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Vincent Bryant, France. 2016

Innovator
A new weapon against climate change: an inexpensive, standardized system that analyzes the energy consumption of buildings. Despite the scientific evidence confirming the reality of climate change, the world´s nations have not yet taken truly effective measures to reverse...

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...

Adrián Armijos, Ecuador. 2016

Innovator
Using augmented reality to make books more attractive to children and help them to learn without realizing it . "Children seem to be born these days with a tablet under their arm while books seem boring to them," says the founder of The Wawa, Adrián Armijos...

Alejandro San Martín, Chile. 2013

Innovator
He has created lactid acid based nanosensor to discover new antitumor drugs. Alejandro San Martín, a Medical Technology graduate from the Austral University of Chile and doctorate student in Molecular and Cellular Biology,...

Ahu Yildiz, Turkey. 2014

Innovator
Her molecular platform imitates cellular membranes and facilitates the development and testing of new medicines. All of the cells of living organisms are encapsulated by a membrane whose thickness is measured in nanometers that separates them from the...

Anke Domaske, Germany. 2013

Innovator
Fashion from milk. This project found a way to produce textile fibers from milk residues. The method does not require chemicals, waste and environmental degradation...

Rosa Jiménez-Rodríguez, Spain. 2013

Innovator
A definitive and less aggressive way of closure incisions. She created a kit for a permanent and less aggressive sealing of large abdominal wounds.  Working in an emergency room of a quoted...

Ángel Alberich , Spain. 2015

Innovator
More objective and precise diagnostics using algorithms to process medical imagery. Ángel Alberich believes that there is an absence of objective data that can be used to catalogue certain medical conditions, which are ultimately...

José Luis de la Cruz, Peru. 2013

Innovator
He developed software that simplifies and lowers the cost of the electrification of rural areas. One in every five small towns in rural Peru does not have an electricity supply. In these cases the state is responsible for subsidizing...

Marcin Piatkowski, Poland. 2015

Innovator
His smart, electric bicycle could revolutionize urban traffic . How to convince a person that considers bicycles to be dirt and grease spraying machines to buy one as a means of transportation? For Marcin...

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...

Lara Costantini, Italy. 2013

Innovator
Hypotensive Food. New food to fight hypertension, based of buckwheat and sage The goal of Lara Costantini's project is to formulate new food specific for people...

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...

Xavier Damman, Belgium. 2016

Innovator
Social movements will have better financial support via the internet thanks to his platform . Thanks to the internet, anyone can launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds. Whether the aim be to commercialize a product or carry out...

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

Tolga Kurt, Turkey. 2014

Innovator
Has created a software platform that delivers optimization and predictive analytics to businesses. “Business. More simple. Best.”. With this motto Tolga Kurt, a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa (Canada), presents...

Álvaro Pereyra, Peru. 2016

Innovator
Anyone can program without compatibility and download requirements thanks to his cloud platform. When the first computers became publicly available, knowing how to program was an indispensable requirement. To print a file, for example, it was...

Valeria Springer, Argentina & Uruguay. 2014

Innovator
She has created a rapid food contamination detection kit that works with the help of a smartphone. Pesticides are chemical or biological agents that are used to protect against insects, weeds and crop pests that present a risk to human life....

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...

Solange Massa, Argentina & Uruguay. 2016

Innovator
Created a "liver on a chip" to substitute animal trials for studying drug toxicity. In order for a new drug to gain approval, one must not only demonstrate its effectiveness but also ensure that it does not present any serious...

Catherine de Wolf, Belgium. 2015

Innovator
Urban metabolism to decrease the environmental impact of buildings. Her database measures CO2 emissions stemming from building construction to minimize the carbon footprint. 45% of the gas emissions which...

Javier Agüera, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Developing mobile open source. Developing open source mobile telephony The fact that youth is not blessed with entrepreneurial spirit is a fact that stands out in the case...

Sharon Velásquez, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
Her biosensor detects fecal contamination in water reserves destined for human consumption . In low resource areas, like sub-saharan Africa, the absence of water quality data poses a serious risk. For this reason, Sharon Velasquez has...

Francesca Cella Zanacchi , Italy. 2012

Innovator
Super resolution of images of thick samples.

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,...

Matthieu Sonnati , France. 2013

Innovator
Eco-friendly and fast-drying paints made with biological material . Plant components for environmentally friendly paints and fast drying What can you do if as a child, your favourite hobby causes you...

Luz Rello, Spain. 2014

Innovator
New solutions for dyslexia. Software tools to help dyslexic children read and write For dyslexic children, learning is not easy. This neurological disability, impairing...

Emanuele Orgiu, France. 2013

Innovator
New organic hybrid materials to make electronic devices. Organic hybrid materials that could be electrically and optically monitored  Transforming a building facade into a large solar panel by...

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...

Miguel Borbón, Colombia. 2013

Innovator
He has designed a turbine which harnesses the current of rivers to bring light to small isolated towns. The technology developed by this innovative young man has enabled the small town of Calahorra, in the Choco region, at the very heart of the...