CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A solution to help African farmers prevent grain contamination. An alternative to invasive biopsies to better detect liver diseases. A communication tool to help authorities communicate with citizens when internet and cell service is down in times of natural disasters. Three technological innovations, with the goal of helping people live healthier, more prosperous lives — and be safe from harm.
The three young tech innovators behind these solutions won recognition in the MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35 program and attended last week’s MIT EmTech event. Here are their stories.