The winners are:
1st Prize: Michela Magas, founder of Stromatolite, Design Innovation Labs in Sweden and UK, building a new generation of incubation and creative technology toolkits for innovation.
2nd Prize: Petra Wadström, founder of Solvatten, which produces a portable water purifier and water heater that are powered by solar energy.
3rd Prize: Claudia Gärtner from Germany, founder of microfluidic ChipShop, which provides “lab-on-a-chip” systems as miniaturized solutions for better diagnostics.
Furthermore, Kristina Tsvetanova won the Rising Innovator 2017 Prize. She is CEO of BLITAB Technology, has produced the first tablet for blind users, called BLITAB.
Read more: ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/index_en.cfm?section=women-innovators