... for more Gender Equality

Staatspreis für Chancengleichheit in F&E

Country

Austria

Implemented as:

Competition

First awarded:

2009

Name of the award:

National prize for equal opportunities in R&D

Presented by:

Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)

Responsible for implementation:

ÖGUT - FEMtech competence centre

Target group:

research and development-intensive enterprises, extra-faculty research institutes

Tools:

Self-assessment tool

Categories for various target groups:

Different awards for SMEs and large companies, but application documents are the same

Number of organizations receiving an award:

6

Short description / special features

The competition was held for the first time in 2009, awarded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology. The Target group is companies research and development-intensive enterprises and extra-faculty research institutes of any size.

The national prize for equal opportunities in R&D is subdivided into six categories. The winners also receive a prize money for the intended purpose to initiate measures for equal opportunities of 10.000,- EUR each.

LINK: www.femtech.at/index.php?id=34&L=2