Info Day on Calls for Proposals and Partner Café in Brussels, 13 September 2011

In the framework of the open Calls for Proposals, ESPON invited for an Info Day in Brussels on 13 September 2011.







The purpose of the event was to inform and assist potential beneficiaries in preparing proposals for the Calls. The event focused on the content specifications and the procedures for applying.

The European Commission and the Polish EU Presidency presented the policy demand behind the need for further ESPON results.







About 200 participants from 153 different Institutions and 26 countries attended the event, among them policy makers, scientists, experts, representatives of universities, research institutes and companies around Europe. 

The ESPON Coordination Unit provided participants with a brief on the achievements and prospects on the Programme.







Participants learnt about opportunities for taking part in ESPON project activities and themes and objectives of the Calls.

The session on “How to Apply” focused on the legal framework, the eligibility criteria, the modalities for applying.

Networking at the ESPON Partner Café

The programme included an ESPON Partner Café creating a forum for dialogue between potential project partners. The Partner Café gave participants the chance to network, to find partners for their projects and get feedback.







 You can find below the Programme, the list of participants, the presentations given during the day as well as the press release.

More photos on the next pages.

Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the ESPON Coordination Unit at


This event is organised within the framework of the ESPON 2013 Communication Plan
Action Plan for 2011 (Targeted activities and actions, “Annual Event - Info Day and Partner Café”)























































































Final Programme

  • MS-Word Document | 1035KB

Speakers CV

  • MS-Word Document | 1002KB


  • Acrobat Document | 58KB

Press Release 24 August 2011

  • Acrobat Document | 231KB

Practical information

  • MS-Word Document | 1469KB

Policy Demands towards the ESPON 2013 Programme

  • MS-Word Document | 40KB

ESPON 2013 Programme Progress and Prospects

  • Powerpoint Presentation | 346KB

Applied Research

  • Powerpoint Presentation | 349KB

Targeted Analyses

  • Powerpoint Presentation | 387KB

Scientific Platform and Tools

  • Powerpoint Presentation | 377KB

Transnational Networking Activities

  • Powerpoint Presentation | 317KB

How to Apply - Application and Selection Procedure

  • Powerpoint Presentation | 2408KB

How to Apply - Budget and Reporting

  • Powerpoint Presentation | 237KB