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EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women’s Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness announced the four winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators. The winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators are: 1st Prize (€100,000): Ms Michela Magas, of Croatian/British nationality, …
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IESE Professors Win Citation of Excellence Award

Two IESE professors, Julian Villanueva and Christian Zott, were recipients of Emerald Management Reviews’ Citations of Excellence Awards for 2012. Villanueva was awarded for his article “The Impact of Marketing-induced Versus Word-of-Mouth Customer Acquisition on customer equity growth,” published in the Journal of Marketing Research (2008). Zott picked up an award for his piece “The …
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5th European Enterprise Awards: Barcelona wins for Job Creation Initiative

European Commission Vice-President, Antonio Tajani, announced this week the winner of the 5th edition of the European Enterprise Awards ceremony in Budapest. The entrepreneurship centre of the Barcelona Council, Activa was awarded the Grand Jury Prize selected for its innovative entrepreneurial support and training actions leading to the creation of 6,214 new businesses and 11,800 …
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Time Magazine Award Rounds Off Great Year for Zuckenberg’s Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire co-founder of the social networking website Facebook, was named Time magazine‘s 2010 person of the year “for connecting more than half a billion people and mapping the social relations among them; for creating a new system of exchanging information; and for changing how we all live our lives”. Zuckerberg beat a …
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European Inventors of the Year 2010 – The Most Inventive Minds in Europe

stock. Xchng The European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Commission last week honored the five prizewinners of the European Inventor Award, who hail from Germany, Switzerland, the USA and Canada. The presentation ceremony took place in Madrid and included the presence of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias. Now in its fifth year, …
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Latin American Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2010 awarded in Cartagena, Colombia

Six people were recognized as Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 in Latin America during the presidents’ plenary session of the World Economic Forum on Latin America, held in Cartagena, Colombia, on 8 April. The Brazilians Suzana and Claudio Padua, founders of the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas, were already former holders of the title. The …
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The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards

For the Wall Street Journal’s ninth annual Innovation Awards, a Journal editor reviewed nearly 500 entries, sending more than 180 to a team of judges from research institutions, venture-capital firms and other companies. Judges considered whether innovations were truly groundbreaking and—new this year—looked at whether their application would be particularly useful at a time of …
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RegioStars Awards: EU Sustainable Energy and Research Projects Pick Up Regional Innovation Awards

A solar power station on the French island of Réunion and a center for aeronautical research in the Belgian region of Wallonia received two of the EU’s annual awards for best regional projects. Wales, Greece and the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia also featured among the winners at the RegioStars ceremony on February 16. The …
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