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Christian Deilmann , Germany. 2015

Innovator
SMART HEATERS. Christian Deilmann is working on smart home solutions that could rival Google’s. Some call Tadoº the “German Google Nest”, referring to the...

Bernat Ollé , Spain. 2013

Innovator
A Pill Filled with Bacteria Instead of Drugs. Investigating new drug therapies through the modulation of human microbiome. In any battle, victory may be obtained either by fighting one's...

Paolo Franceschetti, Italy. 2011

Innovator
A system for producing drinking water thanks to solar energy .

Fernando Rojas, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
He has created a remote IT monitoring and risk assessment system for pregnant women. Fernando Rojas has created a remote and real-time pregnancy monitoring system which reduces the risk of complications, including death. Using a...

Gustavo Caetano, Brasil. 2014

Innovator
He has created a specialized group of Internet business solutions for corporate digital communication. Gustavo Caetano was born in a small town in Brazil. Five years ago, this young entrepreneur created Samba Tech while he was still studying at the...

Isaac Castro, Spain. 2013

Innovator
Adaptable the new way to improve the effectiveness in radiation therapy. He created an adaptable examination table to improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy. Sitting on a doctor's table to be examined is...

David Cohen-Tanugi, France. 2015

Innovator
A desalinization membrane made out of graphene. 1,200 million people live in areas where water is a scarce resource, according to a 2007 UN report. The most affected areas are also some of the...

Frederik Brantner, Germany. 2016

Innovator
So far, only humans have excelled at order picking, but this should change with Toru: the seeing robot that can unerringly fetch individual objects from warehouse shelves. As if operated by a ghost, a man-sized aluminum box purrs along the length of a shelf. The robot stops in front of a stack of books, places one...

Tomasz Wolkowicz, Poland. 2015

Innovator
His test to confirm Ebola diagnoses is faster and cheaper than the current alternatives . During the first few days, the symptoms of the Ebola virus are no different from those of the common flu. The virus is highly contagious at this...

Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
“Narco-tweets” and web technologies to empower citizens . Neither education nor economy can be understood without new technologies anymore, and even social and political changes are based on new...

Petros Psyllos , Poland. 2016

Innovator
His wearable tech allows the blind to interpret their surroundings through audio messages. Blind people normally try to envision their environment, and the objects and people around them, through personal experiences or with the...

Marco Rolandi, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Biocompatible polysaccharide nanofibers for devices.

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...

Álvaro Rojas-Peña, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
He has developed an extracorporeal organs conservation system for transplants that keeps organs alive during 36 hours. Rojas-Peña considers that his job has a big clinical and social impact: “Not only will revolutionize the way they do transplants, but they could,...

Javier Hernández, Spain. 2016

Innovator
His intelligent devices detect stress and emotions to help people . Everyone´s day-to-day routines are influenced by stress levels and the many emotions that we experience, which can have a negative...

Alexander Torrenegra, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
Incubation and creation of technological innovators start-ups on digital markets. Since Alexander Terrenegra was very little, he was interested in the world of technology and its new uses. At the age of 14 he founded his first...

Peter Bloom, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
His organization provides mobile phone service to isolated, indigenous communities . Peter Bloom founded Rhizomatica in 2009 for the transfer of photos and videos between individual users without passing through the networks of...

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...

Brayan Salazar, Central America. 2014

Innovator
He has created a wind-powered device to charge cell phones in areas without electrification. Brayan is the creator of a simple wind device that will provide access to mobile technology for people who live in rural areas without electricity...

Federico Gaona, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
His smart detector for Chagas disease could save thousands of lives . Chagas disease is an endemic problem in Latin America, where it represents the most common parasitic disease, with an estimated six to eight...

Nadim Morhell, Argentina & Uruguay. 2012

Innovator
A new diagnostic tool to measure neonatal blood viscosity . The clinical tools generally used to measure the blood viscosity require blood samples of up to 4 milliliters of blood to be taken from the...

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...

Alejandro Tocigl, Chile. 2016

Innovator
Accelerating stomach cancer diagnoses with his microRNA detection tool . The difference between detecting an early stage stomach cancer versus a late stage is "literally life or death", in the words of the Chilean...

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...

Víctor Freundt, Peru. 2013

Innovator
He has used digital manufacturing of customized toys to enhance creativity. The importance of play in physical, mental and spiritual development, coupled with technology could be the foundation for creating products and...

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...

Rémi Dangla, France. 2014

Innovator
A genetic analysis platform precise and automatic. Automatic and highly accurate genetic analysis platform ''Reveal details that matter.’’ This is the catch phrase adopted by Rémi Dangla for...

Clémentine Chambon, France. 2016

Innovator
Sustainable, miniature power stations that provide electricity to the neediest communities . One sixth of the world´s population does not have access to the electric grid. Approximately 80% of these more than 1.2 billion people live in...

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....

Allison Derenne, Belgium. 2016

Innovator
This young Belgian wants to accelerate the development of new biopharmaceuticals with a proprietary infrared spectrometry technique . By the time she had finished her doctoral thesis in 2013, Allison Derenne had discovered that the pharmaceutical industry, which relies on...