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EIT Manufacturing invites women innovators (i.e. professionals, researchers or entrepreneurs) from EIT RIS eligible countries who have played a leading role in developing innovative manufacturing-related solutions to apply to the LEADERS – Women Innovators in Manufacturing at EIT RIS competition within the EIT Manufacturing's RIS programme.


Eligibility criteria – who can apply
Eligible applicants must be women who have played a leading role in developing innovative solutions/initiatives addressing manufacturing-related challenges with a strong financial, environmental, or societal impact. It is possible to propose a team-invention. However, it will be necessary to prove a leading role within the team who invented the innovative solution/ initiative.


The call is open for women being citizens of one of the following EIT RIS eligible countries:

· EU Member States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain.

· Third countries: Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

· Outermost Regions: Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Réunion, Martinique, Mayotte and Saint-Martin (France), the Azores and Madeira (Portugal), and the Canary Islands (Spain).

The applicant must be able to prove her citizenship of one of the aforementioned EIT RIS eligible countries or EU Outermost Regions.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.