Data and information available on women inventors/innovators entrepreneurs and Women entrepreneurs in science and technology is extremely limited.
Only 8.3% of patents awarded by the European Patent Office are awarded to women
Only 20.3% of businesses started with venture capital belong to female entrepreneurs
Women score less than men when assessing the level of innovation of their own business (innovation of product: 13.9% women compared to 14.5% of men; innovation of process: 4.1% women compared to 7.8% of men; innovation in the organisation 5.2% of women compared to 6.5% of men; marketing innovation 9.1% women compared to 10.45% of men).
Data on women entrepreneurs in science and technology
Only 5%-15% of high-tech business is owned by women