2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators

Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness announced the four winners of the EU Prize for Women in a ceremony that took place recently in Brussels. The awardees were Ms Michela Magas, founder of Stromatolite, a UK Design Innovation Lab with a studio in Sweden; Ms Petra Wadström, founder of Solvatten, which produces a portable water purifier and water heater that are powered by solar energy; and Ms Claudia Gärtner, founder of microfluidic ChipShop, which provides “lab-on-a-chip” systems as miniaturised solutions for better diagnostics. The aim of the EU Prize for Women Innovators is to raise public awareness of the need for more innovation and more women entrepreneurs, to recognise the success of women in innovation and create strong role models.
Source: http://europa.eu/

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