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Ariel Amato, Argentina & Uruguay. 2013

Innovator
He has created a multipurpose platform for solving digital work by using collective intelligence in a crowdfunding scheme. Despite major advances in artificial intelligence, pattern recognition of bosses or language processing, there are still many tasks like managing...

Alejandro Maza, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
Collection and analysis of citizens' proposals to address social problems. It is essential to  the social and political development of any democracy that the members of society get involved in solving the problems...

Katia Vega, Peru. 2016

Innovator
Combining beauty products with electronics to create wearables that give users "superpowers. After completing a computer science degree in Peru, to Katia Vega technology was justa science. It was the time she spent at the Hong Kong...

José Luis Rubio , Spain. 2015

Innovator
His technology reduces the number of unnecessary biopsies performed to diagnose skin cancer . Skin cancer is the most common form of this deadly disease: every year between two and three million new cases are diagnosed worldwide, and these...

Ramón Bacre, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
His biotech fertilizer fights climate change. “The most critical global problem is global warming”, according to the biotechnological engineer and master in Earth sciences Ramon Bacre. For...

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...

Laura Parra, Colombia. 2013

Innovator
She has developed a system of sensors related to video games to improve the rehabilitation of children with mobility problems. For patients that have lost the mobility of any of their limbs or that have never had it, rehabilitation is vital to improve the way in which they...

César de la Fuente, Spain. 2016

Innovator
His peptides could prevent deaths caused by multiresistant bacterial infections . Since penicillin was discovered in 1897, antibiotics have saved countless lives from infectious diseases. However, there are more and...

Karen Márquez , Spain. 2013

Innovator
Bringing neuroscience and cognitive technology to maximize each child’s learning. She applied cognitive technology, artificial intelligence, and Big Data to allow for customised early learning in kids. In a world growingly...

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...

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...

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...

Alberto Ferrari, Italy. 2014

Innovator
ABF system for Parkinson's disease. A tutoring and monitoring system for Parkinson-affected patients Parkinson's disease is certainly one of the most common degenerative diseases...

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...

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...

Yves Van Ingelgem, Belgium. 2015

Innovator
A new corrosion sensor that makes coastal wind turbines more cost efficient. Developed a technology capable of monitoring the advance of corrosion within coastal wind turbines. The wind that blows over European seas...

Jean Chaoui, France. 2014

Innovator
System to help in orthopedic surgery. Creation of an augmented reality system for computer assisted orthopedic surgery If the sign of good, effective technology is that it can be...

Lina Marcelo Cataño, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
She has developed an innovative prototype of floating homes against the floods for areas with lower resources. At the end of 2010 Colombia was crossing the hardest season of winter rains registered in the last years. It was then, when Lina Marcela Cataño,...

Jordi Muñoz, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Open source technology for low-cost aerial robots. A 21-year-old Mexican faces another tedious day of confinement in his apartment in Riverside, California, waiting to obtain a Green Card, the...

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...

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...

Andrés Klein, Chile. 2013

Innovator
He has devised a new strategy to predict the progression of Gaucher's disease. Gaucher's disease, one of the so-called "rare diseases", affects approximately 30,000 people worldwide. This hereditary disease causes the...

Ignacio Juárez , Argentina & Uruguay. 2015

Innovator
Designed a more efficient and economical urban wind turbine. Semtive Ignacio Juárez founded Semtive In 2009 in order to accomplish more sustainable urban environments. Capable of improving everything...

Luigi Abbatelli, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Intelligent power modules for motor control.

Mariana Costa, Peru. 2015

Innovator
Created a social enterprise that trains young people with limited resources to become experts in web design. Text in Spanish from its original source: MIT Technology Review Spanish edition

Daniel Pérez, Chile. 2016

Innovator
He has created the world´s largest database for the systematic review of health-related studies to assist physicians in decision-making . A study published in 1998 linked certain vaccines to autism. Although 12 years later the publication retracted upon discovering that the study´s...

Giuseppe Scuderi, Italy. 2012

Innovator
System to increase photovoltaic production through architectural integration.

Andrea Alessi, Italy. 2013

Innovator
Luminescent concentrators of sunlight. A large-size Solar Concentrator to transform and transport solar energy more effectively Manipulating solar light for better use in the production...

Marcelo Lanfranconi, Argentina & Uruguay. 2014

Innovator
He has created an application that enables bill payments from cell phones and encourages users to be take advantage of banking services. The percentage of adults holding bank accounts worldwide and in developing countries has reached 41%; a problem that leads to financial exclusion...

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...