Impact

With the aim to create an innovative policy community to implement the gender priority in the ERA, GENDERACTION will achieve the following specific impacts:


 

  • Developing a methodology to measure progress in the implementation of priority 4 gender equality and gender mainstreaming (WP3)
    • mapping, benchmarking and identification of best practices
    • methods and indicators to measure progress in priority 4
    • assessment of priority 4 implementation

 

  • Consistent and professional capacity to implement ERA roadmap priority 4 among responsible national representatives (WP 3, 4)
    • assessment of ERA roadmap national action plans
    • at least two mutual learning workshops on national ERA roadmap implementation

 

  • Coordination of efforts of Member States in priority 4 (WP5)
    • liaising with and reporting to the Helsinki Group on Gender in Research and Innovation
    • identification of and communication with responsible national representatives
    • engaging with national authorities in the Member States
    • communication and liaison with research attachés at national representations to the EU
    • disseminating policy briefs

 

  • Enhanced expertise in gender equality and gender mainstreaming among key stakeholders (including NCPs and RFOs most notably), with a particular focus on the relatively inactive countries (WP4)
    • interactive trainings for NCPs, civil servants, and other stakeholders with a focus on RFOs

 

  • Consistency between national gender equality strategies in research and innovation and Horizon 2020 (WP 3, 4, 5 )
    • Interactive trainings and mutual learning workshops
    • Contribute to the inclusion of gender equality and gender mainstreaming in international cooperation in science, technology and innovation (WP6)
    • identifying relevant stakeholders at national level
    • mapping procedures and processes for international cooperation in STI at national level
    • identifying relevant stakeholders at international level
    • building a network of relevant international and supranational bodies

 

  • Shift in the imbalance between the proactive and relatively inactive countries in Europe (WP 3, 4, 5)
    • creating conditions for less experienced countries to align their initiatives for gender equality in research and innovation with the more experienced countries.