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EU Prize for Women Innovators 2022

The EU Prize for Women Innovators celebrates the women entrepreneurs behind game-changing innovations. In doing so, the EU seeks to raise awareness of the need for more women innovators, and create role models for women and girls everywhere. The prize is awarded to the most talented women entrepreneurs from across the EU and countries associated to Horizon Europe, who have founded a successful company and brought innovation to the market. The prize is managed by the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency, and the winners are chosen by an independent expert jury.

There are two prize categories:

  • Women Innovators category: three prizes of EUR 100 000 each awarded to the most talented women innovators from across the EU and Associated Countries
  • Rising Innovators category:  three prizes of EUR 50 000 each awarded to the most promising young innovators aged 35 or under

Deadline for applications is 18 August 2022 at 17.00 (CET).

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