The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) presents the 19 nominees competing in the EIT Awards 2019. Top innovators from the EIT Community are making their mark across Europe, delivering innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing our society. The EIT Awards ceremony will be held in Budapest on 15 October 2019 during the EIT’s annual Innovation Forum, INNOVEIT 2019.
The 2019 EIT Awards nominees have been selected from the most successful graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators supported by the EIT Community as part of its drive to tackle global challenges. The 19 nominees compete in four categories: EIT CHANGE, EIT Innovators, EIT Venture, and EIT Woman. The 19 nominees will now go through to a final selection for the four awards. The finalists in each category will pitch their innovation on 15 October 2019 after which the winners of the five categories will be announced. Have your say by voting for the top innovation to win the EIT Public Award, online voting is now open!
EIT RawMaterials Nominees for the EIT Awards 2019
EIT Innovators Award Nominee: Christian Binder, Director Process Development at Outotec GmbH & Co KG, MONICALC innovation project
MONICALC project has developed innovative solutions for monitoring and control of product quality and flexible energy delivery in calcination. Sustainable calcination technology improves process efficiency and decreases the overall carbon footprint of the operation.
The EIT Innovators Award recognises teams from the EIT Innovation Communities that develop high-impact products and services for a sustainable future.
EIT Woman Award Nominee: Ekaterina Shilova, CEO at AJELIS
AJELIS SAS offers a new generation of fibre sorbents for the extraction of metals or some radioactive and organic micropollutants elimination from liquid waste. Today, AJELIS innovative solutions are applied for sustainable hydrometallurgical operations of toxic waste treatment and metal recycling.
The EIT Woman Award recognises the outstanding achievements of women entrepreneurs and leaders from our Innovation Communities.
EIT Venture Award Nominee: Tommi Tikkanen, Robotics Engineer & Team Leader at GIM
GIM Oy is the leading mobile robotics company that provides full-stack automation software for different machines and vehicles. Their autonomous, safe and zero-emission mobile machinery liberates people to more challenging tasks and offers better service levels.
The EIT Venture Award recognises successful start-ups and scale-ups that have been supported by the EIT’s Innovation Communities through dedicated business creation and acceleration programmes.