The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) announces the 21 nominees for the EIT Awards 2017 and women entrepreneurs make up 38% of the nominees.
The awards ceremony will be held on 16 October during the EIT’s annual Innovation Forum, INNOVEIT, in Budapest. The 21 nominations represent Europe’s most promising entrepreneurs and innovators. Each nominee has been selected for driving European innovation through ground-breaking products, services and processes that address global challenges in the fields of climate, energy, digitalisation, health and raw materials.
The nominees come from the following countries: Germany (6), Netherlands (3), Sweden (3), Switzerland (2) and one each from Austria, Denmark, France, Hungary, Iran, Latvia and UK.