What it takes to be listed

A panel of judges - experts in different fields - assess the candidates, seeking a mixture of individuals that represent current trends in technology and the diversity of innovation around the globe. They seek innovators who introduce new and better solutions that change the way people live or work.

Anyone who has a brilliant idea and has developed a project based on technological innovation and applied research can submit an entry. Entries from any field of research are accepted. Researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators from universities and research centres, start-ups, SMEs, corporations, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to participate. Categories include biomedicine, computing, communication, energy, materials, software, transportation, web and internet.

 

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Timeline

Nominations Open - 5 September 2021

Nomination Closes - 5 November 2021

Announcement of 15 honorees via website and press release - 26 December 2021