The CASPER project successfully concludes by suggesting three scenarios for a future European gender equality certification in Research and Innovation

We have recently brought to its conclusion the CASPER project after a three months extension granted by an amendment, and sealed by a final public (online) event last March. CASPER’s key goal was to study the feasibility of establishing a European certification system for gender equality in Research and Innovation.The Smart Venice team of researchers,…Read more »

Collabora con noi! Selezioniamo candidati/e per uno stage disponibile nell’ambito di un progetto EU-H2020

? Sei neolaureato/a o studente/ssa magistrale in scienze sociali, studi di genere, studi umanistici (UNIVE o UNIPD)? Ti interessa fare un’esperienza di stage, di 6 mesi, nell’ambito di un progetto europeo, in tema di innovazione sociale e digitale? Cerchiamo uno/a stagista da inserire nel progetto europeo H2020 Families Share  che si pone come obiettivo quello di…Read more »


With this post we start sharing resources and knowledge  on topics related to the 2 main EU funded Projects we are involved in, to spread valuable knowledge and stimulate debate and reflections. This first one pertains to Erasmus+ Gender4STEM.  Posts will be in ENG and ITA (scrolling down) and shared on our organization and projects’…Read more »

Families_Share. Socializing care in neighborhoods through digital social innovation and co-designed OS technologies

Work life balance is always difficult and for parents in particular, engaged into ‘acrobatic’ efforts to combine two domains with often diverging rythms and needs, and in a socio-economic context featured by unstable job conditions and welfare cuts. We are proud of being one of the promoting partners of the  Families_Share project which was recently…Read more »

The new Gender4STEM project kicked off! Participatory co-design of an on line learning platform for STEM teachers.

Laying down the building blocks of innovation means also to inspire youngsters to pursue scientific and technological studies and careers. Inclusive innovation is the goal of the Gender4STEM, aiming at creating  digital tools to overcome gender gap in STEM (Science Technology Mathematics & Engineering), nurturing girls’ interest towards these fields and ultimately increase the number…Read more »

A European Manifesto for Citizen Engagement and Inclusive Smart Cities

While at Smart Venice we are busy for the final rush before opening LagunaLibre, the first eco-bistrot & cultural –social hub in Venice, we are still intensively committing as active contributors to the European Innovation Partnership on Smart cities and Communities. Our CEO, Maria Sangiuliano, is leading the Action Cluster Citizen Focus and she has…Read more »