The computer scientist who created a tablet to detect heart disease
The Cardio Pad is a device devised by 2014 Rolex Awards Laureate Arthur Zang that allows health workers to perform heart examinations in a country with a severe shortage of cardiologists.
The engineer helping Himalayan farmers by creating artificial glaciers
Sonam Wangchuk has devised a system to irrigate crop fields in the Ladakh region (India) during the dry season by harnessing snowmelt water. This is one of the initiatives recognised by the 2016 Rolex Awards for Initiative.
Perpetual Planet initiative - CN Traveller
“Preservar el planeta” is a common challenge of El País Semanal and Rolex in which we work together to give voice to environmental and technological projects.