Past Projects

Review of report on pharmaceutical consumption

2017-11-06 - 2017-12-31

A number of countries regularly publish data on the consumption of pharmaceuticals. Recently, the Main Association of the Austrian Social Security Institutions has provided administrative data on pharmaceutical consumption in Austria which have been analysed and presented in a draft report. The European Centre will coordinate an external evaluation of these analyses.


WHO - Conceptual note on long-term care and universal health coverage

2017-12-04 - 2017-12-29

Taking the universal health coverage (UHC) pledge that is part of the Sustainable Development Goals as a starting point, this project aims to develop a conceptual note that reflects on how UHC can be extended to long-term care and the policy implications deriving from it. This will be carried out in close collaboration with WHO Europe.


Bridge Building Summer School on social welfare

2017-03-02 - 2017-10-15

The Bridge Building Summer School on social welfare was a response to the need for capacity building from the 2016 Launch event 'Building Bridges in Social Welfare Policy in Eastern Europe' (19 September 2016 in Vienna) regarding joint research, project acquisition and project development, especially, in the areas of youth unemployment, labour market policy, healthy and active ageing and demographic change.


Training course ‘work 4.0’

2016-11-10 - 2017-04-30

The so-called ‘Industry 4.0’ is regarded as the 4th industrial revolution and has enormous impacts on the world of work. It influences qualification needs, work organisation, the quality of work, and, in more general, the collaboration between human and technology. The course covered major work-related topics during its seven training modules such as new forms of work organisation, changes/needs for ‘learning & skills’, diversity, gender and the ageing of work force.


Social situation monitor

2013-04-03 - 2017-03-31

We analyse issues related to living conditions and its various determinants and aspects such as income, wealth, poverty, taxes and benefits, consumption, access to health, long-term care and other services, time use, social mobility, social inclusion and social participation. It helps identify socio-economic groups (such as the elderly, families with children, youth, ethnic minorities, migrants etc.) which may be at a particular disadvantage and would need to be targeted by policies.