On 11 February 2020, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Commissioner Gabriel launched the 7th edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators. If you think you have what it takes to become the next EU Woman Innovator, don’t miss your chance and apply now.
This prize recognises women entrepreneurs who have developed and brought to market an outstanding innovation.
- 3 prizes of €100,000 each
- Rising Innovator (35 or younger): €50,000
The award also recognises a number of finalists specially acknowledged for their outstanding record as women entrepreneurs and innovators.
Who can apply?
The contest is open to women from across the EU and countries associated to Horizon 2020, who have
- founded or co-founded a successful company and
- brought innovation to market
- breakthrough innovation – the company founded or co-founded by the contestant provides a truly innovative product or service
- impact – the product or service addresses a specific societal need or challenge, with significant benefits to citizens and to the economy
- inspiration – the contestant has shown active leadership, she has played a pivotal role in the success of the company and inspired others
Applications are judged by a panel of independent experts from across Europe.