Call for Tenders for Targeted Analysis “Urban-rural connectivity in non-metropolitan regions (URRUC)”

The service shall support decision-making related to the urban-rural transport connectivity challenges facing non-metropolitan regions limiting their access to essential services, business and employment opportunities.

The aim of the project is to improve transport policy and systems related to connectivity by engaging the participating stakeholders in knowledge transfer activities, developing networks of information exchange and advancing understanding of flexible and sustainable urban-rural mobility and accessibility. This process shall help identifying good policy practices upon which recommendations can be derived for policy makers and stakeholders in the stakeholder regions, as well as at the national and European levels. 


  1. Scarborough Borough Council, UK (Lead Stakeholder)
  2. Marina Alta, Spain
  3. Regione Liguria, Italy
  4. Västerbotten County, Sweden

ESPON Projects and Tools Relevant for this Targeted Analysis


The maximum available budget for this contract is 260,000.00 Euros (two hundred and sixty 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 2 February 2018 at 15:00   (CET - Central European Time).

More information

  • Any request for additional information must be made by email to the following address: [email protected].

This tender notice has been published at the “Portail des Marchés Publics” of Luxembourg ( and at the online version of the “Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union”, dedicated to European public procurement TED (Tenders Electronic Daily).

Attention: A small correction has been made to the TED. You can find the corrigendum here.