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EU Prize for Women Innovators


EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

Thank you for submitting your applications for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017!

We will be announcing the finalists in February 2017 and award the winners in March 2017.For the first time, this edition will reward a new additional prize for young female entrepreneurs, the Rising Innovators award, along with the prizes for outstanding achievement of three women entrepreneurs who have brought an innovation to market.

Commissioner Moedas on the 2017 Prize

Commissioner Moedas discusses the 2017 edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators, a prize rewarding the outstanding achievements of women entrepreneurs and innovators.

2016 Winners

The 2016 winners, from Portugal, Finland and Ireland, have all received EU research and innovation funding at some point in their careers, and recently founded or co-founded a successful company based on their innovative ideas.

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2016 Finalists

Short interviews with the the 2016 finalists

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2016 Winners

Winners of previous contests


Related links

Statistical Data on Women Entrepreneurs in Europe

Gender Equality in Horizon 2020

EU Policy for gender equality

Horizon Magazine - Women in science

Science: it's a girl thing! campaign