SILJE VALLESTAD FROM NORWAY
Bipper - a new software based safety solution making mobile phones safer and better adapted to kids by giving parents control of use.
STEFANIA MONDELLO, MD PHD FROM ITALY
First FDA approved biomarkers for management of TBI patients - Unlike other organs in the body such as the heart, liver and pancreas, there are currently no widely accepted biomarkers of brain injury.
SVANA HELEN BJÖRNSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Risk Management Studio, RM Studio®, from Stiki - software designed for companies, institutions and local government bodies wanting to guarantee security in all business operation and in the processing of information.
W: www.stiki.eu - www.riskmanagementstudio.com
TOONIKA RINKEN DR, FROM ESTONIA
Online- system for the determination of the residues of antibiotics or mastitis in milk - analytical system for the detection of the quality of raw milk in real time, consisting of a mastitis sensor and a sensor for the detection the antibiotic residues.
YLVA DALÉN FROM SWEDEN
Hoppolek - a round platform where children with severe disabilities (and elderly) can safely be fastened. The focus is put on the child (play, physical activity and dance), instead of having the focus on the disability.
W: www.jumpandjoysweden.com – www.hoppolek.se
YLVA RYNGEBO FROM SWEDEN
Easymark Dx-Sin - A medical device which contains no lead for a safer and more hygienic marking of the organs during x-ray examination
INNOVATIONS AND R&D
ANGELA SERPE FROM ITALY
Innovative Low Polluting Methods For Noble Metals Recovery From Hi-Tech Scraps. An absolute novelty with respect to already known procedures due to the capability of coupling the effectiveness of the selected powerful reagents with a safe and mild procedure.
E: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
ÁSA BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Blue Lagoon Skin Care - classified as Naturceutical – it provides a link between pure natural products and cosmeceuticals. A world of health, wellness and beauty powered by geothermal energy.
GUDRUN (RUNA) BERGMANN FROM ICELAND
GREEN HEELS – bringing the focus on all things “green and environmental” and creating awareness for all the things of that origin that are available on the market - project that helps to change the environment.
W: www.greenheels.com and www.runabergmann.com
EBUNI USIFOH FROM UNITED KINGDOM
Nutritious Lunch - a social enterprise catering business, providing Eco-sustainable catering service, an innovative and much healthier alternative with a genuine care about the health of the customers and the environment
INNOVATIONS & LEARNING INSTITUTIONS
DEBORA FINO FROM ITALY
Innovative and unconventional research and discoveries into the escape of nano‐particles from diesel particulate traps, waste incinerators, printers, reformers…
VORONINA OLGA PHD FROM RUSSIA
Saint Petersburg Polytecnical University with Centre Veda - creation and introduction of training programs that allow the strengthening of women’s adaptive resources and effective methods of psychological support for women in difficult circumstances.
ANN DOHSE FROM SWEDEN
The Association Swedish Inventors Museum (Svenskt UppfinnareMuseum) - a travelling exhibit on display at libraries and schools where all Swedish innovations are presented.
MARGRET JOHANNA PALMADOTTIR FROM ICELAND
DOMUS VOX - flourishing school with 500 singing women from 5 to 65 years old and three generations singing together (grandmother, mother and daughter)
W: www.domusvox.is - www.voxfeminae.is
VILBORG EINARSDOTTIR FROM ICELAND
Mentor - a leading Scandinavian company in the field of web solutions for schools, with the focus on individualised and collaborative learning.
INNOVATIVE CAPACITY BUILDING
BJARNEY LUDVIKSDOTTIR, RUNA MAGNUSDOTTIR FROM ICELAND AND MARY SNACK FROM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BRANDit - a three-and-a-half day program targeted for the established woman business owner to re-invigorate her passions towards business, future visions and work on personal brands.
E: firstname.lastname@example.org - email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
BRYNDIS GUDMUNDSDOTTIR FROM ICELAND
‘Learning And Playing With Sounds’ - a unique project and pioneering work in the field of speech pathology based on the innovators clinical practice and research for over 25 years.
CRISTINA ANDERSSON FROM FINLAND
The Swing Concept - an innovative fusion of an online documentary series and inspiration for personal learning and winning achievement - a simple social learning concept that gives people a way to study when they have time, no matter where they are.
ELÍN EBBA ÁSMUNDSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Hlutverkasetur - The Role Center – a rehabilitation and activity centre set up to fight stigma and isolation with the main purpose of gaining or finding valuable roles again by staying active.
GIUSEPPINA GRIMALDI FROM ITALY
Innovative Business Incubator - concept by Jewellery designer and entrepreneur with idea to develop and provide support for new types of entrepreneurial cooperation.
HENDRIKKA WAAGE FROM AUSTRIA
Kids Parliament – an organization for and run by kids; with a little help from adults. A community of children where they can meet each other, exchange ideas, understand and respect each other’s opinions, and experience.
SOPINA OLGA FROM RUSSIA
“Center for Development and Support of Families “Veda” – aims to create an environment which can prevent constant increase in tension in modern society achieved by spreading information and familiarizing women with women’s life in other countries.
INNOVATIVE & EXCEPTIONAL CREATIVITY
ÁGÚSTA MARGRÉT ARNARDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Arfleifð - Creation of designs with the use of skin, hair and bones of farmed animals which come from abattoirs from around the country which would go to waste if not used in this or similar way.
CATHERINE CHARLOT FROM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
HIMANE - Creation of designs from what others will consider as trash and unique, Sustainable, Eco-conscious, earthy and one of a kind items and designs
HANNA STEFÁNSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Happy smiling headwear – designs are inspired by the old Icelandic Viking sagas and the legends of trolls and elves while materials used are natural fibers and most products are made from felted wool.
HEIÐA EIRÍKSDÓTTIR AND ÞORBJÖRG VALDIMARSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Rain Dear - unique. designs for coats with many layers of different materials, e.g. plastic, silk and wool. The coats appeal to different women with different lifestyles because of the diversity in material and design.
HELGA BIRGISDÓTTIR (GEGGA) FROM ICELAND
The SMILER is an exclusive jewelry (necklace) which has the important role of being a supporter of joy. It is handmade of porcelain and silver with the words SMILER engraved in the silver and no two pieces are the same.
HELGA RUN PALSDOTTIR FROM ICELAND
Unique fashion accessories – made from all kinds of recycled materials and eco- friendly materials such as fish scales & skin, lava stones, wool and other materials
HENDRIKKA WAAGE FROM UNITED KINGDOM
HENDRIKKA WAAGE Designs - unique in both design as well as use of colour. Her materials come from all over the world and attempts to reflect the natural colours and essence of the region from which the materials come.
HULDA HREIDARSDOTTIR & THORUNN JONSDOTTIR FROM ICELAND
FAFU - innovative eco-friendly educational toys and learning tools for kindergartens and parents who believe that open play is a crucial factor of children's development.
E: email@example.com - firstname.lastname@example.org
INGIBJORG THORA GESTSDOTTIR & KRISTIN UNNUR THORARINSDOTTIR FROM ICELAND
Koffort sf – unique sweater blanket with sleeves that enable you to eat, read or work at your computer without a chilling draft and the hood gives you a bit of privacy when you want to rest and changes into a handy carrier-bag or a cozy pillow.
ÓLAFÍA ÓLAFSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
StudiOla design - the use of recyclable materials made from recycled paper as well as rubber inner tubes for creating art items such as wristbands, necklaces, wearable items, decorative items and sculptural flower vases
THANDI R HARUPERI FROM UNITED KINGDOM
ThandiRap is an eco-friendly fashionable head tie that is practical, easier to wear and ideal for both experienced and first time wrappers
TOYIN SEWEJE FROM UNITED KINGDOM
Marcel of London – Eco-friendly jewellery designs and creations such as denim jeans, linen, lace and printed fabrics to create unique jewellery items such as necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
SIGRIÐUR HEIMISDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
SIGGA HEIMIS - productive industrial designer with more than 300 products that have come into production as everyday objects that have a simple and clear function.
SIGRÚN LILJA GUÐJÓNSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Gydja Collection – using materials that embrace the Icelandic origin, accessories are made from quality materials such as eco friendly Icelandic fish skin and the luxury fragrance perfume is made from the Icelandic glacier Eyjafjallajökull which erupted in 2010.
W: www.gydja.is - www.gydjaperfume.com - www.sigrunlilja.com
STEINUNN KETILSDOTTIR FROM ICELAND
Volcano Warmers – uniquely and especially designed for people with arthritis and made of high quality fabrics.
SVEINDÍS VALDIMARDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
Jewellery made from waste paper - the specialty is it´s simplicity along with the mystery behind the blend, which is based on pure natural ingredients and recycling.
SVEINBJÖRG HALLGRÍMSDÓTTIR FROM ICELAND
EHF – designhouse with artwork of unique collections distinguised by high thread count that create superb fabric with great finish and enduring beauty.
"It is vitally important that our society is taught at an early age that we are now in the age of innovation and to appreciate the importance of creativity and innovation to the success of the nation.
I believe that the BFIY Award will succeed in raising the profile of women inventors and encourage them to contribute to the increasingly competitive global economy."
The Rt. Hon. Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister
VALA TORFADOTTIR AND BJORG INGADOTTIR FROM ICELAND
Spaksmannsspjarir – designs that can be used in a multitude of ways. The concept of "reformatting" their clothes allows for the adaption of the wearer's individual style for different occasions.
E: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org