Innovators

Community innovators using emerging technology, AI and autonomous systems to build the future
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Examples

Rigetti Computing

Tech company works to design quantum-powered chips to advance industry processes

Surgical Theater

Virtual reality medical visualization platform helps neurosurgeons practice off of the operating table

MIT + Caltech

System detects gravitational waves in space, letting scientists plot the history of the universe and spot events

Cobas 4800

At-home test kit allows women to self-check for human papillomavirus

Jack Andraka

Groundbreaking test costs 3 cents and can help detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer in early stages

Breakthrough Initiatives

Organization hosts $1 million competition to design a message representing earth, life and humanity for another civilization