We recently received the big news: Linda Krondahl, founder and CEO of HiNation, is selected as Female Inventor of the Year 2013 by SUF, Swedish Inventors’ Association!
Linda Krondahl is the eighth woman to receive the award from the Swedish Inventors’ Association , and she gets it for her invention HiLight, a rugged portable solar powered lamp with charging function for mobile phones. The scholarship is SEK 25 000.
The jury selected Linda with the following words:
“For her rugged solar-powered lamp with charging function for mobile phones and more. She receives the award because her innovation takes a great social responsibility that combines sustainable business with better quality of life for people around the world who lack electricity. Linda is a role model for young women and men, as she took the plunge and made a company out of her idea and her dream.”
For the full press release in Swedish, go to MyNewsdesk.
Press photos: http://www.uppfinnare.se/bilder_uppfinnarkvinna2013
The Award ceremony is available online: http://www.jakobstorg.se/1073