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Miriam Reyes, Spain. 2015

Innovator
Helps children with autism to learn through adapted, digital storybooks. One out of every 160 children suffers from a disorder within the spectrum of autism, although recent studies estimate that this number could be even...

Arne Pauwels, Belgium. 2015

Innovator
A new food conservation system helps to foster food security. His portable solar warehouse keeps agricultural products fresh during longer periods in low resource areas.  Wakati, in Swahili, means...

Julio Fajardo, Central America. 2016

Innovator
Anyone can produce their own bionic prosthesis for less than 500 dollars with a 3D printer. 3d printing is revolutionizing the health care sector. Surgeons are already using models printed in 3D to plan the operations they will perform,...

Christopher Fuhrhop , Germany. 2016

Innovator
With a buoyancy aid that self-inflates in an emergency, this Karlsruhe resident has developed a completely new rescue system for water sports. "It is a silent topic that nobody really talks about," says Christopher Fuhrhop, in reference to the risk of drowning. "But if you ask around a...

Gonzalo Murillo, Spain. 2016

Innovator
Using energy 'that floats in the air' to power internet of things sensors without batteries . It is clear to the engineer Gonzalo Murillo from Granada (Spain) that in a not-so-distant future the internet of...

Elena de Benavides, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Treatment with mixed health system for venous diseases. Mixed health systems for the treatment of venous diseases. Despite medical advances in the last two decades, the impact on public health of...

Arnoldo Müller, Central America. 2014

Innovator
His 'cloud' software is capable of quickly comparing large quantities of data, detecting patterns and helping to make decisions. A Doctor of Computer Engineering and passionate about the possibilities of big data, Arnoldo is the founder of the company SimMachines, which has...

Isabel Medem, Peru. 2014

Innovator
Launched a system of dry bathrooms that recycle human feces to produce compost . In Peru, more than nine million people lack adequate sanitation systems in their households. Medem founded X-runner in 2011, a company that sells...

Peter Bloom, Mexico. 2015

Innovator
His organization provides mobile phone service to isolated, indigenous communities . Peter Bloom founded Rhizomatica in 2009 for the transfer of photos and videos between individual users without passing through the networks of...

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...

Rodrigo Martínez, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Online recruitment and employee selection . In an economic environment of globalized crisis in which companies are focused on reducing the costs of staff recruitment, a system to facilitate...

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...

Josue Gio, Mexico. 2014

Innovator
He has designed an application which allows travelers to book their accommodation at the last minute. Josué Gio is the founder of LastRoom, a Mexican startup that has revolutionized the travel industry, meeting the need to book a last minute hotel...

Irene Bonadies, Italy. 2013

Innovator
Pipes made with nanomaterials. A new generation of tubes based on nanomaterials with high repellence to water and dirt Irene Bonadies is a young scientist working at the...

Marcelo Cicconet, Brasil. 2015

Innovator
Developed an application to facilitate the music education and a new musical instrument. Text in Portuguese from its original source: MIT Technology Review Portuguese edition

Danilo Cantero, Argentina & Uruguay. 2016

Innovator
His reactor that obtains sugars from cellulose could allow biomass to substitute petroleum. Currently, our society depends on petroleum as both a source of energy and as a prime material for the production of chemical compounds like...

Georg Schaumann , Germany. 2015

Innovator
Luminous bacteria. If you want to produce vital nutrients from grain, or fuel from organic waste, or plastic bags from regrowing resources, the one thing you need is...

Loretta L. del Mercato, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Optical intracellular sensors with fluorescent barcode.

Matteo Bovolenta, Italy. 2011

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

Juan Fermín Rodríguez, Central America. 2014

Innovator
He has invented solar technology associated with a prepaid model to make electrification affordable in the poorest regions. In Guatemala nearly 3 million inhabitants lack electricity, and in Honduras and Nicaragua they constitute more than 30% of the population. For...

Jorge Soto, Mexico. 2012

Innovator
Mobile Software for new models of governance and empowerment. How can citizens use technology to change society? This is the question that Jorge Soto, an electronic engineer from the Technological Institute...

Teresa Gonzalo, Spain. 2011

Innovator
Preventing the HIV with commercial nanotechnology. A microbucude gel to prevent HIV infection An estimated 33 million people live with HIV worldwide, and 5 millions are infected each...

Karim Fahssis, France. 2014

Innovator
A software to facilitates the search of locations for wind farms. Creation of a software that facilitates the search for locations for wind farms and increase their funding opportunities Deciding where to...

Jean Chaoui, France. 2014

Innovator
System to help in orthopedic surgery. Creation of an augmented reality system for computer assisted orthopedic surgery If the sign of good, effective technology is that it can be...

Sergio Ballester, Central America. 2015

Innovator
He uses drones and machine learning to improve Costa Rica's agricultural production. INDIGO Drones (Costa Rica) The use of fertilizers and herbicides will not suffice to sustain the growing population. The application of these...

Daniel Cuartas, Colombia. 2013

Innovator
He has designed a pupil tracker which helps persons with reduced mobility to control their surroundings. Those affected by spinal injuries following an accident or a degenerative disease lose the autonomy to perform everyday activities such as...

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...

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...

Anaïs Barut, France. 2015

Innovator
Developed an optical imaging process for quick and non-invasive skin cancer detection. Biopsies for diagnosing skin tumors require extracting a tissue sample from the patient, freezing it, cutting it, staining it to analyze it. The...

Javier Humberto Galindo, Colombia. 2012

Innovator
Has developed a software that improves the security and performance of the planet’s organizations. Javier Humberto Galindo owner and founder of ITAC Company; collects two million dollars per year, grows at a rate of 40 percent and provides work...