Sister projects

MINDtheGEPs is part of a large network of projects. Some are implementing gender equality plans, others are capacity building or research projects and networks. All are working towards the common goal of gender equality in the research community. 

ACT (2018-2021) seeks to advance gender equality at universities, research centers, and research funding organisations by facilitating collaboration between experienced and less experienced institutions in the implementation of gender equality plans.

The AGRIGEP project, (2023with the joint efforts of six consortium partners, aims to perform a responsible assessment of widening RPOs' current status on GEP implementation, improve capabilities through intensive capacity building, and develop and implement an agriculture and life-science targeted GEP with sectorial specific measures and strategies. 

ATHENA (2021-2025) is implementing Gender Equality Plans to unlock research potential of resesarch performing organisations and research funding organisations in Europe. Working to empower female research talent through a gender equality infrastructure. 

BUDGET-IT (2023-2025) Building Gender Equality Through Gender Budgeting for Institutional Transformation project designed to use gender+ budgeting to transform institutions to advance inclusive gender+ equality and enhance the reputation, inclusiveness, and research excellence of the widening countries of Bosnia, Serbia and Turkey assisted by leading university counterparts in Italy and Spain.

CALIPER (2020-2024) supports seven EU research performing organisations and two EU research funding organisations from the STEM field to develop Gender Equality Plans and engage locally to transfer the gained knowledge beyond academia.

CHANGE (2018-2022) supports research performing organizations to design and implement Gender Equality Plans by involving key actors who alongside core consortium partners transmit co-produced gender equality knowledge within their institutions. 

CASPER (2020-2021) is a research project examining the feasibility of establishing a European award/certification system for gender equality for research performing organisations. 

EQUALS-EU (2021-2023) is a regional network that consists of 19 organisations from a wide variety of sectors including higher education institutions, small and medium enterprises, civil society organisations and research institutions. 

EQUAL4EUROPE (2020-2023) is developing Gender Equality Plans for social sciences, business & management schools in research organisations and universities, using them as drivers for systemic institutional changes. 

GEARING-Roles (2019-2022) is a consortium of 10 EU partners that will design, implement, and evaluate six Gender Equality Plans to challenge and transform gender roles and identities linked to professional careers, and work towards real institutional change.

GENDERACTIONplus (2022-2025) is a Horizon Europe project which aims to contribute to the coordination of gender equality and inclusiveness objectives of the new European Research Area through the development of two Communities of Practice, one consisting of national authorities and the second of representatives of Research Funding Organisations.

Gender Equality Academy (2019-2021), or GE Academy for short, is developing and implementing a high-quality capacity-building programme on gender equality in research, innovation, and higher education. 

GENDER NET Plus (2017-2022) aims to strengthen transnational collaborations between research program owners and managers, provide support to the promotion of gender equality through institutional change and integration of sex and gender analysis into research.

Gender STI (2020-2023) is an international research project with partners from 16 countries that aims to analyse the participation of women in science, technology and innovation dialogues between Europe and third countries. 

Gender-SMART (2018-2022) is about achieving gender equality in research performing and research funding organidations in the agricultural and life sciences field through the implementation of Gender Equality Plans

GENDERACTION (2017-2021) is a capacity-building project promoting gender equality in the European research area by creating an innovative policy community to implement gender priorities through training and mutual learning, as well as policy recommendations. 

GRANteD (2019-2023) is a research project looking at the occurrence and causes of gender bias in the allocation of research grants. It also studies the consequences of gender bias in grant allocation for gender bias in the development of careers in research and innovation. 

HARMONIA (2021-2025) will provide a resilience assessment platform to help urban stakeholders understand and quantify Climate Change effects. Based on satellite and auxiliary data, the HARMONIA platform will offer a user-friendly knowledge base, dispensing detailed information on a local neighborhood and street level.

IberusTalent (2018-2024) is an Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) programme cofunded by the EU as part of the H2020-Marie Slodowska Curie Action Cofund.

INSPIRE is Europe's Centre of Excellence on inclusive gender equality in research and innovation. It brings together cutting-edge knowledge, ambitious policy approaches, and innovative practices to provide a gateway for scholars, equality experts, practitioners and trainers to connect and share resources, as well as co-create new ones.

LeTSGEPs (2020-2023) is a consortium of eight partners working together to end gender imbalance in research institutions, through the use of Gender Equality Plans and gender budgeting at six partner organisations.

NEXUS (2023-2025) co-designs, implements, monitors and evaluates innovative and targeted actions aimed at bridging inclusivity gaps in nine research organisations and their respective R&I ecosystems with the aim to bolster institutional change through the development of inclusive Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) in intersectional and intersectoral directions.

RESET (2021-2024) will combine an intersectional approach to gender equality with the collective intelligence fostered and harvested through the co-design of Gender Equality Plans

R&I PEERS (2018-2022) will create and validate pilot experiences that disrupt gender-biased approaches and unconscious rules which limit participation by and careers for women in research and innovation by developing seven Gender Equality Plans

SESA (Smart Energy Solutions for Africa) (2021-2025) is a collaborative project between the European Union and nine African countries that aims at providing energy access technologies and business models that are easily replicable and generate local opportunities for economic development and social cohesion in Africa.

SHEMAKES (2021-2022) will empower future female innovators of the sustainable fashion industry through capacity-building and access to hard skills, technology and innovation as well as to networking, business modelling and role models.

SMARTDEST (2020-2023) is an EU-funded H2020 research project, bringing together 11 universities and 1 innovation centre from seven European and Mediterranean countries. It aims to develop innovative solutions in the face of the conflicts and externalities that are produced by tourism-related mobilities in cities, by informing the design of alternative policy options for more socially inclusive places in the age of mobilities.

SPEAR (2019-2022) has the central objective of implementing Gender Equality Plans in nine implementing research performing organisations. Using a community of learning and practice to ensure long-term sustainability. 

SUPERA (2018-2022) will is to implement six Gender Equality Plans in 6 organisations from Southern and Central Europe and encouraging gender balance in career progression, decision-making and research content. 

SUPPORTER  (2023-2025) (Securing Sports Education Through Innovative and Inclusive Gender Equality Plans) is an EU project funded under Horizon-Widera 2022 that aims to contribute to more inclusive gender equality in the European Research Area (ERA) through a focus on sports education. 

TARGET (2017-2021) is a consortium of ten partners initiating institutional change through Gender Equality Plans in seven institutions in the Mediterranean basin – including research performing organizations, research funding organizations and a network of universities.

TARGETED-MPI (2020-2024) supports higher education and research organisations to implement Gender Equality Plans. Focussing on institutional changes in business and management schools to drive more inclusive, sustainable, and transparent academic cultures.

UniSAFE (2021-2024) has a dual objective. First, to produce robust and knowledge on gender-based violence in universities and research organisations. Second, to translate the knowledge into operational tools and recommendations for universities, research organisations and policymakers to reduce such violence. 

WalNUT (2021-2026) aims to redesign the value and supply chain of nutrients from wastewater and brine, creating innovative solutions for nutrient recovery while contributing to circular economy and sustainability in the EU agricultural sector

Completed sister projects

Last modified: 2023-09-14