The EIT has nominated 8 members from the EIT InnoEnergy community for the annual EIT Award, held during the EIT’s annual Innovation Forum, INNOVEIT.
Together with nominees from other Innovation Communities, our nominees will compete in four award categories: EIT Change, EIT Innovators and EIT Venture and, for the very first time, the EIT Woman Award. The EIT Woman Award recognizes the excellence and ability of Europe’s women entrepreneurs and leaders while a spotlight to encourage the positive trend of more women in innovation.
The EIT InnoEnergy nominees are:
- EIT Change: Simone Accornero from Flexidao and Sandro Iacovella from ThermoVault
- EIT Innovators: Egert Valmra from Skeleton Technologies and Robert Strods from HYGEN
- EIT Ventures: Sofie Allert from Swedish Algae Factory and Jasper Verreydt from Turbulent Hydro
- EIT Woman: Marisa Hernandez from Ingelia and Sandra Rey from Glowee.
All nominees will now go through a final selection for their category. The winners will be announced during the Awards ceremony on 4 October.