EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

24/01/2017

Meet the 12 finalists of the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

The finalists of the Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Woman Innovators 2017 are announced!

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The shortlist contains twelve outstanding women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market. For the first time, this year's contest includes three finalists in a new category, the Rising Innovator, to recognise excellence in female entrepreneurs aged 30 years or under. All of the finalists have founded or co-founded a successful company based on their innovative ideas.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.