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.
Three prizes of €100,000 each are awarded in the main category. A fourth prize of €50,000 is awarded to a promising ‘Rising Innovator’ aged 30 or younger.
Who can apply?
- a woman;
- established in an EU Member State (including overseas countries and territories) or a country associated to Horizon Europe;
- founder or co-founder of an active innovative company registered at least two years before the submission deadline.
The European Capital of Innovation Awards – Applications deadline 15 July
Workshop for applicants, 8 June (registration until 4 June)
The European Capital of Innovation Awards is an annual recognition prize awarded to the European cities that best promote innovation in their communities.
In 2021, the European Capital of Innovation Awards will feature two categories:
- The European Capital of Innovation category addresses cities with a population of minimum 250 000 inhabitants and rewards the winner with EUR 1 000 000 and two runners-up with EUR 100 000 each one.
- The European Rising Innovative City category targets towns and cities with a population of 50 000 and up to 249 999 inhabitants and rewards the winner with EUR 500 000 and two runners-up with EUR 50 000 each one.
Workshop program and registration https://eic.ec.europa.eu/events/european-capital-innovation-awards-2021-discover-how-your-city-can-apply-and-win-one-6_en