The programme pursues the following specific objectives:

a. Support women bioinformaticians and computational biologists in their transition from senior postdocs to independent junior PIs; 

b. Promote the recognition of the scientific achievements of women bioinformaticians and computational biologists;

c. Increase the participation of women in bioinformatics research and leadership by promoting the exchange of knowledge and experience of outstanding women researchers through activities such as seminars, conferences, training opportunities, and mentorships, and facilitating collaborations with established research groups; 

d. Raise awareness and promote research on sex and gender bias analysis in computational biology and AI research for personalised medicine applications and scientific practice;

e. Foster collaboration and communication among women scientists in the international scientific community, by establishing a network of researchers and institutions, thereby multiplying their impact.