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  23 August 2021

Call for LEADERS - Women Innovators in Manufacturing at EIT RIS competition

What is LEADERS?

LEADERS is a competition aiming to reach out to support the best women innovators (i.e., professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs) playing a leading role in developing solutions / initiatives addressing manufacturing-related challenges with strong financial, environmental, or societal impact.

In the first round of submissions, 30 applicants will be pre-selected and receive online pitch training. In the second round of submissions, six top-ranked applicants will be invited to a Grand final award ceremony where three winners will receive publicity and prizes in the amount of

EUR 10 000
EUR 7500
EUR 5000


EIT Manufacturing invites female innovators (i.e. professionals, researchers or entrepreneurs) from EIT RIS eligible countries who have played a leading role in developing innovative manufacturing-related solutions with strong financial, environmental, or societal impact to apply.



Call opens: 4th of August, 2021

Call closes: 3rd of September, 2021 23:00 CET

1st round of evaluation: September 2021

Online pitch training: September-October 2021

Submission video pitch: October 15, 2021

2nd round of evaluation: October 2021

Grand final awarding ceremony: November 2021

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