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Meet the Technology Pioneers 2015

The Technology Pioneers 2015 are 24 trailblazing companies that have demonstrated the ability to harness creativity to design and create transformative solutions. You can explore them by sectorregion  and type of innovation. Click on the images below to find out more.

The Technology Pioneers 2015 are 24 trailblazing companies that have demonstrated the ability to harness creativity to design and create transformative solutions. You can explore them by sector and type of innovation. Tap on the images below to find out more.

The Technology Pioneers 2015 are 24 trailblazing companies that have demonstrated the ability to harness creativity to design and create transformative solutions. Tap on the images below to find out more.

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Meet the Technology Pioneers 2015

The Technology Pioneers 2015 are 24 trailblazing companies that have demonstrated the ability to harness creativity to design and create transformative solutions. You can explore them by sectorregion  and type of innovation. Click on the images below to find out more.

The Technology Pioneers 2015 are 24 trailblazing companies that have demonstrated the ability to harness creativity to design and create transformative solutions. You can explore them by sector and type of innovation. Tap on the images below to find out more.

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Business Model Innovation

New and innovative ways to generate revenue from products and/or services

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Process Innovation

New and innovative ways to make things better, faster and cheaper

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Product Innovation

New and innovative technologies for industry and consumer goods

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Life sciences & health

Life Sciences & Health includes companies involved in the scientific studies of living organisms as well as applications that are meant to have a strong influence on health and healthcare.

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Energy & Clean Tech

Energy & Clean Tech includes companies involved in energy generation, storage and transmission as well as technologies that are meant to increase efficiency, reduce the environmental footprint and minimize pollution.

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Digital Networks & Computing

Digital Networks & Computing includes companies involved in computer hardware, software and networks, as well as their applications for social, security, payment or learning purposes.

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Materials Transformation

Materials Transformation includes companies involved in the scientific studies of materials science as well as production, manufacturing and transformation techniques at any stage of the life cycle. 

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Cybernetics

Cybernetics includes companies involved in robotics, autonomous intelligent machines and agents, as well as virtual and augmented-reality applications.

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Connectivity & Smart Infrastructrure

Connectivity & Smart Infrastructure includes companies involved in sensor and data management applied to construction and infrastructure, as well as applications for enhancing the interconnection and mobility of individuals and devices.

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Meet the Technology Pioneers 2015

The Technology Pioneers 2015 are 24 trailblazing companies that have demonstrated the ability to harness creativity to design and create transformative solutions. You can explore them by sectorregion  and type of innovation. Click on the images below to find out more.

Who are the technology pioneers?

Technology Pioneers comprise a global community of trailblazing companies, usually in the start-up stage, with the potential to significantly impact business and society through the design, development and implementation of new technologies and innovations.

Launched in 2000, each year 25-35 companies are recognized as Technology Pioneers. Past selected companies include: Agios Pharmaceuticals, AirBnb, Azuri Technologies, EcoNation, Google, Kickstarter, MC10, Nest Labs, SoundCloud, TaKaDu, Tobii Technology and Twitter.

How are Technology Pioneers selected?

Technology Pioneers are nominated on a yearly basis from diverse sources: Forum Members, technology experts and incubators, venture capital firms, other Technology Pioneers and the general public. An external selection committee, composed of technology experts from a variety of sectors, reviews the candidates. Anyone can nominate a Technology Pioneer here.

What makes a Technology Pioneer?

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