The Next Web’s Robin Wauters announced this morning on stage of the LeWeb web conference in Paris a new project of the European Commission, supported by popular technology blog The Next Web: Europioneers, the European technology entrepreneur awards which will take place in 2013. and celebrate Europe’s “finest technology entrepreneurs”.
More details of the awards will be made public at the beginning of next year, but the plan is to give visibility to tehnology entrepreneurship in Europe on a national, regional and global scale. The founding organizations state:
We believe that entrepreneurs, particularly in the tech sector, can now transform economies, drive innovation and indeed, change communities and industries. This event is a celebration of Europe’s most influential and innovative tech entrepreneurs, The Oscars of European tech.
While there is no more information available neither on the website or from Robin on stage, you can sign up to get more information on Europioneers’ official website.