Some Mexican nationals with their inventions include:
- Miguel de Icaza and Federico Mena: GNOME (GNU Network Model Environment) GUI for Unix/Linux Operating Systems.
- Armando M. Fernández: the mousepad.
- Guillermo Gonzales Camarena: Color television.
- Luis Miramontes: co-inventor of Contraceptive pill.
- Victor Celorio: Book On Demand, as well as a set of Distributed Printing technologies in which an e-book is distributed among many printing centers as required for immediate production and delivery.
- Jose Hernandez Rebollar: Acceleglove, a glove that can translate sign language into speech.
- Heberto Castillo: Tridilosa, a light and highly resistant material made from steel and concrete and widely used in civil engineering.
- Maria Gonzales: Invasive amebiasis diagnostic methods.
- Felipe Vadillo: Method of predicting premature fetal membrane rupture in pregnant women.
- Juan Lozano: The rocket belt.
- Emilio Sacristan: air-pressure powered driver for pneumatic ventricular assist device (VAD).
Some older, low-tech inventions include:
- The '$' sign, used by many currencies around the world.
- Mexico introduced chocolate to the world (Aztec: xocolatl), (Maya: chocolha).
- Also corn, beans, tomatoes and many species of squash were domesticated in Mexico.