Sustainable Work Blog

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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...

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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...

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In the head of a Horizon 2020 evaluator

VINNOVA invites you to a seminar on the evaluation of research and innovation/innovation action proposals. The seminar will be held by Monica Schofield, who has many years of experience in the EU research funding landscape, both as trainer...

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Sustainable work for young and old

19-20 November  at the Museum of Work in Norrköping with the theme “Sustainable work for young and old.” The conference is aimed at all those interested in research  on careers, work and everyday life. In today’s work, many...

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Register as a Horizon 2020 expert

Experts, as peer reviewers, assist in the evaluation of proposals and monitoring of actions. But in addition, and more importantly experts assist in the preparation, implementation or evaluation of programmes and design of policies. This includes the Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups. We...

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Draft Work Programmes 2016-2017 available

First Horizon 2020 draft work programmes for the period of 2016-2017 are circulating on the internet. As in previous years, although marked as ‘confidential’ they have been available to numerous organisations and partly made openly accessible online. Eurida...

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New book: Sustainable Working Lives

Sustainable Working Lives  – Managing Work Transitions and Health throughout the Life Course Editors: Vuori, Jukka, Blonk, Roland, Price, Richard H (Eds.) The purpose of this volume is to describe the impact of the increased demand for flexibility on...

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Workage – enhancing the engagement of older workers

Workage is a three year EU-funded project testing the proposition that the engagement and retention of employees aged 50+ will be improved by enhancing employee voice and empowering workplace practices for everyone. There is long-established evidence that health,...

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A Healthy Working Life in a Healthy Business

Understanding Small Enterprises (USE2015) Conference at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen 21-23 Oct 2015 Small businesses form the backbone of most economies and are attracting increased interest from academics, practitioners, consultants, social partners, government officials, and policy...