Call for Tenders for Targeted Analysis “The Material Cultural Heritage as a Strategic Territorial Development Resource: Mapping Impacts Through a Set of Common European Socio-economic Indicators” (re-launched)

The service shall attempt to quantify the impacted contributions of the material cultural heritage to regional development over the past 5 years by establishing a set of comparable socio-economic indicators and performing data collection in the stakeholders’ territories.

The main outcome should be a common theoretical framework defining the most important economic sectors in which material cultural heritage has an impact and developing the empirical evidence of such impact and a reporting and monitoring system to present this impact in a structured way.


  1. Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage, NO (lead stakeholder)
  2. Brussels Capital region (Heritage Department), BE
  3. Flanders Heritage Agency, BE
  4. Swedish National Heritage Board, SE
  5. Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, NL
  6. European Council of Spatial Planners, BE
  7. Romanian Ministry of Culture and National Identity, RO
  8. Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic, SK
  9. Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, SI
  10. Federal office for Cultural Heritage, AT

ESPON Projects and Publications Relevant for this Targeted Analysis


The maximum available budget for this contract is 265.000,00 EUR (two hundred sixty five thousand Euros), EXCLUSIVE of VAT but inclusive of all other taxes, disbursements, travel, accommodation and delivery costs.

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions and answers, can be accessed free of charge, until 7 days before submission deadline, as follows:


Deadline for the submission of the offers is 12 December 2017 at 15:00 (CET - Central European Time).

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