Meet Our Heroes
While actors may portray characters that have lost a limb, Scottish inventor David Gow invented something that helps real amputees and disabled people who have lost a hand. The i-limb prosthetic hand. It’s the first ‘fully articulated’ prosthetic that lets users move individual fingers and perform complicated grips.
His research ensures that future production lines will never look the same again.
German chemical engineer Manfred Stefener was part of the team that invented the first fuel cell for portable use – the direct methanol fuel cell.
The people who change the world don't chase the spotlight. They're busy creating the things that make the world better. They are our heroes of innovations.
Real-life Hero of Innovation, Thorsten Holz, is making it harder for cyber criminals to steal our data.
Scottish inventor David Gow invented something that helps real amputees and disabled people who have lost a hand.
Anke Domaske has a clothing line called Qmilk that soon could be a latest innovative fashion style.
Birger Kollmeier, a hearing researcher at the University of Oldenburg, applied his innovation to help people with hearing deficiencies follow that conversation.
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