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EU Prize for Women Innovators

2014 Contest

Photo of the Winners at the 2014 Ceremony
Award ceremony in 2014. From left to right: Máire Geoghegan-Quinn (European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science), Mark Rutte (Prime Minister of the Netherlands), Laura van 't Veer, Saskia Biskup, Ana Maiques, José Manuel Durão Barroso (President of the European Commission)

 

1st prize winner: Saskia Biskup (Germany)

Photo of the Winner Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of CeGaT GmbH, a leading biotech company for diagnostic gene panels, a major step forward in diagnosing patients with rare diseases.
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2nd prize winner: Laura van 't Veer (The Netherlands)

Photo of the Winner Co-founder and Chief Research Officer at Agendia NV, a leading personalized health company creating diagnostic tests that foretells the risk of recurrence for breast cancer patients.
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3rd prize winner: Ana Maiques (Spain)

Photo of the Winner Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Starlab, a leading research and innovation company focused on the space and neuroscience industries based in Barcelona.
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Video of the award ceremony at the Innovation Convention 2014