The European Gender Summit was convened jointly by The European Science Foundation and genSET (a Portia Ltd project) with the generous sponsorship of COST, Ingersoll Rand, the Elsevier Foundation and ATGENDER. The event was held under the auspices of the Cyrpus Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the Council of Europe. The event had the gracious support of a number of MEPs, including Britta Thomsen, Teresa Riera Madurell, Marita Ulvskog, Joanna Senyszyn, Antigoni Papadopoulou and Kent Johansson. The main venue for the event was the European Parliament. Various leading European science organisations also acted as supporting partners.