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Stanislaw Ostoja-Starzewski, France. 2014

Innovator
Helping to access internet through minisatellites. A set of mini-satellites to provide affordable and universal access to Internet ''A network of 50 nanosatellites could easily update all of...

Jérémy Stoss, France. 2016

Innovator
Sending money to Africa quickly and cheaply, and controlling how it is spent is now possible. More than half of citizens living in developing countries survive on less than a euro a day, according to the World Bank. For them, emigrating to...

Carla Laucevicius, Central America. 2016

Innovator
Her bacterial cocktail tailored to Panama eliminates 90% of the grease which builds up within urban wastewater systems. One of the biggest problems for wastewater treatment systems is the buildup of oils and grease, which can clog sanitation pipes. In Panama, the...

Emanuel Vilte, Argentina & Uruguay. 2015

Innovator
Created a community of narrators that read internet content to end users through an app. Linguoo The life of the systems engineer Emanuel Vilte changed radically when his mother began to lose her eyesight due to maculopathy. Her...

Arnoldo Müller, Central America. 2014

Innovator
His 'cloud' software is capable of quickly comparing large quantities of data, detecting patterns and helping to make decisions. A Doctor of Computer Engineering and passionate about the possibilities of big data, Arnoldo is the founder of the company SimMachines, which has...

Samuel Sánchez , Spain. 2014

Innovator
The evolution of nano and tubular microrobots . His micro and nanotubular robots may carry drugs into cancer cells, decontaminate water or treat male infertility. It is any doctor's dream...

Karen Torrejon, Peru. 2014

Innovator
Her platform recreates the eye´s physiological processes to test new drugs against glaucoma. More than 70 million people throughout the world suffer from glaucoma, one of the principal causes of irreversible blindness. To date, there are...

Marcos Chaparro, Argentina & Uruguay. 2013

Innovator
He has created a low cost electrocardiograph that connects to mobile phones and to the cloud. The difference between a heart attack being serious or irreparable may reside in the diagnosis taking ten minutes to confirm instead of an hour....

Daniel Ortiz, Colombia. 2016

Innovator
His system for genetically identifying pathogens can accelerate the diagnostic process from a two day process to just four hours. Genomics are positioned to trigger the great medical revolution of the 21st century. In addition to the ability to drive the development of...

Wendell Coltro, Brasil. 2014

Innovator
Has invented a low cost technology to manufacture paper-based, microfluidic analysis devices . For over a decade the ability to analyze biological samples of blood and urine using small, inexpensive tools has forecasted a similar revolution...

Nuria Rodríguez, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Capturing CO2 efficiently and economically. Capturing CO2 in an efficient and economical manner. At a time when mankind faces the great challenge to find a clean and effective energy...

Belén Masiá, Spain. 2014

Innovator
Mitigating visual disabilities with computational techniques. Combining research in human cognitive processes and computing techniques to detect and alleviate visual impairments. Not all information is...

Guillaume Wegria, Belgium. 2016

Innovator
Helping plants to grow in spite of the droughts caused by climate change . Climate change is not only threatening to elevate the global temperature but also to alter precipitation patterns, both in terms of quantity and...

Marta Krupińska, Poland. 2016

Innovator
When she was 18, it was cheaper for Marta Krupińska to buy an airplane ticket from Dublin (Ireland) to Kraków (Poland), her home town, than to...

Martino Fornasa, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Managing workflow with spreadsheets.

Siegfried Rasthofer and Steven Arzt , Germany. 2016

Innovator
These computer scientists developed a tool which analyzes cyber attacks in minutes. The call from McAfee came as a surprise to Siegfried Rasthofer and Steven Arzt: Approximately 20,000 Asians had fallen victim to a massive data...

Matteo Laffranchi, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Handling systems for i robots.

Carlos Bernal, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
A toilet-based sensor for diabetics that monitors glucose levels with each urination. The regular monitoring of blood glucose levels and the corresponding adjustment in the insulin dosage to avoid episodes of abnormally high or low...

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...

Christian Díaz, Colombia. 2016

Innovator
His collaborative platform helps doctors to hone their surgical skills remotely through virtual reality. While learning to perform surgeries, doctors can practice on animals, through simulators (virtual or physical) and directly on patients. In order...

Carlos Castro, Spain. 2015

Innovator
His non-invasive, white blood cell count device protects cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. One of the most severe side-effects suffered by cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments is a depressed white blood cell count. These cells...

Alberto Arrendondo, Central America. 2015

Innovator
Created a sustainable, water treatment system based on traditional knowledge . Green Energy Technologies (Nicaragua) Stocking up on drinking water is no simple task for 32% of the population of rural areas in Nicaragua, a...

Claudia Ibacache, Chile. 2013

Innovator
Creator of new biosurfactant molecules as an alternative to antibiotics in agriculture. Agriculture is one of the economic activities that has grown most in recent decades, due to the increased food demand worldwide. Particularly in...

Alejandro Barbarini, Argentina & Uruguay. 2013

Innovator
He has created a platform for the manufacturing of cosmetics, food supplements and drugs encapsulated in liposomes. Alejandro Barbarini is a young Argentinean chemist, fascinated by the versatility of one particular nanoparticle: the liposome. This is a cell...

Alberto Acedo, Spain. 2014

Innovator
Test of ultra DNA to detect the genes associated with hereditary cancer. A genetic test based on DNA ultrasequencing to detect mutations related to hereditary cancer The roots of a significant part of all detected...

Álvaro Pereyra, Peru. 2016

Innovator
Anyone can program without compatibility and download requirements thanks to his cloud platform. When the first computers became publicly available, knowing how to program was an indispensable requirement. To print a file, for example, it was...

Rodrigo Teijeiro, Argentina & Uruguay. 2012

Innovator
Technology and marketing to convert 'start-ups' in global businesses. Rodrigo Teijeiro has a proven track record of personal business success as well as the motivation to help others to become entrepreneurs.  ...

Daniel Gómez, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
Technologies for decentralized power generation from non-food sources Energy. A new technology used to generate biofuels that, nowadays, operates 80 percent of Mexican biodiesel plants was born of a school research project...

Marjolaine Grondin, France. 2016

Innovator
Turning artificial intelligence the best friend of student who study abroad . The rate of students that emigrate from their native city to study is constantly increasing, whether for a year, a postgraduate degree or an...

Leticia Fernández, Spain. 2015

Innovator
Her active carbon filters use sunlight to eliminate contaminants from water . Human activity generates a series of waste products that contaminate our water supplies. Such mundane actions as washing dishes and removing makeup...