Inspire Policy Making by Territorial Evidence
  • Seminar "Revealing territorial potentials and shaping new policies - Contribution to the post-2020 Cohesion policy debate"

    Valletta, 24-25 May 2017 – In cooperation with the Maltese EU Presidency, the ESPON EGTC is organizing a seminar to contribute to the debate on the performance and future of EU Cohesion policy and to address territories with geographic specificities. Registration is open. More 

    High-Level Workshop "European Policy Orientations on Territorial Development"

    Brussels, 20 February 2017 - The ESPON EGTC, with the support of the Committee of the Regions, organizes a high-level workshop aimed at discussing strategic orientations for 2018. More 

    Transnational Outreach – Survey on policy needs

    To support stakeholders with tailor-made territorial evidence, a survey is open. Views of stakeholders at transnational, national and regional level will help to design and implement effective transnational activities. Please complete the questionnaire by 20 February 2017.

    Call for Tender "Territorial and urban dimensions of digital transition in Europe"

    The ESPON EGTC has launched a Call for Tender “Territorial and urban dimensions of digital transition in Europe". Deadline for the submission of the offers is 22 March 2017 at 10:30. More 

    Focus group meeting of the ESPON “Possible European Territorial Futures” project

    Vienna, 20-21 February - The territorial impacts on European cities and regions of three imaginary futures will be discussed at a focus group meeting on 20/21 February 2017 in Vienna. More 

  • Policy Brief

    Polycentric Territorial Structures and Territorial Cooperation

    Polycentricity is a concept that encourages regions and cities, working with neighbouring territories, to explore common strengths and reveal potential complementarities, which brings added value that cannot be achieved by the individual regions and cities in isolation. The Policy Brief "Polycentric Territorial Structures and Territorial Cooperation" builds on existing evidence produced by ESPON highlighting the polycentric development potential in Europe. 

  • Stakeholder proposals for ESPON Targeted Analyses

    The next cut-off date for the submission of stakeholder proposals is on 23 June 2017. More 

  • Videos ESPON Tools

    To address today’s policy development, territorial diversity and cohesion challenges, ESPON provides a number of tools with valuable information and data for countries, regions, cities, and citizens. 

  • Evidence for Structural Funds Programmes

    The ESPON TerrEvi project produced factsheets presenting selected ESPON evidence in easy-to-understand way for all territorial cooperation programme areas. More


  • Calendar

    20 Feb 17 High-level Workshop in Brussels
    20-21 Feb 17 Focus group ESPON Territorial Futures in Vienna
    24-25 May 17 ESPON Seminar in Valletta
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