Gender equality in the project team

Research shows that mixed teams are more efficient and innovative. We encourage gender equality in projects that receive funding from us.

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When you apply for funding in any of Vinnova's initiatives, you are encouraged to work for an equal gender distribution between women and men at all levels of the project. You also need to keep in mind that women and men should have equal opportunities for power and influence in the project. Consideration should also be given to how resources such as working hours or grant are distributed within the project.

If the project is not equated at present, you as an applicant asked to comment on this. For example, it may be that the gender distribution in the project team is not relevant at this stage of the project. You then need to describe long-term objective linked to gender equality and how in the project's implementation you will work to achieve this objective.

How gender equality aspects are assessed is stated in the respective program's announcement text.

How do I get started?

How do I get started with integrating gender equality into our project group and the results of the project? And what is meant by gender aspects in our project ?

Here you will find support and guidance in the work on gender equality


Do you have questions about how Vinnova works with gender equality and gender and gender perspectives? Feel free to contact any of us.

Max Parknäs

Administrative Officer

+46 8 473 31 67

Sophia Ivarsson

Programme manager

+46 8 473 31 60

Last updated 18 August 2020

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