Innovators Under 35 Central America
For the second time Innovators Under 35 arrives to Central America; the most important recognition in the world for young people that are transforming the way we live through the development of new technologies or the creative application of existing ones.
A panel of expert judges, internationally renowned have evaluated the candidates’ projects along with an editorial team from MIT Technology Review, and elected 8 winners.
The Award Ceremony was celebrated on November 4th at Universidad del Valle in Guatemala, in front of a large audience of international entrepreneurs and leaders of technology and innovation: Marco Trujillo, CEO at Sunu Inc.; Yeny Carias, Professor at the National Autonomous University of Honduras; Arnoldo Müller-Molina, Founder of simMachines; Juan Fermín Rodríguez, CEO and Co-Founder at Kingo Energy; and others.
Among the eight winners, two received an additional recognition:
Luis Zea named Innovator of the Year for creating bacteria that sends to outer space and later uses them in experiments designed to create new drugs, and Jorge García recognized as Social Innovator for his collaborative platform that allows verify electoral results.