Meet Our Heroes
While fictional superheroes tend to get their powers from radioactive animals or experiments gone wrong, our cars, boats, traffic sensors, and many other objects still rely on traditional battery power. German chemical engineer Manfred Stefener wants to change that. He was part of the team that invented the first fuel cell for portable use – the direct methanol fuel cell. These fuel cells deliver efficient, reliable, and clean electricity, and could render traditional battery power supplies obsolete.
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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