Read more about The Tech Awards laureates 2012.
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Each year, laureates from around the world are honored for their efforts to use technology to benefit humanity. Since the inception of The Tech Awards program in 2001, 245 laureates have been recognized. Their pioneering work has included designing earthquake-resistant construction technology to creating a heat-sensitive label for vaccine vials to make sure children receive potent immunizations to building a simple, low-cost, mobile phone-based device that allows remote monitoring and operation of irrigation pumps.
The Tech Awards laureates are individuals, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. The technology they use is either a new invention or an innovative use of an existing technology. They represent regions as diverse as the Netherlands, Brazil, India, Africa, Philippines and the United States while their work impacts people in many more countries worldwide.
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