The Tech Museum Awards honored Laureates from around the globe for their technological innovations benefiting humanity.
The five award recipients were:
Fundacion Terram of the Intel Environment Award category for its technology that deploys seaweed to absorb the wastes of salmon farming while providing feed for aquaculture.
blueEnergy of the Accenture Economic Development Award category for its technology that brings renewable electrification and jobs to remote places.
TakingITGlobal of the Microsoft Education Award category for its technology that provides young people worldwide with an online platform for social change.
The Diagnostics Development Unit, University of Cambridge and Diagnostics for the Real World of The Swanson Foundation Health Award category for inventing technology to test for infectious diseases quickly and accurately.
Devendra Raj Mehta of the SanDisk Equality Award category for engineering ingenious, low-cost technology to provide prosthetic limbs for amputees.
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