About the awards
The 6th Bi-annual International European Women’s Invention, Innovation & Enterprise Network will take place from 28 to 29 June in Bari, Italy.
The event will focus on relevant issues relating to intellectual property rights, growing enterprises, with a particular focus on exceptionally creative ideas, innovation and technologies.
About the awards
The International EU-WIIN awards aim to showcase the work of innovative women. They can be entrepreneurs, engineers, technologists, designers, etc.
We are looking for exceptionally creative, inventive, innovative, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, technologists, designers from all sectors and background right across Europe. Our winners may be very different, but they will have in common: tenacity, the determination to succeed, commitment, extraordinary potential, someone whose positive influence could spread, transcending borders, something that can contribute to the future and quality of life on earth.
They may also have created a new device or system or process capable of impacting millions of people for the better. They may be brilliant scientists, or the inspired designers of simple, cheap technologies.
They may have leadership qualities, attract loyalty and respect. They may inspire the support of colleagues and employees. They may build powerful teams, capable of dramatically leveraging the impact of their efforts. They are likely to be relentless in pursuing their goals. They hardly ever give up.
If you would like to nominate someone for the INTERNATIONAL EU-WIIN Awards, please follow the instructions below. Please complete in English and print in block capital letters.
ADDITIONAL NEW CATEGORIES ADDED
*UNDER 25 YOUNG INVENTORS & INNOVATORS: young people (female & male) solving problems in a variety of ingenious ways that provide opportunities and impact on the quality of life on many.
*SOCIAL INNOVATION: women led social innovations with strategies, concepts and ideas that have a social purpose, meet social needs and contribute to a better quality of life for many. A special emphasis on
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community development projects that focus on knowledge and learning opportunities, social housing, healthy living and environmental improvements to name a few.
*DIGITAL INNOVATION: relevance in the social mobile, analytics and cloud arena. Special focus would be on the use of digital concepts, products and services that interact with the business community as well as those having a social impact.
*OPEN INNOVATION: presenting opportunities towards a open way of innovating and have created great impact and success
THE VARIOUS SECTORS FOR AWARDS TO CONSIDER:
- Arts & Crafts
- Information Technology, Electronics or Communication (ICT)
- Mother & Child Items
- Personal Care & Beauty
- Recycled and Environmentally friendly products
- Science / Technology / Engineering
- Special Section for Posthumous Awards
- Textile & Fashion
For more information click "Further official information" below.