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News article24 August 2023European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency1 min read

Applications Are Open for European Prize for Women Innovators

The European Prize for Women Innovators is an initiative by the European Commission that aims to celebrate and recognize the achievements of women entrepreneurs who have made significant contributions to innovation and business growth in Europe.

For the 2023-2024 edition, the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the European Institute for Innovation & Technology (EIT) have collaborated to enhance and expand the European Prize for Women Innovators. This edition will feature a more extensive and comprehensive award program, with a total of 9 prizes set to be granted.

The Prize is divided into three categories:

  • The Women Innovators prize awarded to the most talented women innovators from across the EU and Associated Countries.
  • The Rising Innovators prize awarded to promising young innovators under the age of 35.
  • The EIT Women Leadership Award awarded to exceptional women leaders from the EIT Community.

Applications are open until 27 September 2023 at 17:00 CET.



Publication date
24 August 2023
European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency