FORMIT supports equal opportunities in science and technology

FORMIT a supporto delle pari opportunità nella cultura scientifica e tecnologica

Rome, February 3rd, 2017 – FORMIT is part of the list of entities selected to cooperate with the department of Equal Opportunities of the Italian Government on topics concerning the promotion of equal opportunities in the domain of science and technology.

Thanks to its relevant national and international experience in the field of research, innovation and technology transfer, FORMIT has been included in the list of subjects eligible to cooperate with the Department of Equal Opportunities of the Italian Government.

Highlighted among the firsts initiatives proposed to the selected subjects there is a public call for project aimed at supporting summer schools in the field of science, math, computer science and coding “IN ESTATE SI IMPARANO LE STEM - Campi estivi di scienze, matematica, informatica e coding”. The objective of this initiative is to encourage schools to activate cooperation activities with public and private organizations - including universities, research centers, associations, enterprises and foundations with consolidated experience and competences in the field of science, math, computer science and coding. To this end, this call finances the primary and secondary educational institutions of first and second degree for the realization of summer courses addressed primarily to female students.