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Winning consortia for the first seven Applied Research projects.

On August 2, 2016, Posted by , in News, Project Calls, Projects, With Comments Off on Winning consortia for the first seven Applied Research projects.

Under the Specific Objective 1 of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme, “Enhanced European territorial evidence production through applied research and analyses”, Applied Research projects (AR) contribute to the European territorial and analytical evidence base. ESPON AR respond to policy needs and focus on key priorities for territorial development, such as…

New ESPON EGTC Director

On May 24, 2016, Posted by , in News, Uncategorized, tags , , , With Comments Off on New ESPON EGTC Director

Press release from ESPON headquarters in Luxembourg At a meeting of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme held in Brussels on 17 March 2016, the appointment of Ms Ilona Raugze as new ESPON EGTC director was announced. Ilona joined the ESPON EGTC, which includes 15 staff, on the 1st of May…

Calls for Tender for Applied Research

On March 1, 2016, Posted by , in News, Project Calls, With Comments Off on Calls for Tender for Applied Research

10 December 2015 – Seven calls for tender for applied research in the framework of the Single Operation under the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme are open. The calls shall contribute to further developing and improving the ESPON knowledge base. The outcome of the calls will contribute to enhancing the European…

ESPON Seminar – Territory matters: Keeping Europe and its regions competitive

On February 29, 2016, Posted by , in EU Events, Events, News, With Comments Off on ESPON Seminar – Territory matters: Keeping Europe and its regions competitive

ESPON Seminar Territory matters: Keeping Europe and its regions competitive in Amsterdam, 16 and 17 June 2016 The territorial dimension of the European regional competitiveness and the use of territorial evidence in relation to policy development are more and more important for regions and cities. This has also been recognised…

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…

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…

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…

ESPON Evidence and Tools for EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

On December 13, 2013, Posted by , in News, With Comments Off on ESPON Evidence and Tools for EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

 EU Cohesion Policy of the European Union has the overall goal of promoting economic prosperity and social cohesion throughout the entire territory of the Union. The legislative pack setting the rules and the priority themes for the policy after 2014 are in negotiation in Brussels. Managing Authorities and their Joint…