EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017 – Candidates and Award Ceremony

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the European Commission’s DG for Research and Innovation, together with the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality is pleased to invite you to the Award ceremony on 8 March 2017 at 18.30 at the European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli Building, 60 rue Wiertz, Brussels where the three winners of the EU Prize for Women Innovators and the Rising Innovator 2017 will be announced! Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, will participate.

You can register here, free of charge, until 10:00am on 1 March.


Meet the 12 finalists

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 finalists took part in a discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship at the Unconvention 2017 in Brussels.

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