Call for Proposals - EU Prize for Women Innovators FP7-CDRP-Women-Innovators Closed!


The Prize for Women Innovators 2014 will aim to increase public awareness of this issue, to encourage women to exploit the commercial and business opportunities offered by their research projects and become entrepreneurs, it will therefore help to achieve the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy. The prizes will not reward research or innovation proposed for the future, but results that have been already obtained.

The European Commission intends to award up to three "Prize for Women Innovators 2014" following a contest.


Applications will be judged according to the following award criteria:

  1. Originality and marketability of the developed product or service provided by the company of the contestant.
  2. The economic relevance for Europe
  3. The social relevance for Europe
  4. High scientific content of the innovation

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,18 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 October 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Prize Fiche (Call Fiche) (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Work Programme 2013 - Support for the coherent development of research policies (Work programme)
  • Call - EU Prize for Women Innovators (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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