Gender balance as a poster and brochure

Gender Equality Plan (GEP) requirement

Calls for proposals with an application deadline from and including 2022 will include a Gender Equality Plan (GEP) requirement at the organisational level for applicants and partners that must be met when the grant agreement is signed.

The business sector, special interest organisations and the non-profit sector are exempt from the requirement.

Policy for gender balance and gender perspectives in research and innovation

The policy sets out how the Research Council will:

  • be a national and international driving force to promote gender balance and knowledge about gender perspectives in research and innovation;
  • systematically assess the gender dimension in the Research Council’s investments in research and innovation;
  • strengthen and expand the knowledge base on gender balance and gender perspectives for research and innovation policy.

Download the policy (pdf)

Messages at time of print 2 March 2024, 05:05 CET

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