National Technical University of Athens

School of Electrical & Computer engineering, Athens, Greece - Research Performing Organisation

The organisation

The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the most prestigious and most competitive academic institution for technical education in Greece. The Decision Support Systems Laboratory (DSSLab) is a multidisciplinary scientific unit within the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, which conducts research and development, scientific/ technical support and training activities addressing a wide range of complex research and application problems. Operating for more than 25 years, the lab has acquired international experience in the following sectors: Information Technology and Decision Support Systems with a specialisation in e-Business and e-Government, Interoperability, Management Information Systems, Program & Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Training and Human Resources Development, Information Dissemination and Promotion, Energy and Environmental Policy.

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the National Technical University of Athens aims to address existing gender imbalances in its academic, research and administrative activities. The ECE’s priority is to establish a well-adapted GEP, in order to support structural change through improved procedures, policies, and organisational structures.

The GEP library of ECE NTUA

Internal Assessment

A comprehensive analysis of gender equality related conditions inside the School of Electrical & Computer engineering of National Technological University of Athens

External Assessment

Analysis of external framework conditions & innovation ecosystems from a gender perspective of School of Electrical & Computer engineering of National Technological University of Athens

Gender Equality Plan

A set of actions for the impact assessment of procedures to identify gender bias; implement strategies to correct any bias; set targets & monitor progress via indicators

The Research & Innovation Hub of ECE NTUA

What is the R&I Hub?

ECE NTUA has identified external key players of the regional and national innovation ecosystem, including academia and universities, industry players, ministries/government bodies and public sector and civil society organisations to engage them in the GEP process.

Engaging interested and key external stakeholders in the GEP processes can bring gender balance and gender sensitiveness in transfer to market of scientific research results, it motivates young girls to embrace STEM studies, and it promotes gender sensitive co-design of research and tech products.

ECE NTUA works with the external players of the Hub, to implement the collaborative GEP actions.  These actions facilitate institutional change internally, but also initiate a conversation among the regional and national stakeholders, to adopt and implement gender policies in their organisations.

The R&I Hub members

The R&I Hub of ECE NTUA officially consists of 39 organisations. Fifteen of them belong to the academic community, sixteen are industry players, four are civil society organisations, and 4 are public organisations.

Organisation Team

Τhe ECE Working Group (WG) will support the design of the GEP, its implementation, monitoring and further update whenever necessary, through collaboration with the ECE CALIPER project team.

Dr. Emmanouil Ntanos

Project Manager / Research Associate

Dr. Maria Flouri

Teaching & Research Laboratory Associate

Dr. Maro Bafaloukou

Research Associate

Ms. Hera Neofytou

Research Associate