Tostan, Economics for the Anthropocene, DeathLAB: Perpetual Constellation, Beat the Microbead, Green Apes, APOPO, Capsula Mundi, Das Geld hängt an den Bäumen, Precious Plastic, Mobile Diagnostic Kit for Pulmonary Diseases
Taking Root, TransactiveGrid, SolarTurtle, Mobisol, Agrarian Trust, Olakusibe Famuyibo / Innov8 Coffee ltd, Cultivando Futuro, Banqer, UCAPTURE
The Silent Revolution, Micro Wind Turbine, Hydrogen Capturing Material, Ductor, Gallium nitride power conversion by GaN, Stanford Aluminum Battery, Ocean University of China in Qingdao, Acoustically Driven Magnetized Target Fusion, SunCell, Plant-E
Seawater Greenhouse, Glatt Stove, KTK-BELT, Illinois River Project, De-coating by No-Coats, HomeBiogas, O’right, CarbonCure concrete production, Carbon Capture Membrane-Nano sponge, Project subCULTron
Tal-Ya, Flying SpArk, FarmBot, Jellyfish Barge, Evaptainers, Phresh, Hargol FoodTech (formerly Steak TzarTzar), Neem-oil based biopesticide by Terramera, The Sexy Plant, Kulisha
Promundo (co-coordinates MenCare campaign), invi, SWEEP, Frontier Markets, ASHRAY, Sustainable Health Enterprises, 1 Million Women
Jack Andraka, Bibak, Rapid, Low-Cost Detection of Zika and beyond, The Mosquito Killer Billboard, In2Care BV, Point-of-Care Zika Detection Device, Lucky Iron Fish,
Hablando con Julis, The Autism Glass Project, University Of Buffalo
IBM’s Breakthrough in Fighting Viral Diseases, StretchSense, Recycling technology by Pyrowave,
Nanoflotation Technology for Fluid (Water Treatment) – David Bromley Engineering Ltd., Airlite, Wang Group Flexible, Warka Water “Every drop counts”, Light-up stretchy skin, MIT Thin Film Solar Cells, Ingestible origami robot
Pouncer, ElectRoad, Traveler app, BioSealcoat, WayCare, Cloud-based Traffic Network Management – Data insights for more efficient traffic routing, Commuters ridesharing Netlift, GreenQ, Ogo Technology
Smart Floating Farms, SmartLight, Jet Capsule, RegenVillages, eLichens, Living Architecture Systems Group, Green Junkie, V2T Technology, Mountain Forest Hotel, The Great Urban Challenge
While our global environment and economic security are inextricably intertwined, increasing levels of greenhouse gases, environmental degradation, and natural resource depletion are precluding long-term social and economic security.
Katerva was founded by in 2010 with the goal of identifying and helping to accelerate the efforts of disruptive innovators and entrepreneurs intent on improving the state of the world.
The Katerva network brings together CEOs, heads of state, ministers and policymakers, experts and academics, international organizations, youth, technology innovators and representatives of civil society in an impartial space with the aim of driving positive change.
Our Awards:Central to our mission is our awards program in which we identify winners in ten distinct categories, including water, energy, transportation, environment, and human development, as well as a grand prize winner selected from among our 10 category winners. With a rigorous review process involving 500+ professionals coupled with a powerful set of data
science filters, Katerva is considered by many to be the most comprehensive awards program in the world.
Director of Awards Program