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Jack Andraka speaks after receiving Smithsonian Magazine’s first annual American Ingenuity Award for youth achievement.  photograph: brendan hoffman/getty images

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Dr Nora Khaldi, founder of Nuritas Ltd: “When I started working in food it quickly became clear that this was where the opportunity lay.”
New innovator: Nuritas

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