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10.10.2015 / New York

These are the finalist for the  2014 WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARD FINALISTS, and we are there! In the corporate environmental category with Skipping Rocks Lab! You can meet the finalist here. We will know who is the winner on the 13th of November in the Gala in The Time & Life building,  NYC

INDIVIDUAL

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ARTS

  • Amy Alexander
  • Nova Jiang
  • Julia Kaganskiy
  • Yael Kanarek
  • Joanie Lemercier
  • Marta de Menezes
  • Carsten Nicolai
  • Ai Weiwei

BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • George Church
  • Eric Topol
  • David Weitz
  • Sunney Xie
  • Feng Zhang
  • Xiaowei Zhung

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

  • Holger Claussen
  • Robin Li
  • Steve Mollenkopf
  • Cory Ondrejka
  • Marleen Stikker
  • Valerie Wagoner

DESIGN

  • Tim Brown
  • Christian von Koenigsegg
  • Philippe Starck
  • Julian Walker
  • Nick Woodman
  • Andy Zimmerman

EDUCATION

  • Dennis Bartels
  • LeVar Burton
  • Daphne Koller
  • Christopher Pruijsen
  • Jimmy Wales

ENERGY

  • Hadi Ghasemi
  • Tod Hynes
  • Elon Musk
  • Marin Soljacic
  • Jayan Thomas
  • Takashi Yabe
  • Guangyuan Zheng, Seok Woo Lee, Zheng Liang, Hyun-Wook Lee, Kai Yan, Hongbin Yao, Haotian Wang, Weiyang Li, Steven Chu, and Yi Cui

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Thor Fridriksson
  • Jack Hattingh
  • Joe Letteri
  • Palmer Luckey
  • Markus Persson, Carl Manneh, and Jakob Porser
  • Yoshikazu Tanaka

ENVIRONMENT

  • Michael Biddle
  • Lisa Jackson
  • David Lobell
  • Jim Matheson
  • Bertrand Piccard
  • Callum Roberts

ETHICS

  • Nick Bostrum
  • Patricia Churchland
  • Sheldon Krimsky
  • Julian Savulescu
  • Wendell Wallach

FINANCE

  • Perry Chen
  • Jim Goetz
  • Paul Graham, Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris, and Trevor Blackwell
  • Dmitry Grishin
  • Khaled Ismaeil

HEALTH & MEDICINE

  • Robin Farmanfarmaian
  • David Frakes
  • Dean Kamen
  • Yukiyasu Kamitani
  • Anmol Madan and Karan Singh
  • Henry Markram
  • Jonathan Reeder
  • Barbara Sahakian

IT HARDWARE

  • Danielle Applestone, Saul Griffith & Mike Estee
  • Kwabena Boahen
  • Cynthia Brazeal
  • Rodney Brooks
  • Junhao Lin

IT SOFTWARE

  • Vitalik Buterin
  • Jack/Laura Dangermond
  • Christian Lanng
  • Kira Radinsky
  • Mark Zuckerberg

LAW

  • Paul Goldstein
  • Derek Khanna
  • Viktor Mayer-Schönberger
  • Barbara van Schewick
  • Jonathan Zittrain

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

  • Krista Canfield
  • Scott Goodstein
  • Caryn Marooney
  • Leonard Tan
  • Margit Wennmachers
  • Rachel Whetstone

MATERIALS

  • Harry Atwater
  • Steven Chu
  • Andre Geim
  • Sharon Glotzer
  • Zhong Lin Wang

MEDIA & JOURNALISM

  • Walter Isaacson
  • Kalle Lasn
  • Nate Silver
  • Shane Smith
  • Kara Swisher
  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson

POLICY

  • Stewart Brand
  • Lester Brown
  • Jane Goodall
  • Fred Krupp
  • Bill McKibben
  • Vandana Shiva

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Stephen Friend
  • Blair Glencorse
  • Scott Harrison
  • Isaac Mao
  • Benzi Ronen
  • Andrew Youn

SPACE

  • Robert Bigelow
  • John Grotzinger & James Erickson
  • Elon Musk
  • Bob Richards
  • William Whittaker

CORPORATE

BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • BGI
  • Celgene
  • Gen9
  • Moderna Therapeutics
  • QIAGEN

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

  • Hilton Worldwide
  • LinkedIn
  • Qualcomm Incorporated
  • Snapchat
  • Uber
  • Waze

ENERGY

  • ABENGOA BIOENERGY
  • BrightSource Energy
  • GE
  • Hanwha Q-Cells
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) National Ignition Facility (NIF)
  • NewCO2Fuels

ENVIRONMENT

  • Enertiv
  • Liquid Robotics
  • Skipping Rocks Lab
  • SolarCity
  • ZenRobotics

FINANCE

  • 500 Startups
  • Founders Fund
  • Greylock Partners
  • New Enterprise Associates
  • ZhenFund

HEALTH & MEDICINE

  • Grindhouse Wetware
  • Nyxoah
  • Pixium Vision
  • Proteus Digital Health
  • TransEnterix

IT HARDWARE

  • Aldebaran Robotics
  • DARPA
  • Google (Google Glass)
  • Made In Space
  • Prox Dynamics

IT SOFTWARE

  • ekin Technology
  • Leap Motion
  • Nginx
  • Red Hat
  • Symantec

MATERIALS

  • Ecovative
  • Graphene Frontiers
  • Parx Plastics
  • Sigma-Aldrich
  • 3M

SPACE

  • Bigelow Aerospace
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  • NASA – Advanced Exploration Systems Division
  • Orbital Sciences
  • Sierra Nevada Corporation
  • ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation)

– See more at: http://www.wtn.net/summit-2014/world-technology-award-finalists#sthash.2fA3tkaK.dpuf

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