Sister projects

European Institute for Gender Equality

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an autonomous body of the European Union, established to contribute to and strengthen the promotion of gender equality, including gender mainstreaming in all EU policies and the resulting national policies, and the fight against discrimination based on sex, as well as to raise EU citizens’ awareness of gender equality.


ACT is a Horizon 2020 project that seeks to advance gender equality at universities, research centres and research funding organisations by facilitating collaboration between experienced institutions in the implementation of Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) with less experienced ones. It aims at addressing common needs and improving assessment on gender equality in HE & R&I.


GenPORT is a community sourced internet portal for sharing knowledge and inspiring collaborative action on gender and science. A developing online community of practitioners, policy-makers and researchers is served by the GenPORT portal, and made up of organisations and individuals working across the globe for gender equality and excellence in science, technology and innovation.


Gender Equality Actions in Research Institutions to traNsform Gender ROLES (GEARING-Roles) is a strong multidisciplinary consortium of 10 European academic and non-academic partners that will design, implement, and evaluate 6 Gender Equality Plans (GEPs).


Gender-SMART is a community of seven European Research Performing Organizations (RPOs) and Research Funding Organizations (RFOs), operating in the broadly framed field of research in food, agricultural and life sciences, supported by two technical partners.


The focus of the H2020 SUPERA project is on gender equality in scientific research because the research and higher education sector has peculiarities that require specific action to overcome the situation we call “gender gap”.


The ``Gender Equality in Engeneering through Communication and Commitment`` project adresses the underrepresentation of women that characterises the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).


GENDERACTION promotes GENDer equality in the ERA Community To Innovate policy implementatiON. Its aim is to create an innovative policy community to implement the gender priority in the ERA.


GE Academy H2020 CSA project aims at developing and implementing a coherent and high-quality capacity-building programme on gender equality in research and innovation (R&I), based on state-of-the-art knowledge and expertise in the field of gender equality and to provide tailor-made training material.


H2020 project focusing on the development and sustainable implementation Gender Equality Plans in academia and research. SPEAR will initiate institutional change in nine European Research Performing Organisations (RPOs).


The CASPER project examines the feasibility of establishing a European award/certification system for gender equality for Research Performing Organizations. The project runs for two years from January 2020 to December 2021


The main aim of CHANGE is to support research performing organisations (RPOs) to design and implement gender equality plans. This will be achieved by involving key actors, called Transfer Agents (TAs), within each organisation who will together with the core consortium partners transmit co-produced gender equality knowledge inside their institutions.


GRANteD is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. It will investigate the occurrence and causes of gender bias in the allocation of research grants.


The R&I PEERS project aims to create and validate pilot experiences that disrupt gender-biased approaches and unconscious rules which limit participation by and careers for women in Research and Innovation.

Gendered Innovations

Gendered Innovations offers methods of sex and gender analysis to stimulate gender-responsible science and technology, thereby enhancing the quality of life for women, men, and gender-diverse people worldwide.


TARGET will contribute to the advancement of gender equality in research and innovation by supporting a reflexive gender equality policy in seven Gender Equality Innovating Institutions in the Mediterranean basin – including research performing organisations; research funding organisations and a network of universities.


The EQUAL-IST project (Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions) aims at introducing structural changes to enhance gender equality in Information Sciences and Technology (IST) research institutions.


PLOTINA develops self-tailored gender equality plans for teaching and research organisations. Project funded by the EU in the HORIZON 2020 framework.


SAGE (Systemic Action for Gender Equality) is an EU-Horizon 2020 funded project designed to seek stronger action on gender equality in higher education and research.


The overarching goal of the LIBRA project is to increase the representation and participation of women in leadership positions in life sciences.

Baltic Gender

Baltic Gender is an EU-funded project that brings together eight scientific institutions in five countries around the Baltic Sea to work on reducing gender inequalities in Marine Science and Technology.


GENERA is a Horizon 2020 project aiming at continuing, monitoring and improving the Gender Equality Plans of Research Institutions and Organisations specifically in the physics research field.

GEDII Project

Gender Diversity Impact – Improving research and innovation through gender diversity is funded by the European Union under the program Horizon 2020.


This project aims to strengthen transnational collaborations between research programme owners and managers, provide support to the promotion of gender equality through institutional change.


TARGETED-MPI (Transparent and Resilient Gender Equality through Integrated Monitoring Planning and Implementation) is a Horizon 2020 project that aims to tackle gender inequality in Business and Management schools through the development, effective implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of Gender Equality Plans.


RESET (Redesigning Equality and Scientific Excellence Together) envisions a human-centric, inclusive and diversity respectful approach for an intersectional approach to gender equality, as an EU project, funded by the Horizon 2020, empowered by 7 pioneering Universities across six EU countries.


LeTSGEPs (Leading Towards Sustainable Gender Equality Plans in research institutions) supports the design and implementation of Gender Equality Plans and Gender Budgeting in six different institutions and their countries.


UniSAFE is an EU-funded project that aims to support higher education, research organisations and policymakers in eradicating gender-based violence in the European academic and research area. UniSAFE will produce in-depth knowledge on gender-based violence in research performing organisations, by analysing its social determinants, antecedents, and consequences on national, organisational, and individual levels.


In MINDtheGEPs we will work to increase women's participation in research and innovation with the aim to improve women’s career prospects, to improve gender balance in decision-making bodies in research organisations, and to include gender dimensions in relevant research content.


The ATHENA project is committed to strive towards gender equality, mitigating barriers to the recruitment, retention, and career progression of female researchers, and addressing gender imbalances in decision-making processes.