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Viviane Willis-Mazzichi, Head of Sector “Gender”, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission

The Sector “Gender” develops the strategy on Gender Equality in the European Policy for Research and Innovation and coordinates its implementation. The strategy encompasses three objectives:

  • Equal participation of female and male scientists at all levels
  • Equal participation of women and men in decision-making
  • Integration of sex and gender analysis in research content and programmes

It is implemented within the European Framework Programme Horizon 2020 and the European Research Area in collaboration with the Member States, Associated Countries and research institutions.

Most recent publications:
SHE Figures 2012

Structural change in research institutions

Gendered Innovations

Gender equality Policies in public research – released on 1st September 2014