The Alison Rose Review Progress Report 2023 highlights that “amid challenging economic headwinds, female entrepreneurs need redoubled support” going forward. It is essential for us to continue to offer our support and reaffirm the strength of our commitment to the country’s pioneering women innovators whose businesses are solving today’s environmental, societal, and economic challenges.
In 2022, we received a record number of applications and selected 50 remarkable applicants for our Women in Innovation Awards, each receiving a £50K cash injection and a bespoke package of business support, coaching, mentoring and training. These ambitious and pioneering winners, located in all nations and regions of the UK, are working on innovations across many different sectors.
Women in Innovation Award Winners 2021/22
Find out more about our Award Winners 2021/22, 38 amazing Women In Innovation going beyond borders. These ambitious and pioneering winners, located in all regions of the UK, are working on a wide range of innovations across many different sectors.
Previous winners of the Women in Innovation Awards have had a huge impact on developing innovative businesses while creating a new community of women entrepreneurs, proving that anything is possible. The stories of our remarkable award winners will inspire the next generation of women changemakers.
Read about all our previous Women in Innovation winners in our award brochures:
Innovate UK has also created a booklet to celebrate women in innovation, showcasing the journeys of 30 women entrepreneurs and their experiences with the programme. Click here to learn more about the remarkable success of the Women in Innovation programme.
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Women in Innovation newsletter
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Women In Innovation 2020/21 Success Stories
Read the success stories of 19 of our 2020/21 Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation awardees to learn about how their ground-breaking ideas are helping manage the world’s greatest challenges. Find out how the Women in Innovation programme helped these pioneering women take their businesses to the next level and inspire the next generation.
Meet Women Innovators in the Foundation Industries (WINFI)
On Friday 21st October, the Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge held its first webinar as part of its initiative to raise the profile of Women Innovators in the Foundation Industries (WINFI). Read our panel’s insights and watch the recording.
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