Establishment and management of the European Social Policy Network
The consortium made up of Applica and CEPS/INSTEAD with the support of the European Social Observatory (OSE) has been awarded the contract to establish and manage the new European Social Policy Network (ESPN). The ESPN will provide high quality and timely independent information, advice, analysis and expertise in monitoring progress towards the EU’s social (protection and inclusion) goals and will help the Commission to identify and stimulate debate and discussion on effective policy developments and innovative developments in Member States.
Pilot project for the development of a common methodology on reference budgets series
The consortium made up of Applica and the University of Antwerp has been awarded the contract to develop a common methodology and examine the possibilities for developing cross-nationally comparable reference budgets in all EU Member States. The work will be carried out with the support of national experts and stakeholders.
Data collection and validation support for the management of the European Social Fund 2014-2020
The consortium made up of Alphametrics and Applica has been awarded the project to set up and run a "data support centre" which will assist Managing Authorities in collecting, processing and storing ESF data and thereby improve the quality, reliability and comparability of data on ESF interventions.
The future of manufacturing in Europe
The consortium made up of Applica and wiiw has won the project to This project explores scenarios for future developments in European manufacturing employment in the context of globalisation and rapid technological change.