Women Innovators in the Foundation Industries (WINFI)

On International Women in Engineering Day 2022, the Innovate UK Business Connect Materials Team and the Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge launched the Women Innovators in Foundation Industries (WINFI) programme.

On International Women in Engineering Day 2022, the Innovate UK Business Connect Materials Team and the Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge launched Women Innovators in Foundation Industries (WINFI). This launch at Church House in Westminster brought together women innovators from across the six foundation industry sectors (cement, paper, chemicals, glass, metals and ceramics), alongside organisation leads and partners from TFI funded projects.

WINFI is a community of professionals and organisations who advocate and champion for the women in innovation in the Foundation Industries. The WINFI vision is to increase the number of women innovators in the Foundation Industries to help us to deliver industry’s 2050 vision.

This means:

  • Raising the profile of women innovators as thought leaders in Foundation Industries
  • Supporting businesses to define and implement gender diversity strategy
  • Enabling the “inner innovator” of professional women in Foundation Industries
  • Creating networking opportunities for women, allies and other stakeholders to foster innovation collaborations and partnerships

For networking, innovation and collaboration opportunities, please sign up here (newsletter sign-up is at the bottom of the homepage – make sure you select ‘Foundation Industries’ as a sector preference upon receiving your confirmation e-mail) and stay in the know for all things TFI and WINFI.

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