Photo: Aleksi Poutanen/Helsinki Marketing

Research and Innovation Excellence through gender equality: New pathways and challenges

The conference takes place at the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel in the very centre of Helsinki, right on the city’s iconic seafront. 

The conference is free of charge for the participants. The accommodation and travel expenses are, however, covered by the participants.


Scandic Grand Marina Hotel

Katajanokanlaituri 7, 00160 HELSINKI

tel. +358 (0)9 16 661

Hotel is located next to the conference center for your convenience.

Please make your room reservation directly via hotel link

Special rate for conference accommodation 23.10. – 24.10.2019: 

  • Standard single room 145 € / night 
  • Standard double/twin room 165 € / night 
  • Rates include breakfast and wifi.
  • Rates are valid for bookings confirmed before October 9, 2019 and are subject to availability.
  • Payment by credit card. The conference organization is not responsible for hotel bookings or for any additional costs during your stay.


The conference organizers would like to offer the possibility for participants to bring posters and limited amount of other materials to exhibit during the lunch and coffee breaks. If you are interested in doing this, please contact


If you have any questions related to practicalities of the conference – please contact:

Tiia Vasko 
Event Manager 
CWT Meetings & Events

If you have any questions related to the speakers or the program of the event – please contact:

Matti Kajaste 
Ministry of Education and Culture
Department for Higher Education and Science Policy and General Upper Secondary Education
P.O. Box 29, FI-00023 Government, Finland
+358 50 573 1109

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 859383 – NEWPATHWAYS.