WiTEC was formed as a network in 1988

After more than ten years of networking and project activities related to women and STEM it established itself as a non-profit European association in May 2001.

WiTEC has the following aims at European level:
TO INCRESE the number of girls and women studying STEM subjects and to help them progress into 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 STEM.
TO PROMOTE and support research in areas relating to women in STEM.
TO SUPPORT initiatives to promote the Gender Mainstreaming Policy.
TO PROMOTE regional, national and international awareness and interest in this field.