CTAG – Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia, Spain
CTAG – Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia is a private non-profit research centre located in Galicia in northwest Spain. CTAG was founded in 2002 to carry out research and development activities in the field of mobility. Their mission is to contribute to the increasing competitiveness of automotive companies, through the appropriation and transfer of related technologies, as well as to guide and boost development, research, and technological innovation in the sector. CTAG’s staff consists of around 800 people, most of them researchers with PhD's, engineers, and university graduates.
The CTAG team will contribute to our work to empower women in decision-making in research organisations. Increasing awareness of the gender composition of recruitment and promotion panels and scientific and administrative boards and gendered notions associated with leadership.
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Gema Antequera is a Project Manager at CTAG in Spain. She received her PhD in Science form the Université catholique de Louvaine (Belguim). She has also been working in the UK and Australia. She has been coordinating and contributing to more than 20 EU projects in the fields of Nanotechnology, Mobility and Robotics, promoting a gender equality perspective. Gema Antequera is leading the work to empower women in decision-making, and contributing to MINDtheGEPs as a whole.
Ana Paul received her degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad de Valladolid with a Master’s degree in Automotive Engineering and Management from the Fundación Politécnica de Catalunya. She joined CIDAUT in 1993, where she was involved in research and development activities and national projects. In 1999, she joined Volkswagen's SEAT, where she was in charge of the Human Machine Interface, Infotainment and Telematics Team. Since 2005, she is working at CTAG, where she is currently the Director of the Technology Innovation Division. She is also teaching master students in innovation management and automotive technologies at the University of Vigo. She has been part of several EU-funded projects, among others AIDE, EUROFOT, FREILOT, ECOMOVE, MOBI.EUROPE, and MOBI2GRID.
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MINDtheGEPS reducirá desequilibrios de género en instituciones de investigación europeas y generará datos para apoyar el desarrollo de políticas nacionales y europeas de igualdad de género en organizaciones de investigación. MINDtheGEPs une a 10 organizaciones de investigación de 7 países de la UE en la búsqueda de cerrar la brecha de género en la investigación y la innovación. Juntos, universidades, centros de investigación y una editorial científica trabajan para garantizar igualdad de género en el mundo académico e investigación científica. ¡Hacia organizaciones de investigación más abiertas e inclusivas!
MINDtheGEPs consortium. (2023). Reducir el desequilibrio de género en la comunidad investigadora. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8026941