22 February 2012- In the framework of the upcoming Calls for Proposals, ESPON invites for an Info Day in Brussels on 10 May 2012.
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. The event will focus on the content specifications . . . → Read More: Info Day on Calls for Proposals and Partner Café in Brussels, 10 May 2012
ESPON releases today the final report of EUROISLANDS – The Development of the Islands, European Islands and Cohesion Policy. This targeted analysis project has studied the islands’ situation and the level of their divergence from the European average. The final report raises awareness of the specificities and diversity of this specific type of territories and takes . . . → Read More: EUROISLANDS Final Report
TPM – Territorial Performance Monitoring, the Inception Report is online
Territorial development at the regional level is becoming increasingly important for effectively addressing local and regional transformations as well as challenges at the European level. However, knowledge on the specific regional consequences of macro-challenges is limited and appropriate regional planning tools are rare.
The Territorial Performance Monitoring (TPM) . . . → Read More: Initial Information on Territorial Performance Monitoring Project
ESPON Database 2013, the Draft Final Report is now online
The Database will play a major role in the promotion of ESPON as an important player in the field of databases at the European scale. In partnership with Demifer, Edora Foci, ReRisk, TIPTAP and Priority 3 projects, the project provides a substantial database on European regions and . . . → Read More: ESPON Database 2013, the Draft Final Report is now online
EUROISLANDS – The Development of the Islands, European Islands and Cohesion Policy – the Draft Final Report is now online
The aim of the EUROISLANDS project is to deliver an appropriate reference work and a set of policy recommendations and strategic guidance to foster the sustainable development of the European islands within the European context. The Draft . . . → Read More: EUROISLANDS Draft Final Report online
ESPON published the final report of the Applied Research DEMIFER – Demographic and Migratory Flows affecting European Regions and Cities.
Two main developments form the point of departure for the project:
1. the ageing of the population in Europe in the next decades. A major consequence of the ageing of the population is that the working age population . . . → Read More: Final Report on Demography Published (DEMIFER Project)
The FOCI Draft Final Report sets out the emerging project findings. The FOCI project analyses the current state, trends and development perspectives for the largest cities and urban agglomerations within the European territory.
The report provides a general overview of the state and perspectives of city development based on a review of scientific literature. In addition the . . . → Read More: FOCI – Future Orientation for Cities, the Draft Final Report is now online
ESPON published its Project Overview which presents the ongoing projects by October 2010. The Overview presents for each priority of the ESPON 2013 Programme some key facts on ongoing projects as well as a glimpse of our intentions in the near future.
The ESPON Project Overview will be updated in autumn 2011 and in 2012 when all . . . → Read More: ESPON 2013 Project Overview
A recently launched ESPON Applied Research Project is focussing on the role of secondary cities or ‘growth poles’ in territorial development. This project asks to what extent a territorial strategy (such as the NSS) which favours balanced and sustainable territorial development is feasible in the context of current challenges and what specific role secondary cities can . . . → Read More: Role of Secondary Cities in Territorial Development -Implications for the National Spatial Strategy
TIGER – Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions
Find out more about the applied research project TIGER. This project is going to look at globalisation from a territorial perspective and to analyse its territorial aspects and its dynamics at different geographical scales.
ESPON TIGER, produced by Free University of Brussels as Lead Partner and University . . . → Read More: Tiger – New Priority 1 Applied Research Project on Globalisation