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David Gascón, Spain. 2012

Innovator
Smart sensors for transferring information from the real world to the cloud. Intelligent sensors that transfer ground data to the cloud. In the laboratories of Libelium, a Spanish wireless communications company, a...

Dariana Rodríguez , Mexico. 2016

Innovator
Transforming tons of avocado byproducts into a food additive that protects food against bacteria . Dariana Rodríguez holds a PhD in biotechnology from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM). She comes from a family of...

Vanessa Testoni, Brasil. 2014

Innovator
She has created a new technique for secure shopping via the Internet.

Marco Mandelli, Italy. 2011

Innovator
New methods for testing and managing the "cold chain".

Antonio Navas, Central America. 2014

Innovator
His free language learning platform enables the creation of new collaborative courses. Antonio Navas is the creator of the Duolingo system; the language education platform launched in 2012 that is now used by more than 30 million...

Elena Soaje, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
Her educational drone, constructed with Legos and operated via Smartphone, aims to stimulate the scientific vocation of children . For six years the young Elena Soaje worked as a financial manager for a company that coordinates several make-up companies in Guadalajara (Mexico...

Rand Hindi, France. 2014

Innovator
Guiding your life using the power of big data. A prediction system based on big data to improve habitability in cities. When Rand Hindi started playing with Big Data, he was graduating in...

Néstor Guenzi, Argentina & Uruguay. 2014

Innovator
He has developed a new type of resistive memory that functions in adverse conditions in outer space. Until now, the majority of memory devices were not equipped to withstand abnormal conditions such as high temperatures, the absence of power or...

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...

Fabrizio Antonelli, Italy. 2014

Innovator
Text mining using semantic analysis. Text mining of large data sets through semantic analysis After a Master in Computer Sciences at Turin University and a training and research...

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...

Pau García-Milá, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Virtual Desktop in the Cloud. Virtual desktop without the Cloud. “I am not a futurist; I simply turn my ideas into reality”. Pau Garcia-Milà, is 24 years old only but has...

Caleb Rascón, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
Created a robotic auditory system capable of detecting and locating various sound sources with fewer microphones. Caleb has created a robotic auditory system capable of detecting and locating various sound sources with fewer microphones. Although there are...

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...

María Adelaida Gómez, Colombia. 2013

Innovator
She has created a multifactorial approach to predict the efficacy of drugs against leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease transmitted through the bite of a small fly that greatly affects Colombians and Latin Americans. Throughout...

Jorge García, Central America. 2015

Innovator
The population can verify electoral results through his collaborative platform . VotoSocial (Honduras) Countries like Honduras have needed to rebuild the public´s trust in certain processes whose transparency has been...

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...

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

Mauricio Hoyos, Colombia. 2013

Innovator
He has created an electronic payment and collection network for those who do not have a bank account and who have limited resources. In Colombia, more than half the population do not have a bank account and have little or no access to financial services, which prevents them from...

Felipe Betancur, Colombia. 2016

Innovator
Developing low cost devices made with household utensils and based on open source software for the disabled. "This recording will self-destruct in a few seconds" was Felipe Betancur´s favorite phrase when he was a child and a loyal fan of science fiction...

Daniel Jacobo, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
He has developed an alternative to GM systems to convert vegetable waste in bioactive compound factories. Daniel is developing an emerging technology, with pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications, used to produce bioactive compounds from fruit...

Francesca Romano, Italy. 2012

Innovator
A powerful framework for managing apps.

Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Intelligent communication between people and machines. Intelligent man-machine communication. Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria, industrial organisation and electronics engineer graduated at the University...

Daniel Aranguren, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
He has developed a high reliability system to predict thunderstorms used by some of the biggest oil companies in Colombia. After the investigation Daniel Aranguren did at the National University of Colombia and during his stays in Europe and United States; he founded...

Jakob Johansson, Europe. 2017

Innovator
Saving lives through virtual reality will be possible thanks to more realistic robotic hands designed using artificial intelligence. Virtual reality had a great year in 2015, and the launch of new headsets like the HTC Vive VR and the Microsoft Hololens seemed to signal the promise...

Nadim Morhell, Argentina & Uruguay. 2012

Innovator
A new diagnostic tool to measure neonatal blood viscosity . The clinical tools generally used to measure the blood viscosity require blood samples of up to 4 milliliters of blood to be taken from the...

Melissa Rodríguez, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
Wireless monitoring of water pollutants through a biosensor network. Environmental pollution, particularly water pollution and its relationship with public health, is one of the key issues in sustainable development...

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...

Claudia Ibacache, Chile. 2013

Innovator
Creator of new biosurfactant molecules as an alternative to antibiotics in agriculture. Agriculture is one of the economic activities that has grown most in recent decades, due to the increased food demand worldwide. Particularly in...

Pauline van Dongen, Europe. 2017

Innovator
She combines technology and fashion to maximize the potential benefits of wearables to design the clothes of the future. Fashion and technology could seem like diametrically opposed sectors, but the former is increasingly betting on a fashion revolution that goes beyond...