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Canan Dagdeviren, Turkey. 2014

Innovator
Her electrical implants gather enough energy from the heartbeat to power a pacemaker. The human being has used its own body to generate mechanical energy from the dawn of time.  Moving the muscles of the body allows us to...

Jorge Bado, Peru. 2016

Innovator
His web platform provides medical insurance policy holders with quick and easy access to information on their coverage, medical centers and specialists. While working in the insurance industry a few years ago, Jorge Bado observed that medical insurance policy holders were largely uninformed or...

Alessandro Cocci, Italy. 2013

Innovator
Portable and simple diagnostic tests for Real Time PCR. A portable and easy-to-use genetic identification system The e-health group within STMicroelectronics is a research team composed primarily by...

Karim Fahssis, France. 2014

Innovator
A software to facilitates the search of locations for wind farms. Creation of a software that facilitates the search for locations for wind farms and increase their funding opportunities Deciding where to...

Ignacio López, Argentina & Uruguay. 2012

Innovator
Online video conferencing for areas with few resources. In 2006 Ignacio Lopez co-founded Wormhole IT. This company, in which Lopez is director of information technology, provides software for...

Tales Gomes, Brasil. 2015

Innovator
Developed a diagnostic platform to detect diabetes, hypertension and heart diseases. Text in Portuguese from its original source: MIT Technology Review Portuguese edition

Valentina Arriagada, Argentina & Uruguay. 2015

Innovator
Created a platform that connects patients with renal failure with dialysis centers worldwide to facilitate their medical care. Connectus Medical One year ago, the father of young, Uruguayan innovator Valentina Arriagada was diagnosed with chronic renal failure. His...

Martín Restrepo, Brasil. 2014

Innovator
He has created a learning methodology based on mobile technology to improve business and academic training for youngsters. Visiting a cemetery is probably not a fun plan, nor does it seem the most comfortable setting in which to impart a literature class. Nevertheless...

Marcos Vargas, Peru. 2013

Innovator
He has devised a virtual assistant to generate customized learning routes on the web. A high percentage of web surfers wanting to learn about a particular topic online get lost in an ocean of irrelevant information, or wander off...

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...

Camilo Herrera, Colombia. 2015

Innovator
His solar-powered streetlamps light up low resource areas at night. The absence of electric power service is a problem in many areas of the world. This limitation prevents communities from prolonging work or study...

David Leal, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
Created a machine that unprints the ink from sheets of paper . Printers are becoming smarter and smarter. However, they are still not able to undo their work, and this leads to an even greater use of paper....

Alejandro Resnik, Argentina & Uruguay. 2014

Innovator
He has developed a reputable 'online' platform for the purchase and sale of used vehicles. The buying and selling of cars is a constant practice in the lives of millions of people, however, until today there was no system that directly...

Jaime Sotomayor, Peru. 2015

Innovator
His website allows users to create and orders a-la-cárte batteries without requiring technical know-how. Text in Spanish from its original source: MIT Technology Review Spanish edition

Simon Benmarraze, France. 2013

Innovator
A mirror system that concentrates sunlight to produce more economical energy. Compact solar thermodynamic technology to produce energy more economical and efficient. Building a thermosolar plant in a country like...

Juan Sebastián Osorio, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
Personalized medical devices for an specialized medical care. They have already made history and they are now transforming not only markets, but our lives too. They started by killing the PC, and yet they...

Verena Wolf, Germany. 2013

Innovator
Tame the random. Simulating genetic cell regulation mechanisms was long considered near impossible. Until Verena Wolf found a way. If your research field is...

Pierre Valade, France. 2015

Innovator
An electronic calendar application for desktop and mobile devices. Fed up with calendar applications not fitting his needs, innovator Pierre Valade decided to create his own. He wanted to have all the information...

Massimiliano Salsi, France. 2013

Innovator
Large volumes of data transmitted through transoceanic cables. Transoceanic cables for the transmission of large volumes of data. Not all researchers have the luck and merit to see their ideas and...

Sandra Cifuentes, Spain. 2014

Innovator
A new material that improve bone implant . Orthopedic implants based on biodegradable, absorbable materials. As many know, recovery from bone injuries is a very delicate process where...

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...

Ilana Milkes, Colombia. 2016

Innovator
95% of the students from her digital skills workshops have found work within three months. In a world that relies more and more on technology with each passing day, those who know how to use it hold an important advantage. The problem is...

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...

Nicolás Arrellaga, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
More accessible financing for entrepreneurs thanks to his digital crowdfunding platform . After spending four years in London (United Kingdom), in constant contact with start-ups and financial technology companies (fintechs), Nicolás...

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...

Patricio Jutard, Argentina & Uruguay. 2015

Innovator
His digital platform allows users to work collaboratively and creatively from any location . Mural For the young, Argentinian innovator Patricio Jutard, designing a videogame has always been synonymous with fun and creativity. With...

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...

Teresa Gonzalo, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Preventing the HIV with commercial nanotechnology. A microbucude gel to prevent HIV infection An estimated 33 million people live with HIV worldwide, and 5 millions are infected each...

Óscar Flores, Spain. 2016

Innovator
His digital genomic marketplace eliminates the need to resequence the same genome in order to conduct different tests . Sequencing the human genome is becoming increasingly affordable, and these plummeting costs are driving an explosion...

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...