Consultation on HE’s priorities


Share your views on Horizon Europe’s priorities for the next four years until September 18 Horizon Europe, the next EU research and innovation program, will launch in 2021. It will strengthen the EU’s scientific and technological bases, boost its innovation capacity, and deliver on Europeans’ priorities. The first ‘Horizon Europe Strategic Plan’ is planned to […]

Horizon Europe Missions Consultation


  Help us and support our proposals for the inclusion of sex/gender dimensions in Horizon Europe Missions and/or add your own suggestions. Register here at the top right on the web page. Once you are registered click at the links below to get to our proposals and vote. DEADLINE FOR PARTICIPATION IS MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14. […]

GENDERACTION Notes d’orientation


Dans le cadre du GENDERACTION WP5, nous avons élaboré une série de notes d’orientation sur Horizon Europe, le prochain programme-cadre qui se succède à Horizon 2020. Nous y présentons les principales questions de genre dans les négociations en cours. Nous sommes fermement convaincu·es que les politiques d’égalité entre les hommes et les femmes et la […]

GENDERACTION newsletter is out!


Interesting reading for the summer months is here! Our newsletter covers what has been happening over the first half of 2020 in the area of gender equality in science policy. Read the newsletter in a browser or download it in PDF.     Stay in touch with us: Subscribe to the GENDERACTION newsletter Follow us […]

National and EU Impact Plans


If the previous two years were spent mainly developing policy recommendations for the new Horizon Europe and European Research Area, now is the time to push. To this end, consortium members have drafted their national impact plans and as the coordinator we have an EU impact plan. The COVID-19 lockdown has of course slowed us […]

The new ERA must do more for gender equality


Marcela Linkova for As we slowly emerge from the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, one thing is clear – it has brought to the front various aspects of gender equality issues in Research and Innovation (R&I). Read the text:

Key gender issues for international STI cooperation


The present Briefing Paper presents a set of recommendations for better promotion of gender equality in policy design and implementation in STI at the international level. It follows up our two mutual learning workshops on gender in international STI cooperation we held in 2019 in Valetta and 2020 in Belgrade. Recommendations to the stakeholders: prevent […]

Good news about gender (equality) in R&I


In April 2020 we’ve started a Twitter campaign to spread the good news about achievements and positive developments in the area of gender equality in research and innovation. The campaign is inspired by The Happy Broadcast and will feature posts on the GENDERACTION Twitter account. We recently welcome tips and notices so we can celebrate […]

ERAC SWGGRI on sexual harrassment


The ERAC Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation calls on all stakeholders to take further concerted policy action to make the European Higher Education and Research Area a truly safe environment where all talents can thrive. SWGGRI published a policy brief with recommendations for main stakeholders of the European Higher Education and […]

The higher a country scores on gender equality, the higher its innovation potential


A new report published by GENDERACTION shows that there is a positive correlation between the European Innovation Scoreboard, Adjusted Research Excellence Indicator, and Gender Equality Index.  Additionally, it was found that a higher proportion of research organizations with a gender equality plan  (GEP) is similarly correlated with a higher Innovation Score. These findings lend support […]