The European Commission has launched the fifth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to award women entrepreneurs who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. Apply by 15 November 2017 and follow us on #WIPrizeEU.

Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, said: “The EU Prize for Women Innovators gives public recognition to outstanding women entrepreneurs and inspires other women to follow in their footsteps”

Four cash prizes will be awarded to the most innovative women entrepreneurs: First Prize: €100 000, Second Prize: €50 000, Third Prize: €30 000, Rising Innovator: €20 000

The contest is open to women across the EU (or country associated to Horizon 2020 ) who have:

  • Founded a successful company and brought innovation to market
  • Benefitted from R&I funding from the public or private sector

More information is available on the dedicated website.