Engineers play an important role in the innovative performance and the competitiveness of European countries. The aim of this report is therefore to provide a comprehensive overview of the most important indicators with respect to the European labour market for engineers and to their education. The report covers the 27 European Union member states, the EU applicants Croatia and Iceland as well as Norway and Switzerland. Generally, the indicators show a great heterogeneity between the countries. The extent to which engineers are appreciated appears to differ widely across Europe.
German Economic Institute (IW)
The shortage of skilled workers is increasingly confronting companies in Germany with major challenges. In view of the demographic and transformational tasks, there is a considerable danger that this situation will exacerbate.
The project "Digitalisation and Work Design in Elderly Care" focuses on company design paths and design practices of digitalisation.