08 September 2017

Excellent news: Kristina Tsvetanova has been nominated for the Innovators Under 35 Award

We are delighted Kristina Tsvetanova, inventor of BLITAB®, and awarded the European Young Innovator of 2014 by EYIF, has been nominated at the Innovator Under 35 in Europe. The award ceremony will be at Station F in Paris on September 14.

Kristina Tsvetanova is an acclaimed social entrepreneur who has risen to the top of this competitive field through her original, visionary and innovative technology product development work through the founding of her company, BLITAB® Technology GmbH. BLITAB is the world’s first tactile tablet for blind and visually impaired people. In 2015 she was recognized as European Winner of Social Entrepreneurship and Disability, awarded by the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen. Recently in 2017 she received the EU Prize for Women Innovators “Rising Star”.

Kristina has also been part of the EYIF Delegation of European Startups at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, where she won the 4YFN Award Shanghai edition and was rewarded with an exhibition space at 4YFN at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

The founder and Innovation director at Nuubo and jury member for the Innovators Under 35 Europe 2017 awards, Agustín Maciá, highlights this young designer´s strong entrepreneurial spirit, and praised her ability to successfully tackle the difficult challenge of transforming an innovative idea into a product and start-up with “great potential social impact.”

We are very proud of her and wish her great success!

P.S. Innovators Under 35 is the community of young minds organized by MIT Technology Review and Opinno. This year, they will select the 35 best young minds in Europe. Want to meet the winners? Join Nicholas & Louis on September 14 at an exclusive event at Station F in Paris. Make sure to use the secret 50% discount for our community: “IU35EUSocial”. Click here for more info.