The aim of this contract is to carry out case studies investigating the socio-economic impact of automation in the automotive and garment/apparel sectors in three European countries (Germany, Romania and Spain), focusing on labour process, job quality and gender differences within the workplace.In order to grasp the multifaceted effects of automation with particular attention to labour process, the project aims at investigating and understanding:

1) How automation technologies change the business model, production and economic process in the automotive and garment/apparel industries;

2) The implications of these changes for work organization, occupational health and safety, and job quality;

3) The implications of these changes in terms of tasks, occupations and skill requirements;

4) The drivers and barriers for the adoption of automation technologies within and between business models and countries (socio-economic and institutional structures);

5) The gender dimension of automation.

Extended TitleAutomation in the Automotive and Garment Sectors
Extended Description

Automation in the automotive and garment sectors.

Deadline Date2021-09-13
Publication Date2021-07-07
CountrySpain
Procurement StatusActive
TypeOpen procedure
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Value200000.00
OrganisationEuropean Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), JRC.B — Growth and Innovation (Seville), JRC.B.4 — Human Capital and Employment
AddressExpo Building, Calle Inca Garcilaso, 3
TownSevilla
Postal CodeE-41092
Class Code73200000
Class DescriptionResearch and development consultancy services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

Version of 2021-06-18

Automation in the Automotive and Garment/Apparel Sectors

The aim of this contract is to carry out case studies investigating the socio-economic impact of automation in the automotive and garment/apparel sectors in three European countries (Germany, Romania and Spain), focusing on labour process, job quality and gender differences within the workplace.

In order to grasp the effects of automation with particular attention to labour process, the project aims specifically at investigating and understand:

1) How automation technologies change the business model, production and economic process in the automotive and garment/apparel industries;

2) The implications of these changes for work organization, occupational health and safety, and job quality;

3) The implications of these changes in terms of tasks, occupations and skill requirements;

4) The drivers and barriers for the adoption of automation technologies within and between business models and countries (socio-economic and institutional structures);

5) The gender dimension of automation.

Extended TitleAutomation in the Automotive and Garment/Apparel Sectors
Extended Description

Automation in the automotive and garment/apparel sectors.

Publication Date2021-06-18
CountrySpain
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
Value200000.00
OrganisationEuropean Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), JRC.B — Growth and Innovation (Seville), JRC.B.4 — Human Capital and Employment
AddressExpo Building, Calle Inca Garcilaso, 3
TownSevilla
Postal CodeE-41092
Class Code73200000
Class DescriptionResearch and development consultancy services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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