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Loretta L. del Mercato, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Optical intracellular sensors with fluorescent barcode.

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...

Juan Pablo Esquivel, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Miniaturized energy sources for portable diagnostic devices. To bring autonomous devices, capable of analyzing water quality or detecting the presence of foreign substances, microorganisms or even cancer...

Blanca Lorena Villareal, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
She has created a robotic nose to quickly detect and track the trajectory of the source of a smell. Blanca has developed an artificial olfactory system by copying some characteristics of the natural system, the biological nose, which could be...

Sébastien Deletaille, Belgium. 2015

Innovator
Preventing crisis and alleviating poverty through big data. Using telecommunications big data to detect humanitarian crisis Every time a call is made from a cell phone, an information trail is left...

Víctor Serdio, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
His chips with nanometric sensors detect the individual proteins associated with cancer. The Mexican nanotechnologist Victor Serdio, who works out of the Technological Institute of Tokio (Japan), founded his own startup, Mursla...

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...

Emanuel Vilte, Argentina & Uruguay. 2015

Innovator
Created a community of narrators that read internet content to end users through an app. Linguoo The life of the systems engineer Emanuel Vilte changed radically when his mother began to lose her eyesight due to maculopathy. Her...

Isabel Medem, Peru. 2014

Innovator
Launched a system of dry bathrooms that recycle human feces to produce compost . In Peru, more than nine million people lack adequate sanitation systems in their households. Medem founded X-runner in 2011, a company that sells...

Pierre-Emmanuel Grange , France. 2013

Innovator
MicroDON, project based on micro-grants to support NGOs. Daily micro-grants to increase funding for NGOs. “Giving a little, but more often”: a donation of a few cents, like those involved in...

Alessandra Chiap, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Helping the children in their writing deficiencies.

Víctor Cartes, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
He offers a digital lifesaver for small companies with his cloud-based management software. 90% of the Paraguayan economy is comprised by companies with 50 employees or less, most of them microcompanies. Due specifically to their reduced...

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...

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...

Maier Avendaño, Colombia. 2015

Innovator
His high definition, fluorescent microscopy techniques can be used to observe molecules separated by a mere five nanometers. The microscope is only of the tools most commonly used by scientists to reveal the mysteries of nature and science. There are, however, still...

Carolina Osorio, Colombia. 2015

Innovator
A real time transit analysis system that improves urban planning. Traffic jams are an inconvenience for those driving cars, and a headache for urban transit planners. In order to help with the analysis of big...

Paolo Franceschetti, Italy. 2011

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

Guido Vilariño, Argentina & Uruguay. 2016

Innovator
Bringing politics into the XXI century with his citizen participation platform . Internet has revolutionized every aspect of modern life, and politics are no exception. The use of social media to galvanize public protests is...

Michael Deubzer, Germany. 2015

Innovator
Computers on wheels. Without Michael Deubzer’s technology, many automakers would have difficulties in getting more intelligence on board their models. At the Technical...

Renato Silvio Mortera, Italy. 2011

Innovator
MISO: creams and ointments with prolonged effect.

Daniella García, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
Young people can create the technology of the future and avoid poverty through her programming school . Bolivia can be proud of being one of the Latin American countries with the lowest youth unemployment rate. Only 5.2% of young people between the...

Juan Moreno, Spain. 2012

Innovator
Systems for efficient rehabilitation of the disabled. Technology for a more efficient rehabilitation of people with limited mobility. The stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is one of the...

Nuria Rodríguez, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Capturing CO2 efficiently and economically. Capturing CO2 in an efficient and economical manner. At a time when mankind faces the great challenge to find a clean and effective energy...

Guilherme Lichand, Brasil. 2014

Innovator
He has encouraged the collection of data with low-end phones to improve the management of social problems. Every December 12th farmers in the region of Ceará, in the northeast of Brazil, place six salt crystals aligned on a sheet or another type of flat...

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...

Fernando Mier, Mexico. 2016

Innovator
His laboratory specifically designed to make small satellites levitate demonstrates how they will behave in outer space. Sending a satellite to space is extremely expensive, so one of the strategies designed to lower these costs is to miniaturize the components. However...

Jorge Bueno, Spain. 2015

Innovator
His indoor tracking system is more precise and less intrusive. The Spanish innovator Jorge Bueno has created an extremely precise indoor tracking system for large spaces. His company, Proximus, sells to shopping...

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...

Arkadiusz Stopczynski, Poland. 2016

Innovator
His portable brain scanner will improve the quality of medical care for brain diseases in the most remote regions. There are no neurologists in the Kingdom of Bhutan. In this country nestled in the Himalaya mountain range between China and India, the entire...

Luciana Tenorio, Peru. 2015

Innovator
Her outdoor, UV light resistant cover could be used to construct an inhabitable greenhouse on Mars . Text in Spanish from its original source: MIT Technology Review Spanish edition