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Piotr Garstecki, Judge

Doctor at the Institute of Physical Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences

Willmar Pimentel, Judge

Administrator of Bolivia Tech Hub

Joe Haslam , Judge

Executive Director of the Owners & Enterpreneurs Management Program at the IE Business School in Madrid

Bruno Wattenbergh, Judge

Editorialist, Professor of Strategy, COO

Félix López Capel, Judge

General Manager at Conectando Empresas and Director of SEK Lab EdTech Accelerator

Pietro Manzoni, Judge

Professor at Universitat Politècnica de València, SPAIN

Carlos Medina, Judge

Co-director of the Advanced Telecommunications and Signal Processing Research Group and Vicedean of Research, Postgraduate Studies and Extensions.

Cristiano de Mello Gallep, Judge

Professor at Unicamp

Kumardev Chatterjee , Judge

Founder & President at European Young Innovators Forum

Juan Arturo Nolazco Flores, Judge

Director at ITESM

Maud Ankaoua, Judge

Founder of MKWA Innovation

Paulo de Oliveira Reis Filho, Judge

Design Manager at UFRJ Innovation Agency, Professor at ESPM and Researcher Coordinator at LabFuzzy/COPPE/UFRJ

Juan Carlos Arroyo Torres, Judge

Representative BBVA Innovation Center in Mexico

Brian Bergstein, Judge

United States
Executive Editor at MIT Technology Review

Marlene Muñoz, Judge

Research Coordinator, Faculty of Medical Sciences National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN) Managua, Nicaragua

Atilio Deana, Judge

Head of Research Valorization and Technology Transfer Unit

Emmanuelle Tognoli , Judge

Research Associate Professor at the Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences

Javier Aizpurua , Judge

Research Professor of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) at the Center for Materials Physics in Spain

Luis Herrera-Estrella , Judge

Director National Laboratory of genomics for Biodiversity (Langebio)

Rodomiro Ortiz, Judge

Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding en Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Eva Paunova, Judge

Member of the European Parliament, co-chair of the Start-UP working group within SME Europe

Raphaël Abou , Judge

Director - CEO at

Dorota Anna Pawlak, Judge

Head of the Laboratory of Functional Materials at the Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (ITME) in Warsaw and the Laboratory of Materials Technologies at the Centre of New Technologies at the University of Warsaw

Nuria Oliver, Judge

Scientific Director

Hugues Bultot , Judge

CEO of Masthercell and Univercells

Agustín Macià Barber, Judge

Founder, CTO & Corporate Strategy Director at Nuubo

Hernan Roig, Judge

Founder & CTO of Sourtech Founder of Kimn Elearning

Eduardo Costa, Judge

Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas

Carlos Osorio, Judge

Associate Professor of Innovation at Adolfo Ibañez School of Management

Jean-François Carrasco , Judge

Board Member of European Institute of Digital Intelligence, Smart City & Mobility Consultant, Former University of Nice Sophia Antipolis Technology Transfer Manager