The contest is on: EU Prize for Women Innovators

Apply now to get a chance of winning one of the three prizes!

This prize aims to raise public awareness on the need for more innovation and more women innovators. The European Commission will reward three women who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market.

First prize is € 100 000, second prize € 50 000, and third prize € 30 000. Apply now – the deadline is already on 20 October 2015 at 12.00 CET.

The EU Prize for Women Innovators is open to all women who

  1. reside in an EU Member State or a country associated to Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme; 

  2. have founded or co-founded an active company, which was registered before 1 January 2013 and whose annual turnover was at least €100 000 in 2013 or 2014; 

  3. have at some point of their careers benefitted from the EU's research framework programmes, the EURATOM Framework Programme, the CIP programme, or actions relating to research and innovation under the European Structural and Investment Funds.

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