GEAP's implementation:

genovate official siteThe GENOVATE Community is a platform which enables GENOVATE partners to share institutional information and case studies, and facilitates the coordination of a buddy system for bench learning.

The GENOVATE Community consist of seven GENOVATE partner institutions; the GENOVATE International Advisory Board; key strategic collaborators and stakeholders and the general public. It is a mechanism designed to facilitate meaningful knowledge exchange across the community at local, national and international levels within each of the partner institutions’ countries, across Europe and globally.

Meet LTU at EARMA 2014 in Tallinn, Estonia June 30 – July 2, 2014

The 20th Annual Conference of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) will take place from the 30th June till 2nd July 2014 in Tallinn, Tallinn University, Estonia. Widening participation: excellence, impact and professionalism

The Conference will focus on cross-border research collaboration, the challenges with regard to the HORIZON 2020 Programme, research management from policy to practice and on the professional development of research managers and administrators. EARMA 2014 is being hosted by Tallinn University on their campus in the centre of Tallinn.

Welcome to meet Lulea University of Technology (LTU) in the workshop:

Gender in research and administration (Monday, June 30 at 14:00-15:50
Chair: Paula Wennberg, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Speakers: Susi Poli, Bologna University, Italy
Malin Rosquist, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Johan Åkerman, Linköping University, Sweden

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Luleå University of Technology is the Swedish partner of the GENOVATE consortium. The LTU team members come from several divisions at LTU: Centre for Distance-spanning Technology, Industrial Work Environment and Gender&Technology.

Centre for Distance-spanning Technology (CDT) is a research, design and innovation joint venture between the core partners Luleå University of Technology and the IT industry.

CDT innovation and gender

The establishment of CDT’s innovation and gender platform is made possible by the combined efforts of CDT’s concluded and ongoing initiatives and projects in gender equality and diversity. The innovation and gender platform supports CDT's strategic business activities as well as CDT’s and its partners’ gender mainstreaming processes both in academia and industry. The aim of the innovation and gender platform is to contribute to an inclusive, innovative and reflective society.

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Genovate news from Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Luleå University of Technology (LTU) shall become a more gender-aware organization. Women and men should have equal opportunities in terms of research, innovation and access to higher academic positions. – We need to get the perspective into all our processes, says Ylva Fältholm, professor at the Division of Human Work Science and Dean of the Faculty of Science and technology.

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LTU gender research presented at County Administrative Board, Luleå Sweden

GENOVATE collaborate with County Administrative Board in the Northern region of Sweden in how gender equality benefits regional growth. Today's presentations are made by Ylva Fältholm och Maria Uden.

Kicking off Horizon 2020

Kicking off Horizon 2020 - Meet us at ICT 2013 in Vilnius, November 6-8, 2013

Already 5000 registered participants. LTU team will be there! Welcome to the Networking session:

Women in International ICT Research: Smart cities, Gender and Inclusion 6/11/2013 (16:00–16:50) Litexpo, Room H1E

Horizon 2020 is the European Commission's program for implementing the "Innovation Union" flagship initiative of the Europe 2020 strategy, aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. The program will run from 2014-2020 with a budget of over € 70 billion, and is the EC's new program for research and innovation, as part of efforts to create growth and jobs in Europe.

Equality, growth and innovation - in theory and practice

Recordings of all keynote speeches and some workshops are now available at

The EGI conference in Lulea, Sweden, October 9-10, 2013 attracted 250 participants, researchers, civil servants, entrepreneurs, politicians and others. The conference discussed the link between equality, growth and innovation based on experiences from theory and practice.
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