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Simone Strey, Germany. 2016

Innovator
With this geographer and botanist´s app, plant pests can be identified through image recognition, reducing the use of pesticides and protecting farmers against crop losses.. 15-30% of crop yields are lost worldwide each year due to plant diseases and pests, Simone Strey points out. "This often endangers the existence...

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...

Waldo Pérez, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
A new real-time and aluminum welding inspection system . Approximately 300,000 cars are manufactured per year at the average automobile assembly plant. Each one of those cars contains 3,000 to 4,000...

Andrés Felipe Gutiérrez, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
He has created a programming infrastructure of open code for small and medium companies. A wide majority of web sites that exists and are been created every day, works thanks to the language PHP. To make the process rapid and efficient...

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...

Eva Hernández, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
Her low-cost, reactive strips detect vaginal infections non-invasively . Untreated vaginal infections can increase the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, and can cause complications during pregnancy...

Sebastian Stranieri, Argentina & Uruguay. 2013

Innovator
He has created secure and flexible authentication systems for use on the Internet. While the number of users browsing from mobile devices is growing at a massive pace worldwide, traps against which traditional protection systems...

Javier Gómez, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Affordable mobile technology to control heart disease. In Mexico, heart disease claims the lives of at least 60.000 people each year, two thirds of whom are older than 65, making it the second cause of...

Gabriela Galilea, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
Visually handicapped children have a new ally in her diagnostic and treatment-focused software . Unlike most humans, Gabriela Galilea cannot see in three dimensions. This is due to strabismus, a condition that causes her to be incapable of...

Thibault Helleputte, Belgium. 2015

Innovator
Data-driven personalized anticipative medicine. Developed the first bioinformatic test designed to provide early diagnosis of various types of arthritis Several painful years can pass from...

Christian Deilmann , Germany. 2015

Innovator
SMART HEATERS. Christian Deilmann is working on smart home solutions that could rival Google’s. Some call Tadoº the “German Google Nest”, referring to the...

Mariano Nuñez, Argentina & Uruguay. 2012

Innovator
Leading system for protecting enterprise software. Imagine that a cyber-hacker enters the system used by a company to pay its employees and suppliers, manages sales and organize its production line...

Octavio Novelo, Mexico. 2016

Innovator
Turning mobile phones into piggy banks with an app that incentivizes short and medium term savings. Pigs and piggy banks share a common shape and purpose. The former is fattened up before being slaughtered, and the latter is filled before being...

Samuel Sánchez , Spain. 2014

Innovator
The evolution of nano and tubular microrobots . His micro and nanotubular robots may carry drugs into cancer cells, decontaminate water or treat male infertility. It is any doctor's dream...

Steven Vercammen, Belgium. 2016

Innovator
His app could reduce the mortality rate of heart attacks by notifying nearby volunteers . Every year approximately 10,000 people in Belgium suffer a heart attack in public, at work or at home. If they do not quickly receive what´s known...

Marco Trujillo, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
His smart bracelet serves as a guide for the blind . Almost 40 million people worldwide suffer from blindness according to the WHO, of which almost 1.5 million are under the age of 15. Learning to...

Matteo Bovolenta, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Therapy for DMD. New perspectives to the correction of genetic mutations cause of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). 

Ana Gabriela Gallardo, Mexico. 2013

Innovator
Universal technology for medicine dosage. Diabetes is one of the biggest problems in public health in Mexico, which ranks 10th place worldwide in number of diabetes patients. More than 10...

Alberto Acedo, Spain. 2014

Innovator
Test of ultra DNA to detect the genes associated with hereditary cancer. A genetic test based on DNA ultrasequencing to detect mutations related to hereditary cancer The roots of a significant part of all detected...

Kaan Kayabali, Turkey. 2014

Innovator
Has introduced a new platform for news and social media content in Turkey. In 2010 Turkey already had more than 30 million Internet users connecting to the World Wide Web every day. Almost half of the Turkish population...

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...

Damiá Tormo , Spain. 2011

Innovator
Developing new therapies against aggressive cancers. Figures speak clearly about a battle against time. “The average life of patients having a metastatic melanoma ranges from 6 to 10 months only”,...

Marcelo Lanfranconi, Argentina & Uruguay. 2014

Innovator
He has created an application that enables bill payments from cell phones and encourages users to be take advantage of banking services. The percentage of adults holding bank accounts worldwide and in developing countries has reached 41%; a problem that leads to financial exclusion...

Miguel Gónzalez-Andrades, Spain. 2013

Innovator
Progress in the treatment of corneal blindness. He is developing biomimetic human artificial corneas through tissue engineering. Being in daily contact with patients and helping them...

Mathieu Nebra, France. 2015

Innovator
The first French e-education platform. The messages sent to Mathieu Nebra from his Sub-Saharan African students speak for themselves: "'God bless you!” they exclaim, and you can see why...

Alejandro Esperanza, Argentina & Uruguay. 2016

Innovator
Democratizing access to international logistics for small and medium-sized enterprises, eliminating the middlemen. After eight years of experience in the naval logistics sector, Alejandro Esperanza knew that there was a problem that was limiting the growth of...

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

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...

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...

Pablo Orlando , Argentina & Uruguay. 2015

Innovator
He aims to democratize autonomous vehicles through an artificial intelligence system. Inipop The primary cause of most traffic accidents is human error. More than 1,250,000 deaths each year are caused by this type of accident...