We crown the year’s must-have tech

Date:20 November 2017

For 13 years we’ve recognised the greatest people and ideas in science, technology and engineering. This year, we focused on people whose careers are just beginning. These 12 young people have already changed entire industries – and lives. They’re creating battle gear that treats wounds, hyperefficient digitised electricity and these things: lightweight inexpensive robots that assemble like origami. The best part about these award winners? They’re a long way from being done.