(04 April 2019) – Thirteen successful women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market are in the shortlist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2019, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.
The finalists have founded or co-founded successful companies based on their breakthrough ideas.
Nine of them are competing for three prizes in the main category, and four for the Rising Innovator title that recognises excellent female entrepreneurs under the age of 35.
Three cash prizes of €100.000 each will be awarded in the main Women Innovators category and one prize of €50.000 will be awarded to the winner of the Rising Innovator Award.
The winners will be announced on 16 May 2019 at the VivaTech Festival in Paris.