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PAST WINNERS IN THE CATEGORY Cities & Mobility

2020 - Cities & Mobility - Category Winner

Made of Air

Made of Air proposes that the materials used to urbanise be disconnected from fossil fuels, and should respond to the IPCC'S call for Negative Emissions Technologies- strategies that remove more CO2 from the air than are emitted. Made of Air is a carbon negative thermoplastic that can replace traditional materials in the built environment, activating our impending urbanisation against climate change.

Cities & Mobility

A society where everyone can live and move freely, safely and pollution-free. Including sustainable disruptive innovations related to:

  • Affordable and sustainable housing
  • Transportation and infrastructure
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Advanced materials for construction and transportation

MEET THE EXPERTS:

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Ahmed Bader Managing Director

Ahmed Bader received the B.S. degree from the University of Jordan in 2003, the M.S. degree from The Ohio State University in 2006, and the Ph.D. degree from Telecom ParisTech, France, in 2013, all in Electrical Engineering. He holds multiple U.S and EU patents. He is a co-founder of Insyab...
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Aaron Goldzimer

Åke Sivertun Associate Professor, MVI/MTA Swedish National Defence

His research areas are Geographical Information Systems, Data bases for spatial information, Data capture and sensors, Sensor data fusion data and data fusion. He is a Doctor in Philosophy / Human Geography (PhD) defence Department of Geography Umeå Universitet. A Licentiate in Philosophy /...
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Alireza Yaghoubi CTO

At the age of 21, Alireza Yaghoubi started his career as a materials scientist, developing applications for nanomaterials in green energy, high-performance ceramics and biomedical implants .  His scientific works have appeared on the front cover of leading journals such as those of Royal...
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Álvaro Urech Innovation Director

His professional career has taken him through different management positions in high technology fields like space, aeronautics, transport engineering and innovation. In these positions, his scientific background has helped him to follow organised procedures but always allowing for the necessary...
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Arndt Pechstein Managing Partner @ phi360 | Chairman @ Biomimicry Germany

Arndt Pechstein advises companies and organizations in adaptive leadership, resilient and learning networks, disruptive innovation, and a new digital mindset. Arndt is managing director of the innovation firm & academy phi360.eu and chairman of the Biomimicry Academy. He designs co-creative...
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Aaron Goldzimer

Ashwani Vasishth Associate Professor, Director, Sustainability Programs

His expertise is in ecological planning and regional sustainability, with a particular focus on an ecosystem approach to urban ecology. He also teaches in the areas of international development, appropriate technology, energy policy and sustainability studies....
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Bernhard Bukovc Chairman, Postal Innovation Platform

He previously worked for the Austrian Post and served as the Director of Inter-company Pricing and Regulation at the International Post Corporation in Brussels for over five years. Bernhard is also an entrepreneur, who founded and manages Vinaficio, an e-marketplace for wine. Vinaficio connects...
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Caroline Pidcock Founder and CEO, PIDCOCK

Caroline was born in Grafton (northern NSW) and raised in Sydney, and has been shaped by their mighty water systems. She is passionate about architecture, biophilia and regenerative design, and how she can co-create an abundant living future. Her authentic interest and experience in these...
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Chantal Line Carpentier Chief UNCTAD New York Office

At UNCTAD – the focal point in the United Nations for the integrated treatment of trade and development and interrelated issues in the areas of finance, technology, investment and sustainable development - she leads her team to bridge the research and technical cooperation conducted by...
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Christopher Hood Director

Chris Hood is one of the most experienced workplace strategists on the planet. Having followed its inception from the 1970's he has participated as an implementer (for 30 years), a consultant, an observer, a writer and thought-leader on all matters as to "how and where we go to work". These days he...
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