Recognising related projects within the field is also important in order to embed the initiative in the surrounding society and find synergies. Let us know in case you have a project with similar interests and wish to collaborate and have the project listed within our website by contacting Research Coordinator Matias Heikkilä at 

Projects related to the themes of Sustainable Welfare Systems in a broad sense include the following.

Campusbased competence building for social welfare and healthcare services


The Pad Project

RDIWELL (National Ecosystem for Effectiveness Research, Development and Innovation: From Volume- to Value-based Health and Wellbeing Service). Formed in collaboration with SWS and Tampere university, University of Eastern Finland, University of Helsinki, THL and University of Lapland in order to facilitate a new national RDI-platform for effectiveness expertise in the field of health- and socialcare.

MULTI-ACT – The EU-funded MULTI-ACT project aims to increase the impact of health research on people with brain diseases. It will create and implement a new model allowing for the effective cooperation of all relevant stakeholders and be applicable in defining the scope of health research and innovation as well as new metrics for the evaluation of its results.

Tietoon pohjautuva jaettu päätöksenteko terveydenhuollossa (PROSHADE)

The Health System Response Monitor (HSRM) has been designed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to collect and organize up-to-date information on how countries are responding to the crisis. It focuses primarily on the responses of health systems but also captures wider public health initiatives. This is a joint undertaking of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the European Commission, and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

INSOTE – Integroitu työote uusiutuvassa sote-keskuksessa: kohti dialogisuutta, osallisuutta ja tilallisuutta – Tutkii uudistuvan sote-keskuksen muotoutumista ja integroituvia palveluja suunnitteluprosessin ja kahden ”tapauksen” – vapautuvien vankien ja vaikeiden huoltoriitojen keskellä elävien asiakkaiden – näkökulmista.

RECPHEALS – Resilience, crisis preparedness and security of supply of the Finnish health system