Semi-finalist projects in Latin America (except Brazil)

Technological development at the heart of innovation

The eight Latin American semi-finalists have now had the chance to present their projects in a closely fought semi-final which was held on 6 June in Mexico City. The judging panel, comprised of 6 valued and experienced professionals in the implementation of transformational projects chose three projects as the finalists for the region. We introduce you to the members of the judging panel.

Burn to give (Chile)

Burn to give (Chile) Burn to give (Chile)

Category: Health improvement and digital technology (e-Health)

A platform which converts the calories a person burns while doing exercise into calories in solidarity, aimed at feeding a malnourished child.

Ecglove (Mexico)

Ecglove (Mexico) Ecglove (Mexico)

Category: Health improvement and digital technology (e-Health)

A glove which enables a medical professional to quickly assess the condition of a person's heart and considerably reduces critical response time.

Kitsmile (Colombia)

Kitsmile (Colombia) Kitsmile (Colombia)

Category: Health improvement and digital technology (e-Health)

A kit aimed at rehabilitating children with cerebral palsy through a modular chair and personalized advice on nutrition, rest and physical activity for the child and their families.

Mecubro.com (Argentina)

Mecubro.com (Argentina) Mecubro.com (Argentina)

Category: Insurance innovation

A platform which offers the user the option of taking out instant, temporary and customized online insurance.

MIBKCLUB (Colombia)

MIBKCLUB (Colombia) MIBKCLUB (Colombia)

Category: Insurance innovation

A solution which seeks to encourage families to redirect their budget to start saving and to take out insurance policies.

Caminito de la escuela (Mexico)

Caminito de la escuela (Mexico) Caminito de la escuela (Mexico)

Category: Sustainable mobility and road safety

A web platform that provides georeferencing information on the danger levels of school environments thanks to citizen engagement.

Shutoff App (Guatemala)

Shutoff App (Guatemala) Shutoff App (Guatemala)

Category: Sustainable mobility and road safety

A mobile app that helps manage use of the device, ensuring that it is being used adequately and appropriately in order to eliminate distractions and to help the driver concentrate on their driving.

Wheels Social (Colombia)

Wheels Social (Colombia) Wheels Social (Colombia)

Category: Sustainable mobility and road safety

Digital platform to promote vehicle sharing, taxi services and bicycle plans and which interacts with people nearby who the user deems trustworthy.