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Alejandro Cantú, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
He has developed an earthquake alert satellite system capable of measuring the intensity of earthquakes. Alejandro has created SkyAlert, the first satellite-based, earthquake alert social network. This earthquake alarm system is one of only 4 such...

Ola Orchowska, Poland. 2015

Innovator
Her educational videogame, starring a robot, teaches children to learn to live with diabetes . A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children can seem like a life sentence of insulin injections and health concerns, coupled with the inability to...

Umut Gurkan, Turkey. 2014

Innovator
He has designed a biochip to predict pain crises in sickle cell anemia and monitor the treatment. A single mutation in the gene that produces hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen to the tissues of the body, causes the sickle cell anemia...

Łukasz Kołtowski, Poland. 2016

Innovator
His portable smart spirometer will improve the lives of patients with pulmonary diseases . One flight of stairs can feel like climbing Mt. Everest for those who suffer from obstructive pulmonary diseases. One of these conditions, asthma...

Andrés Barreto, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
He has created a platform to adapt contents and publicity online to tactile devices. Andrés Barreto, the entrepreneur Colombian young man who was a co-founder in 2006 of the application Grooveshark created to listen music on line,...

Patrycja Wizińska-Socha, Poland. 2016

Innovator
Allowing parents to monitor their pregnancy from home with 24 hour expert supervision . Stillbirths and miscarriages remain a difficult reality for modern pregnancies, affecting 12 of every 1,000 births around the world. The most...

Javier Sánchez, Colombia. 2016

Innovator
His compact, low cost electric vehicle combines the advantages of a car and a motorcycle to transport passengers safely and avoid traffic jams. While driving back and forth between his home in the suburbs of Bogota (Colombia) and his university in the city center, Javier Sánchez suffered...

Luis Cuende, Spain. 2016

Innovator
Using Bitcoin technology as a notary public 2.0 and to fight patent trolls. While Bitcoin struggles to take off in the currency market, its blockchain technology is generating a disruptive tidal...

Paulo Rodrigues, Spain. 2014

Innovator
Drawing 3d maps of neuroimangin in real time. A Cloud-based software tool to convert neuroimages into 3D maps which can be manipulated in real time. Alzheimer's Disease is perhaps the...

Daniele Tosi, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Intelligent Fiber Bragg Gratings.

Valeria Bosio, Argentina & Uruguay. 2013

Innovator
She has designed cheap and effective bone prostheses using biomaterials made of silk proteins and mineralizing particles. One in every two women over the age of 50 will suffer an osteoporotic bone fracture at some point in their lifetime. In Argentina alone this...

Julio Alemán, Central America. 2016

Innovator
His tiny structures, which replicate the function of human organs, could lead to better cancer treatments. When Julio Alemán talks about "humanizing pharmaceutical trials", he is referring to creating platforms (or chips) which accurately reflect the...

Stephan Binder , Germany. 2015

Innovator
Luminous bacteria. If you want to produce vital nutrients from grain, or fuel from organic waste, or plastic bags from regrowing resources, the one thing you need is...

Francesca Cella Zanacchi , Italy. 2012

Innovator
Super resolution of images of thick samples.

Javier Lozano, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Comprehensive treatment of diabetes for communities with limited resources Computer Science. Personal benefit or the common good? The answer might seem simple on the surface, but not so much so once it affects us personally. This dilemma...

Santiago Reyes, Colombia. 2015

Innovator
Cellular reprogramming and genetic engineering techniques that allow scientists to create new tools capable of predicting the risk of heart failure. Cardiovascular disease ranks highest of all pathologies in terms of its mortality rate worldwide, claiming approximately 17 million lives each...

Maciej Machulak, Poland. 2015

Innovator
His protocol puts the control of personal data shared via the internet back in the users´ hands . Every time a user registers on a social media network, they must cede part of their privacy to the company that regents it. It is not always clear...

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,...

Gabriela Galilea, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
Visually handicapped children have a new ally in her diagnostic and treatment-focused software . Unlike most humans, Gabriela Galilea cannot see in three dimensions. This is due to strabismus, a condition that causes her to be incapable of...

Geert Houben, Belgium. 2016

Innovator
The elderly will gain access to support services more easily with his platform, helping to reduce the digital divide. Europe, Japan and to a lesser degree the United States are all facing the progressive aging of their populations. During the upcoming decades,...

Fernando Derossi, Argentina & Uruguay. 2016

Innovator
Using big data and image processing to increase agricultural productivity . Eight years of experience in the agricultural industry lead Fernando Derossi to look for a technological solution to eradicate the inefficiencies...

Bice Cavallo, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Bayesian networks and Analytic Hierarchy Process for Data Privacy.

Gustavo Bessone , Argentina & Uruguay. 2015

Innovator
Created an intuitive platform to manage online advertising . Taggify Beyond providing a source of revenue for online portals, internet advertising provides a more intuitive and economical medium for...

Thibaut Mercey, France. 2013

Innovator
Fast detection of pathogenic bacteria in food to prevent infections. System for rapid detection of pathogenic bacteria in food. Have you ever wonder how long it takes to check whether the meat exposed at your...

Paolo Franceschetti, Italy. 2011

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

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...

Luca Mottola, Italy. 2013

Innovator
Software platform for UAV connected to the Internet. LiftOff: Let Internet fly! The next IT revolution is about to happen. In the near future, new internet-connected micro drones with dedicated...

Juan Leonardo Martínez, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
He has created an app to quickly and accurately read the result of colorimetric analysis . Juan Leonardo has developed an application that turns any smartphone into a medical diagnostic device. His technology allows the result of...

Josue Gio, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
He has designed an application which allows travelers to book their accommodation at the last minute. Josué Gio is the founder of LastRoom, a Mexican startup that has revolutionized the travel industry, meeting the need to book a last minute hotel...

Hamdi Torun, Turkey. 2014

Innovator
Has developed a new microscopy technology with a scanning probe that improves bioscience research. Biomolecular research is a field that is constantly changing. Innovation in this field is accompanied by the emergence of new techniques and tools...