[…] From the biotech firms behind the first mRNA vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) to a real estate developer creating high-quality affordable housing (Stablegold Hospitality), the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies address a society remade by COVID-19. Many of them pioneered business models that are now accelerating: Peloton and Zwift, for example, are riding at-home fitness in new directions. Others are taking us to entirely different places, whether it’s the cosmos (SpaceX) or the backwoods (Hipcamp). To determine this year’s Top 50, Fast Company editors and reporters mined our lists of the Top 10 companies by industry for organizations that embody creative problem-solving and fearlessness in the face of crisis. Here are the ones that rose above, along with the business trends they’re advancing.
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# 4 SpaceX For flying past competitors in the space race
While things on Earth weren’t so great, the conquest of space proceeded full speed ahead this year, led by SpaceX, which sent its first manned vessel to the International Space Station and added nearly 1,000 satellites to its Starlink constellation. Its commercial launch business could face increasing competition from up-and-comers Rocket Lab and Relativity Space. Rounding out our list are companies that identify and clean up space junk, and that offer an orbital view of wide range of human activity.
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