This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 788204.

Description of the ACT Communities of Practice

The main objective of the ACT – Life Science CoP will be to find practical solutions to change institutional culture towards Gender Equality. Members of the CoP will decide jointly on which specific problem, behaviour, practice, or process the CoP will focus on and develop the solution in a collaborative manner.
Fundació Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CRG), Spain
The CoP gathers practitioners - representatives of higher education institutions, research funding organizations, policy-making organizations, non-governmental organizations and entrepreneurships operating in Central and Eastern Europe, who undertake or are willing to undertake initiatives aiming at achieving gender equality in their organizations.
Universytet Jagiellonski (UJ), Poland
The thematic focus of this new Community of Practice is tackling gender biases in decision-making by the means of Gender Budgeting. The emphasis will be on the gendered managerial mechanisms through which organisations formulate budgets and allocation of resources.
Haskoli Islands (UoI), Iceland
Community of Practice aimed at Research Funding Organisations (RFOs) throughout the European Research Area, with some international participation. Science Foundation Ireland will act as lead partner, bringing together gender equality practitioners in RFOs to promote knowledge sharing.
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Ireland
The main objective of the GENERA CoP: Gender Equality in Physics and beyond is joining forces for institutional change towards gender equality. The GENERA CoP is committed to the goal of monitoring and improving the implementation of gender equality GEPs and measures in the physics research field and STEM fields. We share the vision of a diverse...
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchroton (DESY) & Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Germany
This Community of Practice is a follow up of previous projects where the CNRS or other French partners were involved as INTEGER, GenderTime, TRIGGER, EGERA, etc. We want to address organizational settings and academic cultures which are characterized by modest resources and centralized management.
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
This Community of Practice will be consisting of persons from different academic institutions in Slovenia who are interested in implementing gender equality measures at their institutions.
Znanstvenoraziskovalni Center Slovenske Akademije Znanosti In Umenosti (ZRC-SAZU), Slovenia 
This community of practice is integrated by representatives from different academic and scientific institutions in Latin America who are interested in evaluate and implement gender equality plans at their institutions.
Regional UNESCO Chair Women, Science and Technology in Latin America – FLACSO Argentina