The nomination period for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2019 has started.

In its 6th edition, the prize aims to reward the outstanding work of female entrepreneurs who have brought their ideas to market, and to inspire the next generation of innovators.

Three prizes of 100,000 EUR each will be awarded in the main category, "Women Innovators". A special prize of 50,000 EUR will also be given to an exceptional entrepreneur at the beginning of her career, as the "Rising Innovator".

The contest is open to applications until 16 January 2019 from across the EU and countries associated to Horizon 2020.

The four winners will be selected by an independent jury panel, and will be announced in the spring of 2019.

For more information about the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2019, please click here.