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The 2018 EIT Awards nominees have been announced

The 41 nominees repreents the most promising entrepreneurs and innovators in Europe

  • July 31, 2018 09:45
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) announces the 41 nominees for the EIT Awards 2018. The EIT Awards 2018 ceremony will be held in Budapest on 4 October during the EITs annual Innovation Forum, INNOVEIT. The 41 nominees represent the most promising entrepreneurs and innovators in Europe. Each nominee has been selected for driving European innovation through ground-breaking products, projects and services that tackle global challenges in the fields of climate, energy,digitalisation, food health and raw materials.

Across Europe, excellence is accelerating, with women entrepreneurs making up more than 40% of the nominees. This year is the first year for the EIT Woman Award which is a recognition of the excellence and ability of Europes women entrepreneurs and leaders, and a spotlight to encourage the positive trend of more women in innovation. The other three categories are EIT Change, EIT Innovators and EIT Venture.

Source: Scitech Europa

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