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Building Europe’s Centre of Excellence on Inclusive Gender Equality in R&I
Creating Knowledge and Engaging in Collaborative Action

INSPIRE develops innovative tools and knowledge to address intersecting inequalities across the public and private sectors and geographical regions in Europe.

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Our work
Knowledge
Produce high-quality research on inclusive gender equality in Research and Innovation
Tools & Services
Develop methods, indicators and services to drive and steer change towards inclusive gender equality
Support
Create a sustainable and effective support eco-system for equality practitioners
Policy
Provide evidence to facilitate effective dialog among research, practitioners and policy makers
Knowledge & Support Hubs
Four thematic Knowledge and Support Hubs provide a bi-directional gateway between research and equality practitioners. Each Hub will carry out dedicated research and support three Communities of Practice.
Sustaining change
Sustaining change
Sustaining and deepening change in the R&I ecosystem.
Widening participation
Widening participation
Widening participation and reach of GEPs
Intersectionality
Intersectionality
Integrating an intersectional approach to equality
Innovation
Innovation
Promoting gender sensitive innovation communities and policies in the private sector
About us

We are a group of leading academic institutions and research organisations with extensive experience and knowledge of Gender Equality policies and practices.

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Consurtium
Rachel Louise Palmén
INSPIRE aims to build up the knowledge base and provide support for inclusive gender equality plans, providing the know-how on how to take an intersectional approach to gender equality in research organisations.
Rachel Louise Palmén, INSPIRE Coordinator and senior researcher at UOC
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Knowledge and Support Hubs
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Communities of Practice
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Institutions contribute to INSPIRE goals
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Equality Change Catalysts
Latest news and events
News
INSPIRE CfA External Evaluator
11.01.24
Call for Applications: External Evaluator for INSPIRE

INSPIRE is currently accepting applications from external institutions and companies interested in participating in the evaluation of the project’s activities. The evaluation aims to identify strengths and weaknesses, providing evidence-based recommendations for enhancing INSPIRE’s goal of becoming a sustainable center of excellence.

News
GEAM tool
04.01.24
A Closer Look at the Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring (GEAM) Tool

In a world striving for gender equality, it is vital to have tools that help organisations navigate the path toward balance and fairness. The Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring (GEAM) tool can provide the necessary insights to identify disparities, track progress, and implement effective policies. 

Exploring the GEAM Tool

Events
inspire conference participants
20.10.23
INSPIRE Conference 2023: Pioneering Inclusive Gender Equality in R&I

Earlier this month, the INSPIRE Conference in Budapest gathered more than 70 brilliant minds from around the world, coming together to dive into critical themes like gender equality, intersectionality, and Gender Equality Plans (GEPs).