2015 HONORARY GLOBAL EXEMPLARY  AWARDEES FOR INGENUITY 

GABRIELLA SOMERVILLE – Private Jets Entrepreneur, Managing Director, Connect Jets,  FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIIP 2015

ROMANNA BINT-ABUBAKER – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Haute Élan, FOR DIGITAL BUSINESS 2015

JULIA BARFIELD MBE FRSA RIBA – Design & Creative Entrepreneur, London Eye & i360 Brighton, FOR ICON DESIGN 2015

HAIFA FAHOUM AL KAYLANI, Founder & Chairman, Arab International Women’s Forum FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT 2015

HRM NANA HEMAA YAA ASAA SAFOA II (Amankrado) Queen of Akwamu Traditional Area, Ghana FOR PHILANTHROPY AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT 2015

DR HALA JAMAL,  President, Riffa Cultural Society, Bahrain FOR CULTURAL AND COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT 2015

GILLIAN HUMPHREYS OBE, Founder of Concordia Foundation FOR WORLD MUSIC 2015

 

2015 EU-WIIN INTERNATIONAL AWARDEES

These women and young people under the age of 25 are exceptionally creative, inventive, innovative, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, technologists, designers from a diversity of sectors and background right across Europe and the international world. They may be very different, but they have in common: tenacity, the determination to succeed, commitment, extraordinary potential, positive influence that could spread, transcending borders, something that can contribute to the future and quality of life on earth. They also have created new devices or system or process capable of impacting millions of people for the better. They may be brilliant scientists, or the inspired designers of simple, cheap technologies. They have leadership qualities, attract loyalty and respect. They inspire the support of colleagues and employees and they build powerful teams, capable of dramatically leveraging the impact of their efforts.

 

BELGIUM / UNITED KINGDOM
GAYNOR MORGAN INVENTOR, BELLECUP & CEO, C& G MEDICARE LTD
A menstrual cup offering several qualities other menstrual cups don’t including the holding of a larger capacity and leak proof while offering complete reliability throughout the day and night.
E: gaynor@candgemdicare.com
W: www.incostress.com / www.yourpessary.weebly.com
T: +32 19 636346

 

DENMARK
VIVI AAKJAER, INVENTOR, DOUBLE LOOPS®
An innovative new and patented hair fashion /accessories concept.
E: info@viviaakjaer.dk
W: www.viviaakjaer.dk
W: www.doubleloops.com
T: +45 22 39 21 86

 

ESTONIA
LILIAN PROMET INVENTOR OF SNOLLER OÜ
a trendy, fun and safe way of commuting your child with a sledge with wheels which can operate on different surfaces in cold climates.
E: Lilian@snoller.eu
W: www.snoller.eu
T: +372 5222270TIIU ROOSMA AND KADRI VAHE OF TUUB Ltd
A multifunctional piece of clothing designed as one garment with tens of ways to wear it. TUUB is a top, mini-dress, pencil skirt, maxi skirt, hood, scarf, petticoat, night dress, light bandage, back heater, link between leggings and tunic.
E: info@tuub.ee / support@tuub.ee
W: www.TUUB.ee
T: +372 5245390 / +372 529 0393ULLA MITIKU OF SHEBA GLOBAL COMMUNICATION OY

INTERIOR DESIGN LIGHTING ELEMENT
A new method to make pieces of art in which light emphasizes the forms and painted colours of figures cut from plywood so that the source of light is hidden from the spectators behind the pieces.
E: ullaada@aol.com

 

FINLAND
EIJA PESSINEN, VICE PRESIDENT & CHAIR OF THE BOARD, RELAXBIRTH LTD
Relaxbirth® Birthing Gown designed optimally for a birthing mother which combines various needs during the birthing process
E: Eija.pessinen@relaxbirth.com
W: www.relaxbirth.com
T: +358 44715 0081HANNA SISSALA INVENTOR & CEO, FAMILINGS OY
Familings™ cot mattress is a breathing, antibacterial cloth stretched to a frame, moving up and down automatically and making the baby fall asleep by him/herself.
E: hanna.sissala@familings.fi
W: www.familings.fi
T: +358 40 830 1939SARI JÄÄSKELÄINEN & PIA KIVIHARJU SOCIAL INNOVATORS OF SENIORI360
A new innovative internet service created for senior citizens and their family network for their wellbeing.
E: Sari.jaaskelainen@laurea.fi, pia.kiviharju@laurea.fi
W: http://www.seniori365.fi/
T: ++358 46 8567886 / +358 400 816612

 

GERMANY
FARIBA KHANDANIAN, FOUNDER OF FARIBATEC
A system for drinking and waste water treatment which is particularly suitable for women to operate after a maintenance training program
E: Fariba.Khandanian@FaribaTec.de
W: www.FaribaTec.de

 

GHANA
FULERA SEIDU, INNOVATOR, ZUA BEAUTY PRODUCTS
Skin and hair friendly, natural plant and herb products that are suitable for babies and adults.
E: fuleraseidu@yahoo.com
T: +233285808805 / +233244808805ROSELOVE FREMPONG INNOVATOR, EXCEL PHTYO PHARMA PRODUCTS LTD
Discovery and Research of Asmisol’s broad base antibiotic property which makes it a very unique product for the treatment of superficial sores, ulcers, sickle cell and diabetic ulcers.
E: excelphtyo@gmail.com/roselovefrempong@gmail.com
T: +39 320 260422TRUDY SAKYIBEA AMOAKO, INNOVATOR OF SANTA ROI.
A beverage created out of various types of sweet blends of locally grown fresh fruits with low alcoholic content.
E: trudyamoakosakyibea@gmail.com
T: +372 5245390 / +372 529 0393

 

ICELAND
ERLA BJORNSDOTTIR, INNOVATOR, MOBILE HEALTH, CEO BETRISVEFN, SOMNIFY
Digital innovation bringing evidence based medical treatment closer to people by making it more accessible and affordable.
E: erlabjo@gmail.com
W: www.somnify.no
W: www.Betrisvefn.is
T: +354 8606509FIDA ABU LIBDEH, CEO, GEOSILICA
Natural Geothermal Colloidal Silica Supplements concentrated from the high temperature geothermal reservoirs of Iceland. from Iceland.
E: fida@geosilica.com
W: www.geosilica.com
T: +354 6996479GUDNY REIMARSDOTTIR, CEO, ECONORD
Provision of automatic electric bin lifts that are fast, safe, efficient and lightweight for refuse trucks, powered only by the vehicle´s batteries while providing 15% more capacity.
E: gudny@econord.co.uk
W: www.econord.co.uk
T: +354 897 9346GUNNHILDUR ARNARDÓTTIR CEO, HUXUN
HR monitor, the tool that measures monthly performance so that companies can progress their performance from average/good to great.
E: gunnhildurarnar@ceohuxun.is
W: www.ceohuxun.is
T: + 354 8404990STEINUNN ANNA GUNNLAUGSDÓTTIR, CEO, LOCATIFY
A service provider in technology allowing partners in the field of tourism, entertainment and education to publish their location-aware content on Smart Devices.
E: steinunn@locatify.com
W: www.Locatify.com
T: +354 699 4320

 

ITALY
ADRIANA SANTANOCITO & ENRICA ARENA, CO- FOUNDERS ORANGE, FIBER
A sustainable and vitamin enriched unique textile developed from the reuse of citrus products.
E: adrianasantanocito@orangefiber.it
E: enricaarena@orangefiber.it
W: www.orangefiber.it
T: +39 3891877475ALBINI ADRIANA, DIRECTOR OF TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH LABORATORY, PUBLIC HOSPITAL & RESEARCH CENTRE IRCCS
A serial scientific publisher and cancer researcher with the latest on anti-angiogenesis and cancer prevention by derivatives of food and beverages.
E: adriana.albini@asmn.re.it
W: www.asmn.re.it
T: +39-348-2308475FRANCESCA RAFFAELLI, INNOVATOR OF BIOMEDFOOD
A spinoff and innovative start-up company of Marche Polytechnic University which deals with R&D to produce functional foods, and consultation in the health and nutrition field.
E: francesca.raffaelli@biomedfood.com
W: www.biomedfood.com
T: +39 320 260422FRANCESCA PETRINI, INVENTOR OF AN OLIVE OIL WITH VITAMINS THAT FAVOUR THE ASSIMILATION AND FIXATION OF CALCIUM TO THE BONE TISSUE.
Her reliable studies with consideration of the human physiology and the food habits, her invention demonstrates the importance of calcium absorption for human health.
T: +39 071 740386 or +39 334 3007761
E: f.petrini@organicfood.it
W: www.petriniplus.it, www.fattoriapetrini.it

FRANCESCA ROMANA GRIPPAUDO, INVENTOR, MAGIC (MAMMARY GARMENT IDEAL FOR CAMOUFLAGE)
A bra conceived and designed for women showing a temporary / permanent breast asymmetry due to volume, shape or size differences after breast surgery.
E: frgrip@hotmail.com
T: +39 3473605311 / +39 06 9036024

LUISA TORSI OF UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI BARI “A. MORO”
Organic transistors in chemical and biological sensing with relevance to a recent study involving odorant binding proteins integrated into a transistor structure capable of discriminating against almost identical odorant molecules.
E: luisa.torsi@uniba.it
W: http://www.luisatorsi.info
T: +39 338 3310 3112

SIMONA VIGNUDELLI
“Dress you App®” (or DYA®), is a special software application for mobile devices that permits to create an avatar of the person, a special 3d image (a movable image that can run, jump, walk and can be also rotated at 360°) with all physical characteristics (face, skin, and anthropometric measures)
E: Simona.vignudelli@studiocolombari.com
T: +39 3351228524

 

INDONESIA
MARNIATI, S.E., M.KES OF UNIVERSITAS UBUDIYAH INDONESIA (UUI)
Innovation in higher education motivated ten years after tsunami resulting in phenomenally upgrading the status of two colleges to a new university.
E: ubudiyah_stikes@yahoo.com
W: www.uui.ac.id
T: +62-651-7555566/+62-82160297055

 

MALAYSIA
DR NOORHAFIZA MUHAMMAD, SENIOR LECTURER, SCHOOL OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING,
UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA

Producing high performance and high quality stent while offering cost reduction for medical applications
E: noorhafiza@unimap.edu.my
W: -
T: +6010-4028019DR. ANIS NURASHIKIN NORDIN, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA
Personalized impedance biosensor, which can select the best chemotherapy drug
for the patient as well as its optimum dosage. Also the development of numerous micro-sized devices such
as resonators and energy harvesters.
E: anisnn@iium.edu.my; anis.nordin@gmail.com
T: +60173005043

MOHD SHAKIR ZUBAYRIE BIN ROZALI, STUDENT, HULU SELANGOR SCIENCE SCHOOL
Discovery of an alternative cure with innovative response to replace the use of drugs for gout.
E: sora_shakir@yahoo.com

NOR HAMIZA HANIS BT TAN TAWI, STUDENT, HULU SELANGOR SCIENCE SCHOOL
A new gelling agent product made from corn seeds which substitutes the commonly known gelatine’ and would attract Muslims, Hindus and even the vegetarians who may otherwise doubt the origin of the animal food contained in gelatine.
E: hamizaworldgabenor@yahoo.com

MUHAMMAD ADLAN BIN JAMALI STUDENT, SEKOLAH BERASRAMA PENUH INTEGRASI RAWANG
Waste to Wealth: Inorganic Neutraliser and Heavy Metal Adsorbent is an innovative idea concerning the treatment of wastewater. Another substitute for raw CaCO3.
E: bra7001@btpnsel.edu.my
E: marlina@sbpirawang.com
E: hardyadlan@gmail.com
W: www.sbpirawang.com

 

SWEDEN
ANNIKA WINELL, INVENTOR OF SPEGELZOOM®
Magnifying mirror is a unique optical solution for optimal sharpness and magnification at short-hold.
E: annika.winell@spegelzoom.se
W: http://spegelzoom.se
T: +46 706312520YLVA DALÉN, CEO OF JUMP & JOY AB
A medical device that increases bone density through joyful and independent physical activity.
E: Ylva.dalen@jumpandjoy.se
W: www.jumpandjoysweden.com
T: +46 705742028

 

UNITED KINGDOM
ANDREA CAMPBELL, INNOVATOR OF POCKET LEARNER
A concept that uses three factors (pictures, words and rewards) to promote and consolidate learning to encourage learning in children, particularly those who are deemed slow learners and those diagnosed with learning difficulties.
E: andrea@acttrainingco.com
W: www.acttrainingco.com
T: +44 78 4653 2502BETHAN MYFANWY HUGHES OF HEALING HARP
The first online therapeutic harp healing music label to calm, soothe, relax and restore.
E: b.hughes224@btinternet.com
W: www.healing-harp-for-wellbeing.com & www.bethanmyfanwy.com
T: +44 7787 166 829DENIZE LEDEATTE, FOUNDER, AFRICAN VIOLET – HYBRID OF CIRCUMSTANCE
Personalised story of the British African Caribbean Diaspora through a unique visual and narrative painting style with a poetic voice of the past and the present.
E: denize@peachmangomaverick.com
W: www.peachmangomaverick.com
T: +447806854921

EMILIENNE REBEL, FOUNDER, BOLDBEANIES
A breathable soft yet stylish hat for those suffering from hair loss
E: info@boldbeanies.co.uk
W: www.boldbeanies.com
T: +44 1978 710633 / +44 7872 590426

HANNAH MENSAH INVENTOR OF SING-ALONG CUTLERY & HM UNIQUE PRODUCT LIMITED
A spoon for ages 4 to 12 months which plays nursery rhymes therefore making feeding time easier and enjoyable.
E: hannahmensah_3@hotmail.com
W: www.singalongcutlery.com
T: +44 7989307213

MARIA XUEREB, MARY GNATOVICH, REVIE JOURROU INVENTORS OF VALEAZE
An easy fit fastener free bed valance that can be fitted without the need to lift a mattress from a bed base. This is done by simply tucking the valance between a mattress and a bed base.
E: valeaze@aol.co.uk
T: +44 7961311506

 

ZANDRA JOHNSON OF FAIRYTALE CHILDREN’S FURNITURE®

Unique designs for children’s chairs, each with an illustrated story book, and all designed to stimulate imaginative play and engender a love of reading.
E: z@fairytalechildrensfurniture.co.uk
W: www.fairytalechildrensfurniture.co.uk
T: +441923 85 7776

 

TAIWAN
HUI CHEN, WANG, GENERAL MANAGER, FENG HO MEI BIOTECHNOLOGY CO, LTD
The technology of a natural patented extract from the magnolia perfume with a set method for manufacturing the perfume scent without risk to health in order to enhance the effectiveness.
E: wiipa@wiipa.org.tw
T: +886-910731620TENG, LI-WEI, STUDENT, MINGDAO HIGH SCHOOL, TAIWAN
An innovative concept for pedestrian safety, especially for people with disability where there is an introduction to sound track playing and lights on the walkway to assist when crossing.

CHEN, CHANG-SYU, WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
An environmentally friendly new air-wiper that compliments the traditional cleaning way and the process while providing a good draining effect

CHIANG, CHENG-WEI, STUDENT, THE AFFILIATED EXPERIMENTAL HIGH SCHOOL OF TUNGHAI UNIVERSITY

(1) Light weight and easy to use invention that helps combat the fear of eye drops.
(2) This keyboard is designed to help people with inaccurate pitch when singing.

HSIEH, HSIN-CHIEH, STUDENT, WAGOR ACADEMY-BILINGUAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
(1) Magnetic materials that help collect residues after the use of an eraser
(2) A unique and special design that can replace the function of a belt and is easy to use

HUANG, CHING- WEI, STUDENT, WAGOR ACADEMY-JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
A life vest with an insulation function which prevents hypothermia in cold water and can extend the rescue time.

HUANG, MU-HSIANG STUDENT, WAGOR ACADEMY-JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
In contrast to life vest this invention – the life armlet is easy to wear and inflates immediately once they pull the ring.

HUANG,YU-HSIANG, STUDENT, WAGOR ACADEMY-JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Elevating closet with a pole that automatically drops at the touch of a button

EUWIIN INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDEES 2013

*Please note that this list is in alphabetical order and does not include the categories for the Awards
*Please note that the list includes nominations from Europe and beyond

ALICE OLIVIA CLARKE OF HAFNARFJORÐUR, ICELAND

VERKSTÆÐI ARKITEKTA/AOKDESIGN/TÍRA RADIANT ACCESSORIES
Creation of mosaic installations, craft and radiant reflective accessories

ANNA MORENOOF ROME, ITALY
ENEA e-LEARN e-learning that better disseminates the results of EU projects

ANNA WASZKIELEWICZ PHD OF MICHALOWICE, POLAND

ZKALAD CHEMII BIOORGANICZNEJ a drug candidate for the treatment of neuropathic pain and/or epilepsy

ANNA-CLARA ERIKSSON & FRIDA JOHANSSON OFFALUN, SWEDEN
TEATERMAKARNA – Making young people realize answers to important questions in a funny way

ANNIKA COLLEN OF UMEÅ, SWEDEN (SUBJECT TO VALIDATION)
NaturliqtVls –  A product that is a combination of a lid and opener

ANNIKA LÖFGREN OF STRÄNGNÄS, SWEDEN
KREO –  Helps people and organisations grow their ideas especially people that are marginalised from the labour market or society

ANNIKA WINELLOF ÖRSUNDSBROSWEDEN
SPEGELZOOM® – A new 11X magnifying mirror everyday tool that helps people get a closer look at an item

BIRGITTA BARKLANDOF LINKÖPING, SWEDEN
HIPUP – Unique backpack for women which help prevent neck and back injuries

BJARGEY INGÓLFSDÓTTIR OF GARÐABÆR,ICELAND
BARAHEALTH – enhances, improves and maintain people’s health and well-being by reducing muscle tension that improve posture

BOZENA TYLISZCZAKOF CRACOW, POLAND (subject to validation)
BIOACTIVE HYDROGE – Waste free wound dressings from natural products that are polymeric (hydrocolloidal) dressing materials modified with plant extracts

BUKOLA BELLO JAIYESIMI OF LAGOS, NIGERIA
DW REALTORS – concept that assists people to own their homes by making accessibility possible for mortgages which would otherwise be inaccessible to the mass population

CAMILLA ASPELIN OF ÄLVSJÖ,SWEDEN
HANG UP – combined dry and hang cradle for caps, gloves, shoes to facilitate life in the hall / entré.

CARIN NISES & CAMILLA HILLBOM OF MORA, SWEDEN
CHILL DESIGN AB – practical and decorative cabinet that helps keep earrings in order and helps with preventing loss.

CAROLINA SUNDBERG OF VENDELSÖ, SWEDEN
FROZZYPACK – Easy to use unique lunchbox that keeps the food cool for 7 hours in room temperature without cooling bags or icepacks to carry

CATRINE DOVERHOLT OF HORNDAL, SWEDEN
Y-FENCE – One fence partitioning with heightened security and valuable space

CECILIJA SIMIC RIHTNESBERG OF STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
CECILIJA S
 – revolutionary maternity designs that grows in pace with the child

DANIELA DUCATOOF GUSPINI, ITALIA
PRODUCTION CENTER FOR GREEN BUILDING “LA CASA VERDE CO2.0” – “Architecture of Peace” without oil

DANUTA CIECHANSKA OF LODZ, POLAND
INSTITUTE OF BIOPOLYMERS AND CHEMICAL FIBRES – expert focus on the evaluation of scientific projects and reports

DÉSIRÉE LINDHOLMOF NORRKÖPING, SWEDEN (SUBJECT TO VALIDATION)
BUTTERFLY – black metal that is mounted on and extends a bike rack thus  facilitating the transportation of large bags

ELIN OLSSON OF HALMSTAD, SWEDEN
SAFIRE – Unique electronic device to prevent fire with sound alarm that lets people in the building know when there is a fire nearby

ELIZÉ M REVELL OF STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
KELISEC – Secure Communication of the IT WORLD without keys

ELŻBIETA WITCZAK LODZ, POLAND
INSTITUTE OF SECURITY TECHNOLOGY “MORATEX – ballistic and impact protection products designed to protect head, torso, arms, hands and legs.

EPP SONGISEPP OF ĪARTU, ESTONĮA
REPRESENTING JOINT SCIENTIFIC GROUP OF INVENTORS

BIO-COMPETENCE CENTRE OF HEALTHY DAIRY PRODUCTS LLC – mƒØcrobial strain Loctobacillus plantarum utilisation as a silage additive for ensiling categories of forage

FAUZIIAH AHMAD OF PENANG, MALAYSIA, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA
8MAT PRODUCTS – ‘WASTE TO GOLD’ MATERIAL MADE FROM RECYCLED TYRE

GÍGJA SVAVARSDÓTTIROF REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND
THE TIN CAN FACTORY – structured courses where language, culture, history, food and fun is linked together

LILJANA SIMJANOVSKA OF SKOPJE, MACEDONIA
ACIBADEMSISTINA – C02 incubator with device for direct controlled ionization of the air

DR ING. HABIL. VERENA KRÄUSEL OF CHEMNITZ, GERMANY
Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology (IWU), Chemnitz University of Technology

ÍRIS ÓLAFSDÓTTIR OF REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND
KÚLA DEEPER – 3D device that can be attached to SLR camera lenses for 3D photography and a software for processing the photos and videos

INGA LYASHENKO OF RIGA, LATVIA
Production of inspired textile-designs of simple, cheap technologies with a very creative solution

ISRAELLA KAFUI MANSU OF GREATER ACCRA, GHANA
MANSUKI GHANA – Production of 14 eco-friendly natural hair and body care products

JACQUELINE A O’CONNELL OF WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM
CABLEBUGS a moulded plastic box which opens in half and is placed around a cable and then snapped shut to label the leads

JADWIGA SÓJKA-LEDAKOWICZ OF ≈ÅÓD≈π, POLAND
TEXTILE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (IW) – method of obtaining innovative textile barrier materials against ultraviolet (UV) radiation and microbes

KARIN WENSTRÖM OF ÅRSTA, SWEDEN
AWNING SVALKAN – simple and smart balcony awning that is easy to assemble and dismantle

KATRÍN SYLVIA SÍMONARDÓTTIR OF KÓPAVOGUR, ICELAND
KASYSWIM – Multifunctional, luxurious swimwear for curvy women

KERSTIN GUNNARSSON OF NORRKÖPING, SWEDEN
HOOKED ON NATURE – A berry-picker is easy to carry, clipped on a rucksack, a belt or buggy

KRISTA KERÄNEN & KATRI OJASALO OF ESPOO, FINLAND
CoCo ToolKit – powerful mindset tool that helps to understand and manage co-creation activities

KRYSTYNA BARBARA WRZESNIEWSKA-TOSIK OF PABIANICE, POLAND
INSTITUTE OF BIOPOLYMERS AND CHEMICAL FIBRES – Fibrous mat for the removal of petroleum contamination

LAURA MEROTTOOF MILANO, ITALY (SUBJECT TO VALIDATION)
POLITECNICO DI MILANO – a new generation of hybrid propulsion systems for space

LENA GADDE OF FORS, SWEDEN
GADDEX – Design of functional wear in two way stretch fabric

LIIVI LEPPIK OF TALLINN, ESTONIA
VISIOONTEKSTIIL – innovative and unique 3D textiles inspired by nature and the Japanese shibori technique

LISE-LOTTE PALMGREN OF STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
PL CONSULTING – Research & conclusions that improve the possibilities of establishing a position of change from patent infringements to assets

LT. COL. MARZENA POLKA OF WARSAW, POLAND
THE MAIN SCHOOL OF FIRE SERVICE – active participation and contribution to the process of advancing the level of research of fire and explosion phenomena

LYZE BAMIGBOLA-SILASOF LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
LYZE HATS – innovative millinery of wearable works of art, evoking sophistication and elegance

MARÍA RAGNARSDÓTTIR OF ICELAND
PAPRESSUREPUFFIN – a device intended for use in assessing and treating patients with back problems

MARIANNE ÅSTRÖM OF BORLÄNGE, SWEDEN
SAFTEY BAG – Handy bag that sits on the older woman’s walker to prevent theft

MARICA RICHNAU OF NYHAMMAR, SWEDEN
AQUACURE – a new kind of water cleaner for pools

MARIE PAULSON OF BORÅS, SWEDEN
SWING PING PONG – A training tool and method for eye and hand coordination, motor scills and concentration

MARIJA ÄNGLAVIS OF NORRKÖPING, SWEDEN
ÄNGLAVIS BUTLER – An adjustable, stable and safe mobile storage food revolutionary tray that serves as a table that gives good support to physically challenged people.

MARITA LUMI OF TALLINN, ESTONIA
T
HE SAIA DO HARPA – skirt harp with a totally different technique of playing and a wide variety of sounds

MARTINA RICHTER OF STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
SKINPLAN – Sun protection lotion that has an UV-sensor on the bottle which can identify the strength of the sun

MELISSA EDMUNDS OF HAMPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
SAFESIP – unique drink cover that stretches over ordinary glasses, cups, mugs or drink cans that protects and stops the drink from spilling, whilst still allowing drinking through a straw

NICOLINE KINCH OF STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
KOLORMONDO – Changes the way colour is organized, presented and understood

PIA STERNBERG OF GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN
STUD PLATE – multi-tool used toease the effort of changing the studs on the horses’ shoe

RENATA MIKOLAJCZAK OF PILAWA, POLAND
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH, RADIOISOTOPE CENTRE POLATOM
99mTc-Tektrotyd – peptide based pharmaceutical kit for isotope diagnostics in oncology

SHEENA LEWIS OF NORTHERN IRELAND, UNITED KINGDOM
QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST – male infertility and in particular sperm DNA damage testing and the identifications of treatments by developing novel biomarkers

SILVIJA ZAKKE OF RIGA, LATVIA
architect producing cardboard houses for children

SOLGUN DREVIK OF MÖLNLYCKE, SWEDEN
I3 INNOVATE – Helps to guide and inspire creative innovative product and service concepts

SUSAN SHELLEY OF LEICESTERSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY/SUSAN SHELLEY DESIGN, AVO – self-cleaning fish tank with integrated filter, lighting and heating

SUSANNE TOLFESBO OF FALUN, SWEDEN
TOLFESBO – 
Fashion collection is knitted in 100% alpaca wool and made in a craft cooperative in South America

SUSANNE WIIGH-MÄSAK OF NÖSUND, SWEDEN
PROMESSA FOUNDATION – Method for mouldering – an environmental improvement of traditional funerals

THJODBJORG GUDJONSDOTTIR OF HAFNARFJORDUR, ICELAND
SJUKRATHJALFARINN AND UNIVERSITY OF ICELAND
STRIDE SIMULATOR – new device in which the child is supported in an upright position

ULRIKA NORDENSTAM OF BORÅS, SWEDEN
NORTHERN WELL (DATAINSTITUTET I SVERIGE AB) – develops and markets specially designed and innovative product to the equestrian and leisure markets

VIKTORIA LÖNN OF ÖSTERSKÄR, SWEDEN
BEAUTYSTICK – “beauty”-tool for the hygienic removal of white and blackheads without infection or squeeze marks on the skin

VIŠNJA MCMASTER ZAGREB, CROATIA (subject to validation)
HAIKU CARDS – game employing the resources of poetry and  tool for the encouragement of critical thinking,  and for developing reading competence

VIIVE ROSENBERG OF HARJU COUNTY, ESTONIA
ESTONIAN PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH CENTRE – preservation of plant genetic resources and the establishment of the Gene Bank

WAFAA MOHAMED HAGGAG OF CAIRO EGYPT (subject to validation)
NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE – Products that help to reduce pesticide usages in developing communities

WANJA BELLANDER OF VÄRMDÖ, SWEDEN
BINNOVA – capacity building service for innovative solutions that make life easier

YLVA RYNGEBO OF TYRESO, SWEDEN
MEDICAL INNOVATION DESIGN MID AB – Health care products for patients and hospital staff that help to do a better and safer job