The International "Technovisionaries®" Prize, an integral part of the Expo Women Global Forum schedule, is awarded each year to those women who have shown forward-thinking vision in their professional activities, privileging social impact and transparency in behaviours and ethics. They are the "Technovisionaries" in the field of research, innovation and business.The award, founded by Gianna Martinengo in 2008 to make women visible on account of their work in business, academics, research, public administration and the media, contributing to inventing the future. Women who have shown that they are guided by vision.
This recognition, previously targeted at women who have distinguished themselves in the fields of bio- and nano-technologies, neurosciences and ICT, has shifted its focus also on the themes of food, nutrition, health and sustainability since 2012, awarding women who promote new frontiers in nutrition, sustainability models and innovative approaches to safeguarding local territories and communities.
The Jury is composed of qualified exponents in the thematic fields of each of category, from the world of culture and that of communications.