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David Schlesinger, Brasil. 2014

Innovator
He has created a computer program to improve the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases. There are about 7,000 rare diseases (those with low incidence rates among the population) of which about 80% have a genetic origin. According to...

Stefano Chiaberge, Italy. 2014

Innovator
Hydrothermal Liquefaction: fuels from solid waste. New biofuels from solid waste Organic solid waste are potential raw materials for the production of liquid fuels and could become valid...

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...

Nicolás Arrellaga, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
More accessible financing for entrepreneurs thanks to his digital crowdfunding platform . After spending four years in London (United Kingdom), in constant contact with start-ups and financial technology companies (fintechs), Nicolás...

Sandra Cifuentes, Spain. 2014

Innovator
A new material that improve bone implant . Orthopedic implants based on biodegradable, absorbable materials. As many know, recovery from bone injuries is a very delicate process where...

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...

Abdennour Abbas, France. 2013

Innovator
Medical diagnosis based on ultrasentives biosensors . Ultrasensitive biosensors based on artificial antibodies for medical diagnosis. Easy and affordable self-diagnosis of a greater number of...

Elías Pérez, Spain. 2012

Innovator
Security in identifying partners for voice calls. Caller Identification Security. “These are your daughter’s confidential results”. This phrase, said by the pediatrician of a newborn baby to...

Loris Sinigoi, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Enzymes to catalyze the chemical production of polymers.

Rolando Gittens , Central America. 2015

Innovator
His techniques for modifying titanium implants accelerates bone regeneration . Panamanian Research Institute for Advanced Sciences and High Tech Services The loss of bone tissue during the aging process increases the number...

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...

Ahu Yildiz, Turkey. 2014

Innovator
Her molecular platform imitates cellular membranes and facilitates the development and testing of new medicines. All of the cells of living organisms are encapsulated by a membrane whose thickness is measured in nanometers that separates them from the...

Alessandra Chiap, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Helping the children in their writing deficiencies.

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...

Adrián Armijos, Ecuador. 2016

Innovator
Using augmented reality to make books more attractive to children and help them to learn without realizing it . "Children seem to be born these days with a tablet under their arm while books seem boring to them," says the founder of The Wawa, Adrián Armijos...

Sergio Álvarez, Spain. 2014

Innovator
Tools that hide big data . His open-source visualisation tools tell the stories hidden in large volumes of data. If there are two elements, which best capture the...

Pablo Orduña, Spain. 2012

Innovator
Massive access to a network of remote laboratories. Massive access to a remote laboratories network for schools and universities. There are skills that can only be learned through experiments...

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...

Benedikt Kramer , Germany. 2016

Innovator
This business economist aims to revolutionize the microfinance sector in Africa with his fintech start-up. If Benedict Kramer were a small farmer from Uganda who needed a loan, he would do the following: "I would go to an acquaintance who would write...

Luca Ravagnan, Italy. 2011

Innovator
New flexible and biocompatible technology for the production of microelectrodes .

Daniel Ponce, Paraguay & Bolivia. 2016

Innovator
Companies and their staff in the field can stay in close contact thanks to his platform . Thanks to the popularity of smartphones, it is now possible to connect to the internet from practically any place in the world. Thus there are...

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...

Karen Márquez , Spain. 2013

Innovator
Bringing neuroscience and cognitive technology to maximize each child’s learning. She applied cognitive technology, artificial intelligence, and Big Data to allow for customised early learning in kids. In a world growingly...

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...

Antoine Hubert, France. 2015

Innovator
Developed the first biorefinery insect in the world. FAO has been advising for years that humans should find more sustainable ways to include more animal protein in their diet. With 8,000 million...

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...

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  

Luigi Abbatelli, Italy. 2012

Innovator
Intelligent power modules for motor control.

Giorgia Lodi, Italy. 2011

Innovator
Protection of critical financial structures.

Patrycja Wizińska-Socha, Poland. 2016

Innovator
Allowing parents to monitor their pregnancy from home with 24 hour expert supervision . Stillbirths and miscarriages remain a difficult reality for modern pregnancies, affecting 12 of every 1,000 births around the world. The most...