Improving research careers could help to determine whether the EU maintains its status as a global leader in research and innovation and new technologies. Our party advocates for the creation of more permanent and secure positions for researchers. This includes pushing for policies that reduce the prevalence of short-term contracts and precarious employment. Promote policies that support a healthy work-life balance for researchers. Also to empower women researchers and ensuring and promoting gender equality, relying on the work of the Gender Equality in Academia and Research (GEAR) tool.