Sustainable Work Blog

Sustainable work as a resource for health, innovation and growth

This is a platform aimed at promoting the inclusion of sustainable work as a resource for health, innovation and growth in Horizon 2020. It is built on a consortium of leading Swedish OSH researchers, social partners and representatives from Swedish private companies and authorities. At this website you can learn more about sustainable work, find resources and expand you network of partners. Welcome!


Breakfast at EPICOH2017

Welcome to a presentation of draft calls in horizon 2020’s final work programme for 2018-2020. There are several interesting topics on occupational health. The time to start thinking about your consortium is now! Tuesday 8.00-8.45am, Carrick (level 1)...


Draft Work Programmes 2018-20 for SC1

The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018 – 2020 för Societal Challange 1 – Health, demographic change and well-being has been circulated to the member states Within the field of sustainable work, there are two calls that are especially interesting;...


Calls and comments on H2020 Work Packages 2018-2020

We have revised the texts we discussed at the Brussels workshop in April 2016 according to the Scoping papers from the European Commission. One new suggested call text concerns mental health at the workplace which is an emerging...


The platform recieves funding until 2018

The platform for Sustainable Work in Horizon 2020 has recieved funding from the Swedish Innovation Office for an additional 2 years. The platform has over the past two years been working with advocacy and networking activities regionally, nationally...


Research Proposals for Horizon 2020

The challenges of global competition, digitalisation and demographic change demonstrate the need for new research and innovation on sustainable work systems and innovative workplaces. The recent launching of the consultation of European Pillar of Social Rights also highlights...


Information meetings on upcoming calls in Horizon 2020

During the fall of 2015, many new calls in Horizon 2020 will open. To help prepare your participation, VINNOVA together with several other research financing agencies will be hosting information meetings in Stockholm, Sweden National Contact Points, Programme Committee...


Swedish Research on Work Organization 2007-2013

Sweden has by tradition had a strong research capacity in several domains of Working Life Research, but changes in the research funding structure, the academic environments, research priorities as well as other major changes in society, inevitably affects...