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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...

Bice Cavallo, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Bayesian networks and Analytic Hierarchy Process for Data Privacy.

Enrique González, Mexico. 2016

Innovator
Converting discarded fruits and vegetables into natural nutrients that improve the quality of processed foods. When Enrique González was 15, he was told that if he didn´t watch his diet, he would become diabetic like his father and his uncles. As a result, his...

Anielle Guedes, Brasil. 2015

Innovator
Created a startup that will use 3D printing to build low-cost housing.  Text in Portuguese from its original source: MIT Technology Review Portuguese edition

Michael Thiel , Germany. 2016

Innovator
This physicist has developed the most accurate 3D printer in the world and wants to print components for nanorobots, for example.. The smallest Eiffel Tower in the world is located in the province of Baden (Germany). In an inconspicuous plastic box, embedded in black foam, it...

Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
“Narco-tweets” and web technologies to empower citizens . Neither education nor economy can be understood without new technologies anymore, and even social and political changes are based on new...

Victor Vilarrasa, Spain. 2014

Innovator
His numerical tool can help lower the energetic cost of underground storage of CO2. Digital tools to make geological storage of CO2 more affordable We know it, it is being highlighted as the greatest risk for the world and...

Juan Lopera, Colombia. 2016

Innovator
His army of innovative professors can revolutionize education in low resource areas. Born in Medellin (Colombia), Juan Lopera´s childhood was marked by drug trafficking and limited expectations for progress. His life changed...

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...

Roberto Villa, Italy. 2014

Innovator
A system for intelligent tires. A cybersystem for smart tyres Roberto Villa's commitment is addressed to the driver, namely to offer him a solution and guarantee that his car's...

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...

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...

Despina Fragouli, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Smart cards and textiles.

Gero Decker, Germany. 2016

Innovator
This computer scientist's software makes companies more transparent: Finally, even with complicated processes, the left hand knows what the right hand is doing. Gero Decker could have had a comfortable life: Upon obtaining his doctorate from the Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam (Germany), he received...

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...

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...

Martino Fornasa, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Managing workflow with spreadsheets.

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...

Lucas Toledo, Argentina & Uruguay. 2016

Innovator
A twenty-first century bicycle for twenty-first century needs . An urban transport strike paralyzed the Argentinian city of Córdoba in 2012. Faced with this situation, Lucas Toledo asked himself if there wasn´t...

Marcos Chaparro, Argentina & Uruguay. 2013

Innovator
He has created a low cost electrocardiograph that connects to mobile phones and to the cloud. The difference between a heart attack being serious or irreparable may reside in the diagnosis taking ten minutes to confirm instead of an hour....

Luis Zea, Central America. 2015

Innovator
He sends bacteria to outer space and later uses them in experiments designed to create new drugs. BioServeSpace Technologies (Guatemala) Bacterial resistance to antibiotics has become an important threat to humans. On the other hand, it has...

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...

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...

Marcelo Martí, Argentina & Uruguay. 2012

Innovator
New approach in the search for effective TB treatment . The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to completely eradicate tuberculosis by the year 2050. One of the problems associated with TB is that...

Víctor Ramirez, Peru. 2014

Innovator
His stations collect and provide information about the climate and irrigation to help to improve agricultural productivity. In Peru useful climate information is in a high demand by farmers. In light of the scarcity of resources such as the efficient use of irrigation...

Monica Gori , Italy. 2012

Innovator
Study and recovery of sensory disabilities in the early years of life.

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...

Miguel Luengo, Spain. 2015

Innovator
His collaborative videogame speeds up the diagnosis of malaria. Almost half of the world´s population lives in areas with an elevated risk of malaria, a disease that proves fatal for half a million people per year...

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...

Amparo Nalvarte, Peru. 2014

Innovator
She has created a mobile payment system for smartphones using QR codes. In Peru, only 23% of businesses accept credit and debit cards, while 46% of Peruvians would rather use their cards. Nalvarte, a Business...