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Presentations – Creating the Regions of Tomorrow: Maximising Ireland’s Reform Opportunity

On October 12, 2014, Posted by , in Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Presentations – Creating the Regions of Tomorrow: Maximising Ireland’s Reform Opportunity

All of the presentations from the ‘Creating the Region’s of Tomorrow: Maximising Ireland’s Reform Opportunity’ conference held on the 26th of September 2014 in Maynooth University are now available to download below: Minister Paudie Coffey TD – Opening Address [video] Professor Jim Walsh – Fifty Years of National and Regional…

ESPON Open Seminar “Opportunities and Threats for Territorial Cohesion: Blue Growth and Urban Poverty” Nafplion, Greece

On June 26, 2014, Posted by , in EU Events, Events, News, With Comments Off on ESPON Open Seminar “Opportunities and Threats for Territorial Cohesion: Blue Growth and Urban Poverty” Nafplion, Greece

The ESPON Open Seminar was held in Nafplion, Greece, on June 3rd to 6th 2014. Overall, 220 people, including policy makers, practitioners, scientists and experts were welcomed by representatives of the Hellenic EU Presidency, ESPON Monitoring Committee and Managing Authority. This event took place at the crossroads of two programming periods; while…

Creating the Regions of Tomorrow: Maximising Ireland’s Reform Opportunity

On March 13, 2014, Posted by , in Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Creating the Regions of Tomorrow: Maximising Ireland’s Reform Opportunity

  Save the Date One-Day Conference: The National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis in association with ESPON will host the following one-day conference:  Creating the Regions of Tomorrow:  Maximising Ireland’s Reform Opportunity Renehan Hall, NUI Maynooth, County Kildare Friday 26th September 2014 *Admission is free but registration is essential*   …

Submit Your Views on the New ESPON 2020 Programme

On March 13, 2014, Posted by , in News, With Comments Off on Submit Your Views on the New ESPON 2020 Programme

The ESPON Programme 2014-2020 is currently being developed and a draft version of the Cooperation Programme has been prepared. It sets out five specific objectives guiding future activities in  order to support policy development with European territorial evidence: (1) produce territorial evidence through applied research; (2) upgrade knowledge transfer and…

An interactive ESPON handbook for regions; How a European perspective could help detecting territorial potentials and challenges – Policy seminar

On January 29, 2014, Posted by , in EU Events, Events, Projects, With Comments Off on An interactive ESPON handbook for regions; How a European perspective could help detecting territorial potentials and challenges – Policy seminar

An interactive ESPON handbook for regions We are happy to invite you to a policy seminar on how a European perspective could help detecting territorial potentials and challenges. 11 February 2014, Brussels, Belgium Detecting Territorial Potentials and Challenges (DeTeC) is an ESPON scientific platform project that strives to support local…

ESPON Workshop: “European gateway cities and regions – New evidence on different types of gateways and their regions”

On December 13, 2013, Posted by , in EU Events, Events, News, Uncategorized, With Comments Off on ESPON Workshop: “European gateway cities and regions – New evidence on different types of gateways and their regions”

Brussels, 27 November 2013 Timing: 8h30 – 13h00 Background and objectives Europe’s gateway cities and regions have great potential for contributing to the achievement of Europe 2020’s targets. However, their potential contributions vary greatly as gateway cities and regions are as different from each other and as diverse as European…

What can ESPON offer to national and regional authorities?

On December 13, 2013, Posted by , in News, With Comments Off on What can ESPON offer to national and regional authorities?

ESPON has the role to support policy development in relation to EU Cohesion Policy. The programme provides pan-European evidence and knowledge about European territorial structures, trends, perspectives and policy impacts which enable comparisons amongst regions and cities. This forms a basis for finding additional opportunities for growth as well as…

ESPON Internal Seminar

On December 13, 2013, Posted by , in EU Events, Events, News, With Comments Off on ESPON Internal Seminar

Vilnius, Lithuania 4 – 5 December 2013 ESPON organised in cooperation with the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union its annual internal seminar under the topic of ‘Territorial Evidence for Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 and Territorial Agenda 2020’. The event took place in Vilnius on 4 and 5 December 2013 and…

Info Day on Calls for Proposals and Partner Café in Brussels, 10 May 2012

On February 29, 2012, Posted by , in EU Events, Events, Project Calls, Projects, With Comments Off on Info Day on Calls for Proposals and Partner Café in Brussels, 10 May 2012

22 February 2012– In the framework of the upcoming Calls for Proposals, ESPON invites for an Info Day in Brussels on 10 May 2012. Aim The purpose of the event is to inform and assist potential beneficiaries in preparing proposals for the upcoming Calls which will open on 18 April 2012….

Pre-announcement ESPON Calls for Proposals (18/04/12 – 13/06/12)

On February 29, 2012, Posted by , in News, Project Calls, With Comments Off on Pre-announcement ESPON Calls for Proposals (18/04/12 – 13/06/12)

22 February 2012 – The ESPON 2013 Programme pre-announces the upcoming Calls for Proposals on Targeted Analysis, Scientific Platform/Tools projects and Transnational Networking Activities.The Calls will open on 18 April 2012. The deadline for submitting proposals is 13 June 2012. The theme of the Call on Priority 2 – Targeted Analysis is…