SDG 5: Gender Equality

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Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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Innovation & Diversity

The seminar focuses on the context between the development of sustainable innovations and diversity. Among other topics, the seminar offers a theoretical overview of the topics of diversity management and human-centered design. Based on concrete examples from application-oriented projects, the resulting necessity of considering different diversity categories, including gender, will be elaborated and discussed in plenary.

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Expanding Engineering Limits: Culture, Diversity and Gender

The course analyses the interrelationships between engineering, social practices and their culture in the context of gender and diversity. The focus is on cultural aspects of gender and diversity, which have a significant impact on who becomes an engineer, what issues are addressed and how the execution and quality of problem solving, design, technology and products are affected.

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Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Hub

The activities within the RRI Hub promote a socially responsible and sustainable orientation of research, innovation and teaching. In the spirit of an open innovation ecosystem, a cooperation between science and civil society is facilitated, e.g. by providing the local urban society and students with living lab spaces to meet and experiment.

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Cluster of Excellence "Internet of Production"

The research activites within the sub-project "Equal Opportunities" aim at promoting an inclusive and diverse working environment that fosters innovation by implementing a diversity management approach in complex organizational structures. Within the sub-project "Integrated Usage", the human worker and user is placed at the centre of attention of the socio-technical production system revolving around the idea of IoP in order to enable a sustainable implementation of the IoP.

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Fuel Science Center

Diversity and a non-discriminatory, inclusive working environment offer a multitude of opportunities and social as well as economic advantages in innovation processes. In this context, the implementation of diversity management in engineering-based research networks is examined.

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SFB TRR 188 – Sub-project "Equal Opportunities"

Personnel diversity and a non-discriminatory, inclusive working environment offer a wide range of opportunities and social and economic benefits in innovation processes. In this context, the implementation of diversity management in engineering research networks is investigated.

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