EU Prize for Women Innovators goes to BLITAB’s CEO

March 9, 2017

In this year’s contest featured a shortlist of twelve outstanding women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market. For the first time three finalists were selected in a new category, the Rising Innovator, to recognise excellence in female entrepreneurs aged 30 years or under. All of the finalists have founded or co-founded a successful company based on their innovative ideas.

The finalists took part in a discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship at the Unconvention 2017 in Brussels.

At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women’s Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and the European Parliament’s Vice-President, Mairead McGuinness, announced the winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators, the European Commission said.

Kristina Tsvetanova from Bulgaria, CEO and co-founder of BLITAB Technology, won the Rising Innovator category, recognising the best women entrepreneurs under 30 in Europe. At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women’s Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and the European Parliament’s Vice-President, Mairead McGuinness, announced the winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators, the European Commission said.