Projects - Persons with Disabilities

Inclusive entrepreneurship 2017

The study examines policies and programmes in the field of inclusive entrepreneurship (target groups: youth, women, seniors, unemployed, migrants and people with disabilities) in Europe. Furthermore, strategies and measures to support entrepreneurship in these underrepresented groups are identified. The Austrian Institute for SME Research is again (like in 2016) responsible for the country report Austria.
On behalf of: OECD
Expected completion: 2017
Contact: Eva Heckl

Early-Intervention-Strategien und Ansätze in Deutschland - Good Practices und Empfehlungen für Österreich
Early Intervention strategies and measures in Germany

The situation on the labour market for specific population groups (low skilled persons, migrants, 50+, etc.) becomes more problematic. One of the political solutions is early intervention. To draft such measures effectively the study analyses early intervention measures in Germany and draws lessons learnt for Austria. Methods applied are literature and document analysis, expert interviews and case studies.
On behalf of: Public Employment Service Austria
Expected completion: 2017
Contact: Eva Heckl

Inclusive entrepreneurship 2016

The study presents policies and programmes in the field of inclusive entrepreneurship (target groups: youth, women, seniors, unemployed, migrants and people with disabilities) in Europe. The Austrian Institute for SME Research is responsible for the country report Austria.
On behalf of: OECD
Completed: 2016/10
Contact: Eva Heckl

Creation and development of jobs in care and support services for people with disabilities or health problems

Aim of the study was to examine job creation and retention in the social care sector, describing the current situation and highlighting good practices in developing both the numbers and quality of the care workforce. The study focused on workers delivering community care services for persons with disabilities and/or chronic health problems below retirement age that promote social and economic integration.
On behalf of: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Co-operation: Panteia B.V. (lead)
Completed: 2013/06
Contact: Eva Heckl