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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...

Luis Alonso, Spain. 2013

Innovator
Improving the design of buildings with superinsulator material. The creation of a new highly insulating material for ecosustainable and creative architecture. Building energy-efficient structures is one...

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...

Christian Stemberger , Germany. 2015

Innovator
Fishing for cells. Christian Stemberger fishes specialized immune cells out of donor blood. He wants to use them to treat infections, autoimmune conditions, and even...

Esther García, Spain. 2016

Innovator
Her gadgets allow people with special needs to use computers and smartphones . Devices like computers and smartphones make life easier for many people, whether in their personal or professional lives. But they were not...

David Vissière , France. 2014

Innovator
Navigation system based on cheap sensors to guide aircrafts without GPS. Navigation system based on cheap sensors capable of guiding an aircraft with reliability. Military engineer, and former pilot in the French...

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...

Fábio Piva, Brasil. 2015

Innovator
Created a new technology for mobile commerce that allows physical stores to eliminate checkout lines. Text in Portuguese from its original source: MIT Technology Review Portuguese edition  

Cosimo Palmisano, Italy. 2011

Innovator
How to convert your followers on social networks in the sales force.

Francesca Romano, Italy. 2012

Innovator
A powerful framework for managing apps.

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...

Daniel Ortiz, Colombia. 2016

Innovator
His system for genetically identifying pathogens can accelerate the diagnostic process from a two day process to just four hours. Genomics are positioned to trigger the great medical revolution of the 21st century. In addition to the ability to drive the development of...

Tomás Escobar, Argentina & Uruguay. 2014

Innovator
His educational platform offers continuous training for the professions of today and those of the future. Educational systems worldwide will undergo big changes between now and 2030 due to the technological revolution. Faced with a scenario where...

Camila Petignat, Argentina & Uruguay. 2014

Innovator
She has created more nutritional and easier to digest forage crops that could increase livestock productivity and cut down on emissions. There has been a boost in livestock activity in recent decades which has led to a growth in demand for foodstuffs, particularly those made of...

Eduardo Labarca, Chile. 2013

Innovator
He has created mini submarines that are controlled online to explore the ocean from any location. Eduardo Labarca, on the basis of the famous premise from Jacques Cousteau, "we cannot love what we do not know", is aiming to gamify deep sea...

Christian Peñaloza, Mexico. 2016

Innovator
His intelligent brain control system learns from patients suffering from paralysis in order to improve the daily care they receive. People who suffer from motor paralyses have gained autonomy thanks to the development of brain-machine interfaces (BMI). These devices allow them to...

Carlos Bernal, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
A toilet-based sensor for diabetics that monitors glucose levels with each urination. The regular monitoring of blood glucose levels and the corresponding adjustment in the insulin dosage to avoid episodes of abnormally high or low...

Jill Vanparys, Belgium. 2016

Innovator
Her interactive, scientifically oriented videogame aims to address the lack of interest in scientific vocations . Despite the fact that in high school her highest marks were in science and math, the lack of motivation to dedicate herself to a profession in one...

Paulo Rodrigues, Spain. 2014

Innovator
Drawing 3d maps of neuroimangin in real time. A Cloud-based software tool to convert neuroimages into 3D maps which can be manipulated in real time. Alzheimer's Disease is perhaps the...

Guillermo Ulises Ruiz Esparza, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
His strategy based on nanovectors improves the transport of therapeutic molecules for heart failure. This very young, innovative individual has developed a system to develop more effective, non-invasive and low-cost treatments for heart failure...

Loubna Bouarfa, Europe. 2017

Innovator
Her platform uses Big Data to provide patients with personalized and optimized medical treatments in real time. Each person is unique, just like their DNA. A person's genetic makeup and their exposure to different environmental factors mean that not every...

Víctor Freundt, Peru. 2013

Innovator
He has used digital manufacturing of customized toys to enhance creativity. The importance of play in physical, mental and spiritual development, coupled with technology could be the foundation for creating products and...

David Horna , Spain. 2012

Innovator
Faster, safer, and cheaper way to develop living cell-based drugs.. The traditional drug market in medicine is changing. Big pharmaceutical companies as well as ‘bioentrepreneurs’ are looking for new ways to...

Yeny Carias, Central America. 2014

Innovator
She has invented a software to translate voice into sign language and to facilitate learning for deaf people. This young woman has developed the first system prototype which captures and translates voice to LESHO, the Honduran sign language. The...

Matteo Laffranchi, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Handling systems for i robots.

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...

Iker Marcaide, Spain. 2011

Innovator
An order way to made payments. Easier and cheaper international money payments. Iker Marcaide is the perfect example of how one can take advantage of a setback. While he...

Bice Cavallo, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Bayesian networks and Analytic Hierarchy Process for Data Privacy.

Adrián García, Mexico. 2016

Innovator
Small farmers can maximize their benefits by connecting directly with consumers through his platform. Between a farmer selling his harvest and the product arriving in stores and ultimately being sold to the consumer there is a long chain of...

Nicolas Huchet, France. 2015

Innovator
A bionic hand printed in 3D. In 2002 an accident changed the life of young Nicolas Huchet. At 18, this Industrial Mechanic had to learn to live with a myoelectric prosthetic...