Webinar ‘The Gender Dimension in European RD&I’

Data - 02/09/2021
16:00 - 17:30

The Gender Dimension in European RD&I
On September 2nd, Neth-ER and TNO are hosting an event on the gender dimension in European research, development & innovation. This webinar aims at scrutinizing the gender dimension in the European RD&I policy agenda and at exploring how the gender dimension can best be integrated into RD&I projects. Furthermore, we will discuss how knowledge institutions organize themselves to promote gender balance, and gendered innovations. To these aims, the event will provide a platform for knowledge institutions and policymakers to exchange information, best practices and case studies at research and institutional level.

Topics that will be addressed include:

  • Gender dimension & policy
  • Gender dimension in Horizon Europe
  • Gender dimension in knowledge institutions
  • Gendered innovations
16:00 – 16:05
Introduction by Christine Balch, Head of EU Affairs, TNO
16:05 – 16:20 Keynote speech by Sergej Možina, Coordinator Research and Space of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU
16:20 – 16:35 Presentation by Jeanne Lenders, Policy Officer for Gender Equality, DG Research and Innovation – European Commission
16:35 – 17:15 Panel discussion on the gender dimension in knowledge institutions and gendered innovations, moderated by Christine Balch, Head of EU Affairs, TNO

Panel members:

  • Marcela Linková, GENDERACTION coordinator and
    Chair of ERAC Working Group on Gender in R&I
  • Oana van der Togt, Senior Business Developer Space and Scientific Instrumentation, TNO
  • Ineke Klinge, Rapporteur Gendered Innovations 2 and
    Chair Horizon 2020 Advisory Group on Gender
17:15-17:30 Wrap-up, Q&A and closure – Christine Balch, Head of EU Affairs, TNO

Practical information and registration form
The event will take place on Thursday September 2nd from 16:00 to 17:30 via Microsoft Teams. The event will be held in English. Registration takes place via this link and is possible until August 31st. Prior to the event, participants will receive a Microsoft Teams-link to the webinar. The webinar will be recorded and a recap will appear on the Neth-ER website. For further questions about the registration and the programme, please contact neth-er@neth-er.eu.

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