RIS Call – LEADERS
Extension of call to applicants for EIT RIS eligible countries.
Apply until 3rd of September
WHAT IS LEADERS – WOMEN INNOVATORS IN MANUFACTURING AT EIT RIS
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 7.500
- EUR 5.000
WHO CAN APPLY
EIT Manufacturing invites women innovators (i.e. professionals, students, 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
This application timeline refers to applicants from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, and Ukraine; or one of the EU Outermost Regions: French Guana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion Island and Saint Martin, Azores and Madeira and Canary Islands.
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
HOW CAN I APPLY
For the first evaluation round, please fill in and complete the online application form in English until the 3rd of September, 2021.