On May 20th, a group of selected Belgian entrepreneurs presented their work to an audience of decision-makers, startups and academics from the European innovation ecosystem.

Each year, the MIT Technology Review recognizes young innovators who combine technology, innovation and creativity to face the challenges of our society. But this ocassion was special because it was the first time MIT Innovators Under 35 awarded Belgian talent !

Yves Vanlngelgem (founder of Zensor) was named Innovator of the Year 2015 while Arne Pauwels (Wakati) took home the Social Innovation prize.

In addition, there were other five recognized Belgian innovators (check out the full story here)

Have a look at the highlights of the Award Ceremony:

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Curious about the French edition? Check out the talent across the border here

By Gabriela Fernández Scala