Projects per topic
Projects in Subject Area Gender & Diversity
IEA User-Centred Energy Systems (Users TCP), Annex “Empowering all”: Gender in policy and implementation for achieving transitions to sustainable energy
ÖGUT supports the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) in developing country-specific recommendations for integrative energy strategies. This concerns political interventions and technology developments.
IEA Equality in Energy Transitions Initiative
The Equality in Energy Transitions Initiative (formerly known as Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment - C3E International) is a Technology Collaboration Programme of the IEA. The Equality Initiative aims to accelerate gender equality and diversity in clean energy transitions and close the gender gap by 2030. This goal will be accomplished through creating a framework for co-operation and information sharing among member countries, as well as exchanging best practices for effective strategies to advance gender equality and diversity in the clean energy field.
Activities for the FEMtech initiative
With FEMtech, the Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) supports women in research and technology and creates equal opportunities in industrial and non-university research.
Network Laura Bassi 4.0 - Digitization and Equal Opportunities
Together with JOANNEUM RESEARCH, ÖGUT is supporting the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) in setting up the “Digitization and Equal Opportunities” network. Which factors lead to inequality and how can they be dealt with?
The Role of Women in Transformation
Our society is confronted with major challenges and gender equality plays an important role in respect to sustainable development. In order to initiate and shape according transformation processes in organisations and society as a whole, it is necessary to focus on the deployment of female and male potential. ÖGUT engages in these topics in the course of a background study and a workshop at the Growth in Transition Conference 2018 (the motto was: Europe’s Transformation: Where People Matter).
Gender Career Management
Goal of the „Gender Career Management“ is to help more women reach leading positions by providing various counseling and accompanying offers for small and middle enterprises. ÖGUT, together with project partners, offers enterprise analysis and implementation support.
FEMtech expert database
The FEMtech expert database is designed to increase the visibility of female experts and support their chances of professional success. Currently more than 1900 female experts from over 100 specialisms are registered on the database, making it the most comprehensive expert database in Austria. The OEGUT advertises the database to potential experts and is responsible for ensuring the quality of information on the database.
Equal opportunities for women and men in the energy sector
A background study on the topic of “Equal opportunities for women and men in the energy sector“. The results of this study were presented in the form of a workshop at the “Wachstum-in-Wandel-Konferenz 2016” (“Shifts in Growth Conference 2016”) and measures to achieve change in this area will be discussed. Building on this workshop, basic data on the topic of gender equality in the energy sector will be collected.
Management of the FEMtech website
The website www.femtech.at is a platform covering all current information surrounding the FEMtech initiative and is managed by the OEGUT. Notable topics include the expert database, a feature on the female expert of the month, an event calendar and news and information on current publications.
Improving Gender Equality Competences of Persons Responsible for Personnel Development in Private Enterprises and Higher Education (GeCo )
Development of a transnational Web Platform for HR Managers that helps to implement equal opportunities in organisations. Sponsored by the EU-Programme Life Long Learning Programme (LEONARDO DA VINCI TRANSFER OF INNOVATION PROJECT).