Current Projects

The European Centre is constantly implementing a range of up to 20 national and international research projects in the fields of work & welfare and health & care. Comparative and applied research aims at increasing the evidence and the knowledge-base to design policies responding to societal challenges such as population ageing, poverty, social inclusion and inequalities, innovative employment and long-term care policies, labour migration and digitalisation.

Please refer to the Annual Report of Activities for older projects.



2019-03-01 - 2021-12-31

FUTUREGEN aims to understand how entwined GENder inequalities in health and care-giving/receiving evolve across GENerations in connection with cultural and social contexts and individual realities, and how identified sex/gender inequalities may evolve in the FUTURE.


Bridging the gap between legislation and practice in the posting of workers

2020-01-01 - 2021-12-31

The project studies the gap between procedures and practices in the enactment of EU rules on posting, identifies challenges and develops and shares effective ways of addressing these for posting companies and implementation agencies in cross-border collaboration.


The EUROMOD microsimulation model

2012-02-01 - 2021-08-31

EUROMODupdate2 draws on the first update round (2009-2011) and aims to further develop and update the EUROMOD microsimulation model. A Policy Update 2012–2020 and subsequent updates to 2010–12–14–15–16–17 and 2018 EU-SILC data (in 2020) are part of this round.


Indicators for measuring child poverty and its combating in European cities

2020-06-30 - 2021-04-30

This project will identify indicators related to child poverty in European cities for the following dimensions: definition; prevalence; consequences in all areas of life; living conditions of children concerned; measures to combat child poverty.


Alpine Space Transnational Governance of Active and Healthy Ageing

2018-04-16 - 2021-04-15

ASTAHG builds a transnational governance board to help Alpine Space regional governments to implement and monitor policies for active and healthy ageing, local governments to identify most suitable initiatives and social innovators to channel services and products.