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European Platform of Women Scientists

Objective

The proposed actions will allow EPWS to consolidate and expand its activities effectively and achieve the impact desired by the Commission and the scientific community: • Increase the participation of women scientists in the EU research policy debate • Enhance the participation of women scientists in FP7 as well as in other available Commission funding and opportunities • Reinforce the provision of EU added value to the Commission and the European research community in the context of the Lisbon Strategy • Expand and strengthen the endeavours towards gender equality and gender mainstreaming policies in science • Reinforce the Commission’s women and science policy. More specifically the proposed actions will contribute to achieving the following: • Raise the total number of EPWS member organisations to over 100 • Foster the creation of networks and strengthen membership in Central and Eastern European Countries by securing at least one member organisation per country • Increase paying corporate membership by acquiring at least 5 additional corporate members • Increase the participation of women scientists in FP7 • Increase the presence of EPWS and its members on advisory and decision making boards and panels • Have the financial sustainability of the Platform ensured by the end of the grant period.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development
  • /social sciences/sociology/gender studies/gender equality

Call for proposal

FP7-Adhoc-2007-13
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

PLATEFORME EUROPEENNE DES FEMMES SCIENTIFIQUES AISBL
Address
Rue D Arlon 38
1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
Activity type
Other
EU contribution
€ 599 122
Administrative Contact
Maren Jochimsen (Dr.)