The world is facing
unparalleled challenges. How will we deal with issues such as the increasing
demand for energy, ageing populations and the socioeconomic challenges and
opportunities brought about by advances in information technology? The key to
addressing many of these challenges is and will increasingly become innovation.
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers represent the cutting-edge of
technological progress within the sectors of clean/renewable energy, biotechnology/health
and information technology. The companies have succeeded in combining a truly
innovative problem-solving spirit with sound business acumen to create
transformational technologies that hold the promise to change society at large.
It is our pleasure to congratulate the Technology Pioneers 2007 on their truly
remarkable achievements and welcome them to the community of the World Economic