A high-resolution nanoscope for the deep analysis of biological tissues and organs A new class of super high-resolution optical microscope,...

Despina Fragouli, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Smart cards and textiles.

José Rodríguez, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
Sustainable Design and Architecture in a handheld application. The energy consumed by the everyday use of buildings (air conditioners, heating, lighting, motors, etc.) represents one quarter of the total...

César Esquivel , Mexico. 2016

Innovator
Patients in need of a blood transfusion can find donors more easily through his web platform. One evening, César Esquivel, a biomedical engineer, was working late when a colleague approached him: "I need your help. My wife has leukemia and she...

Rodrigo Martínez, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Online recruitment and employee selection . In an economic environment of globalized crisis in which companies are focused on reducing the costs of staff recruitment, a system to facilitate...

Jordina Arcal, Spain. 2016

Innovator
Eating disorders, obesity and childhood psychosis can be controlled with her health apps. In Spain, only half of the patients with a chronic disease correctly follow the prescribed treatment. Experiencing a notable...

Christian Holz , Germany. 2015

Innovator
Thoughtful touchscreen. Christian Holz is working on a touchscreen that recognizes its users. If Christian Holz gets his way, passwords will be a thing of the past...

Andrés Felipe Gutiérrez, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
He has created a programming infrastructure of open code for small and medium companies. A wide majority of web sites that exists and are been created every day, works thanks to the language PHP. To make the process rapid and efficient...

Francisco Colombatti, Argentina & Uruguay. 2016

Innovator
His treatment will make soybean flour cheaper, safer and more reliable . According to data compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the worldwide production of soybean exceeds 300 million...

Ignacio Oliveri, Argentina & Uruguay. 2013

Innovator
He has created a platform for telemedicine and tele-education to improve the rehabilitation of children with disabilities. In Uruguay a government plan called Ceibalhas been distributing computers to students in the public education system for the last 6 years, and...

Luca Ravagnan, Italy. 2011

Innovator
New flexible and biocompatible technology for the production of microelectrodes .

Stanislas Niox-Chateau, France. 2016

Innovator
Booking a doctor's appointment is quick and easy thanks to his platform that already has 6.500 professionals. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Stanislas Niox-Chateau was a professional tennis player. One day, after suffering a serious back injury, he...

Carlos Sánchez Mendoza, Spain. 2016

Innovator
His smart orthopedic brace guides scoliosis treatments with objective data . In order to correct scoliosis, there are normally two options: an operation or wearing an orthopedic brace approximately 23 hours a day. ...

Marie André Destarac, Central America. 2015

Innovator
Her open software system improves diagnostics and the design for therapies to treat muscular injuries . Automation and Robotics Center, Technical University of Madrid Her passion for medical applications lead the Guatemalan Marie André Destarac to...

Matthieu Sonnati , France. 2013

Innovator
Eco-friendly and fast-drying paints made with biological material . Plant components for environmentally friendly paints and fast drying What can you do if as a child, your favourite hobby causes you...

Luisa Pastore, Italy. 2014

Innovator
Photovoltaic blocks for roofing and facades. Photovoltaic glass for attractive and sustainable architecture How to make buildings ''ecological'' and attractive at the same time? Solar panel...

Eduardo Castro, Chile. 2016

Innovator
There isn´t a pathogen alive capable of eluding diagnosis, thanks to his software based on genetic sequencing. Pinpointing the precise identity of the pathogen responsible for an illness can mark the difference between locating an effective cure and the...

Juan Pablo Esquivel, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Miniaturized energy sources for portable diagnostic devices. To bring autonomous devices, capable of analyzing water quality or detecting the presence of foreign substances, microorganisms or even cancer...

José Tomás Arenas, Chile. 2013

Innovator
He has designed an image screening and tele-medical platform to prevent diabetic blindness. Diabetes is one of the most significant health problems worldwide and represents the main cause of blindness in the working population. For this...

Katia Vega, Peru. 2016

Innovator
Combining beauty products with electronics to create wearables that give users "superpowers. After completing a computer science degree in Peru, to Katia Vega technology was justa science. It was the time she spent at the Hong Kong...

Sergio Álvarez, Spain. 2014

Innovator
Tools that hide big data . His open-source visualisation tools tell the stories hidden in large volumes of data. If there are two elements, which best capture the...

Franz Bozsak, France. 2016

Innovator
He has created the first intelligent stent that monitors patients and adjusts their medication accordingly. The obstruction of coronary arteries that can stem from a heart attack, force around five million people to have stent implants every year,...

Marcelo Martí, Argentina & Uruguay. 2012

Innovator
New approach in the search for effective TB treatment . The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to completely eradicate tuberculosis by the year 2050. One of the problems associated with TB is that...