9 Women Innovators get Government Backing for Inventions with Global Potential
Women In Innovation winner Debbie Wake, founder of MyWay Digital Health, photographed at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 8 February 2019.
Our CEO and Clinical Lead, Dr Debbie Wake, is one of 9 women with pioneering inventions have been awarded £50k each to develop & grow their business as part of Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation competition
Pioneering female inventors have been recognised today for innovations including responsive wheelchair seating and a new digital app for diabetes as part of the 2019 Women in Innovation Awards.
The Awards, announced on International Women’s Day by Business Secretary Greg Clark, follows a search for female innovators who are tackling some of the biggest challenges facing society as set out in the government’s modern Industrial Strategy. The winners will receive £50,000 each and a year-long package of bespoke support, coaching and mentoring.