WiTEC was formed as a network in 1988 and after more than ten years of networking and project activities related to women and SET, established itself as a non-profit European association in May 2001.

WiTEC has the following aims at European level:

To increase the number of girls and women studying SET subjects and to help them progress to related careers

To develop women’s technical and entrepreneurial skills through training initiatives and projects

To create information exchanges and networking opportunities for women in SET

To promote and support research into areas relating to women in SET

To support initiatives to promote the Gender Mainstreaming Policy

To promote regional, national and international awareness and interest in this field.