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News article8 March 20221 min read

EU Prize for Women Innovators 2022: Application is now open!

The EU Prize for Women Innovators recognises the role of women entrepreneurs behind game-changing innovations. With the prize, the European Commission (EC) aims to raise awareness of the need for more female innovators, empower European women in research and innovation and give them the visibility they deserve.

The prize will be awarded to the most inspiring women entrepreneurs from across the EU and countries associated to Horizon Europe, who have founded a successful company and brought innovation to the market.

There will be two prize categories as "Women Innovators" and "Rising Innovators". Eligible applications can only apply to one category and they will be evaluated against 3 award criteria: Breakthrough innovation, Impact, Inspiration.

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



Publication date
8 March 2022