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EIT AWARDS

The EIT Awards promote innovation and encourage entrepreneurs by putting the most innovative ventures, entrepreneurial graduates, innovation teams and women from the EIT Community in the spotlight. They create role models for change.

The EIT CHANGE Award recognises graduates of EIT education programmes who spur innovation and entrepreneurship, inspiring change for a sustainable future.

The EIT INNOVATORS Award recognises teams from our Innovation Communities that develop high-impact products and services for a sustainable future.

The EIT VENTURE Award recognises successful start-ups and scale-ups that have been supported by the EIT’s Innovation Communities through dedicated business creation and acceleration programmes.

The EIT WOMAN Award recognises the outstanding achievements of women entrepreneurs and leaders from our Innovation Communities.

Meet the EIT Awards nominees 2018 here →

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Simone Accornero (IT)

Award Category: 
EIT CHANGE Award Nominee

Simone Accornero (IT)

Award Category: 
EIT CHANGE Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT InnoEnergy

The company

FlexiDAO, based in Spain

The innovation

Harnessing the power of blockchain to revolutionize how energy generation and consumption data is exchanged, controlled and secured to enable Energy retailers to offer digitized, green smart energy services.

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Sofie Allert (SE)

Award Category: 
EIT Venture Award Nominee

Sofie Allert (SE)

Award Category: 
EIT Venture Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT InnoEnergy 

The company 

Swedish Algae Factory 

The innovation

Extracting the nanoporous silica shell material from an algae group called diatoms that blocks UV light and traps visible light as well as take up and release chemical substances efficiently. The material can enhance the efficiency of solar panels, be used as a UV filter and as an ingredient in skincare and cosmetics.

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Jordi de Vos (NL)

Award Category: 
EIT Venture Award Nominee

Jordi de Vos (NL)

Award Category: 
EIT Venture Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT RawMaterials

The company

Circularise

The innovation

An open-source distributed communications protocol that allows stakeholders to communicate about data in a secure way. Circularise allows every stakeholder to keep their competitive advantage while contributing to a circular economy.

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Nóra Félegyházi (HU)

Award Category: 
EIT CHANGE Award Nominee

Nóra Félegyházi (HU)

Award Category: 
EIT CHANGE Award Nominee

Nominated by 

EIT Health

The company

Sani Nudge

The innovation

Nóra researched the German market needs for hand-hygiene monitoring for the Danish company Sani nudge. She suggested to them to shift the focus to their 'nudging' feature, which reminds healthcare workers to disinfect their hands.

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Asger Hansen (DK)

Award Category: 
EIT CHANGE Award Nominee

Asger Hansen (DK)

Award Category: 
EIT CHANGE Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT Climate-KIC

The company

Havsans 

The innovation

Development of a low-cost hydrographic measurement unit (HMU). The HMU can be fitted with a range of sensors for measuring e.g. waves, flow, oxygen, etc. 

 

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Isabel Hoffman (CA)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Isabel Hoffman (CA)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT Food

The project

Improve trust on fish chain, based in the United Kingdom

The innovation

A portable NIR spectrometer coupled with a mobile app to test the authenticity of the label in white fish, test the use of extra water in frozen fish and deliver the nutritional value and shelf life.

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Isabel Hoffman (CA)

Award Category: 
EIT Woman Award Nominee

Isabel Hoffman (CA)

Award Category: 
EIT Woman Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT Food

The company 

Tellspec, based in the United Kingdom

The innovation

A portable NIR spectrometer coupled with a mobile app to test the authenticity of the label in white fish, test the use of extra water in frozen fish and deliver the nutritional value and shelf life.

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Tim Kaufmann (DE)

Award Category: 
EIT Venture Award Nominee

Tim Kaufmann (DE)

Award Category: 
EIT Venture Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT Health

The company 

Enmodes

The innovation

Developed RAS-Q a new therapeutic approach for patients suffering from severe lung diseases. RASQ makes lung support possible without the need for a blood pump which makes mobilization of lung support patients possible for the first time. 

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Yves Le Quesne (FR)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Yves Le Quesne (FR)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT RawMaterials 

The project

NewEco

The innovation

Researched the feasibility of importing nickel mattes from a closer country, and what changes are needed in the refining process to make this possible. 

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Estefania Tapias (CO)

Award Category: 
EIT Woman Award Nominee

Estefania Tapias (CO)

Award Category: 
EIT Woman Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT Climate-KIC

The company: 

WeSpace, based in Switzerland

The innovation

A co-working and community space for women. Estefania also has a research group that develops scientific methods for the study and development of future cities. 

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Ioannis Tarnanas (GR)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Ioannis Tarnanas (GR)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Nominated by 

EIT Health

The project

Alzheimer's Disease Prediction Service, based in Switzerland

The innovation

Alzheimer's Disease Prediction Service (ADPS) includes an iPad-based test that is able to tell if someone will develop Alzheimer's Disease within 6 years.

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Stéphane Zeng (FR)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Stéphane Zeng (FR)

Award Category: 
EIT Innovators Award Nominee

Nominated by

EIT Health

The project

POLLAR

The idea

An integrated software platform solution that combines emerging technologies to understand the effects of air pollution in allergic rhinitis.

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