1.Dr. Bruce Levy invented a medical garment called COVR (pronounced “COVER”) that provides patients privacy and dignity while allowing medical professionals the necessary access to perform surgery.
2.Peter Fiekowsky is a physicist and entrepreneur implementing an initiative that converts CO2 into limestone, which is then used to make concrete.
3.Kaan Gunay installs sensors on ride-share vehicles to better address pressing urban issues, like pollution levels, pavement condition, and street lighting.
4.Charlie Silver is gaining insight into DNA at the single-cell level to help cure disease
5.Jude Regev is building a way of payment that keeps the purchasing power in the hands of consumers
6.Lee Jones is working so that in the future we might be able to take microbes from a healthy person and using them to cure sick people
7.Peter Mehring believes we can significantly reduce food waste by modernizing our delivery system
8.Deborah C. Beidel, Ph.D., ABPP is using VR to treat PTSD
9.Eve Ackerley and Carolyn Horner are personalizing shoe purchases. They not only curate and help parents find the perfect shoe for their child’s development, but leverage data to predict a child’s footwear needs each season.
10.Dave Saltmarsh is reengineering the classroom from a teacher-centered to a student-centered environment, where students work collaboratively on real problems, while the teacher becomes a coach, mentor, and guide.
11.Tyrone F. Pike’s service generates extensive, searchable metadata for a file, including location (GPS), optical character recognition (OCR) and machine learning (ML) generated tags for photographic images, making it easy to find your files.
12.Robb J. Osinski’s company is revolutionizing the tattoo industry by developing the first tattoo ink that can quickly and easily turn invisible.
13.Justin Wang created a self-cleaning water bottle to reduce single-use plastic
14.Dr. Jonathan Rothbard is spearheading the second generation of FDA approved medical cannabis
15.Gato Scatena advises a firm that creates AR ads that are able to address and interact with people like in Blade Runner 2049
16.Garret Flower’s app connects motorists with the most convenient parking space
17.Dennis Grishin significantly increases personal genome sequencing and the sharing of genomic data
18.Dr. André Choulika believes with gene editing, people will be able to erase unhealthy DNA and mutations in their DNA
19.Jon Soong uses 3D printing and design software to engage and teach students STEM.
20.Vivian Chen helps women own their careers with project-based, remote, and flexible job opportunities
21.Danielle Holly’s company matches a company’s volunteers with non-profit organizations to assist them within each volunteer’s area of expertise. The result is extended, focused assistance for the non-profit that “has legs” or a long-term impact, making a genuine difference in that organization’s operation — and its future.
22.Joe Falit is making it so that you can pay with just your fingerprint
23.Kate Torgersen is CEO of the first breast milk shipping company so that you can ship your breastmilk back to your baby when you are traveling
24.Zhouming Tang training program can replicate the tactile sensation of surgery to help train doctors
25.Dr. Eric Daimler believes AI can help us stop terrorism and human trafficking
26.Denise Stern is Let(ing) Mommy Sleep by instituting postpartum visits to families with newborns
27.Sascha Mayer will have lactation suites for nursing moms on the go
28.Dr. Paul MacKoul pioneered a new way to perform laparoscopic surgery
29.Arne Peder Blix's platform give users complete control over which data is shared
30.Catherine Chan is solving mental health through exercise, fitness, and movement
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