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July 10, 2015 - ,

German innovators under 35 rewarded

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Every year, for over 12 years, the Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review distinguish the 35 Most Talented innovators under 35 years in the world, whether inventors, entrepreneurs, visionaries of solidarity and pioneering project leaders. These awards included crowned of Google Sergey Brin, Zuckerberg, Facebook, or Max Levchin PayPal.

On this model, in cooperation with L’Atelier BNP Paribas, the MIT Technonology Review Organizes Innovators Under 35 Europe.

After France, Italy and Poland, the prices were Given in Germany last July 2 in Hanover. Among the 10 distinguished German innovators under 35 years, the prize of the Innovator of the Year was awarded to Volker Presser, for his battery of a new kind, having a much higher capacity to conventional batteries, thanks to sensors assimilating energy at a rate never seen before. “This represents a huge step forward in the provision of renewable energy,” stated Robert Thielick, editor in chief of Technology Review.

The prize of social innovator Was Given To Thomas Gottschalk, founder and CEO of Mobisol, qui manufactures solar energy facilities to supply Sub-Saharan African homes, combining solar panels with a new kind of electronic control devices allowing to switch them off remotely.

This event was also supported by Consorsbank, a digital subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group in Germany.