Report of the Expert Group on “the Interim Evaluation of Gender Equality as a crosscutting issue in Horizon 2020”.
This report is a long version of the one that was submitted by the “Commission Expert Group on the interim evaluation of Gender equality as a crosscutting issue in Horizon 2020” to contribute to the overall interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 as set in Article 32 of the Horizon 2020 Framework Regulation. This report aims to identify possible improvements in the implementation of gender equality as a crosscutting issue in Horizon 2020. It assists the European Commission in assessing gender equality, and – in particular – the gender dimension in research and innovation content, as a crosscutting issue at the various stages of the implementation of Horizon 2020 from the Work Programme definition to the funded projects. It aims to provide a solid evidence base for designing future activities and initiatives, in particular the preparation of the exante impact assessment of the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
This report was drafted by the Commission expert group on the interim evaluation of gender equality as a crosscutting issue in Horizon 2020.