Current Laureates

The Tech Awards Laureates 2014 work impacts people in many countries worldwide.

Intel Environment Award

Developed solar technology to generate thermal energy in industrial and commercial sectors in Latin America.
Provides technology and training enabling members of poor Latin American communities to examine their water, air, and soil for chemical contaminants.

Microsoft Education Award

Provides an online platform for educators worldwide to personalize and share instructional content customized to each student’s needs.
Provides more than 200,000 young people around the world with training and e-readers with extended battery life.

Katherine M. Swanson Young Innovator Award

Developed an affordable biogas unit for heating and cooking in Pakistani homes.
A team of young materials scientists from the University of Colorado is developing technology that eliminates the need to refrigerate vaccines.

Nokia Health Award

Developed a machine to deliver anesthesia without compressed oxygen or continuous grid power.
Created a system to monitor and track antibiotic delivery to tuberculosis patients in India.

Flextronics Economic Development Award

Provides a mobile platform for more than 5,000 rural subsistence farmers in West Africa to save money for fertilizer and seed for the next planting season.
Building healthy, prosperous communities in Africa's informal settlements by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable.