EQUALS-EU is an international project that includes 19 organizations from 15 countries in the world. It aims to increase gender equity by empowering women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through capacity building for innovation and leadership and developing gender-inclusive innovation ecosystems in local communities and cities in Europe and in non-European countries in the Global North and South. The project is coordinated by Oslo Metropolitan University from Norway. Two Turksih organisations participate in the project consortium: HAVELSAN and Middle East Technical University (METU). The project is supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme. This is the first project supported by Horizon that HAVELSAN participates in.
With this project, HAVELSAN serves to the followings;
Project start and end date: 01.01.2021 – 30.12.2023
HAVELSAN Yıldız Open Innovation Center, the first open innovation center of the Defense Industry in Turkey, was established in 2017 and ensures sustainable growth and prosperity by developing and disseminating new technologies, processes and products.
Within the scope of this project carried out at HAVELSAN Yıldız Open Innovation Center by the Innovation Management Team Leadership at HAVELSAN, an innovation camp will be organized in which effective female leaders in the field of innovation assume the roles of educators and mentors. The innovation camp will allow exchange of ideas between mentors and participants. Announcements of the innovation camp and applications will be made on the HAVELSAN Yıldız Open Innovation Center website.
HAVELSAN Yıldız Open Innovation Center