Gender equality in research and innovation

Through activities focused on gender equality, we at the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic strive to remove barriers that restrict the assertion of human talent and abilities in the field of research, development and innovation. At the same time, our goal is to support research projects that – in addition to economic or environmental impacts – also ask themselves questions about their social relevance. We strive to ensure that publicly funded research and innovation also address the issues of diversity, inclusion or social justice of research impacts,  thus having a positive impact on society as a whole – men, women or other groups. Through our activities in these areas, we join leading European agencies and participate in harmonizing the conditions for providing support in the European Research Area.



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Most of our activities for promoting gender equality have been realized thanks to the project GEECCO
(2017-2021) funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

For more information about the project, please see the project´s website:

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 741128.