Call for Tenders for the Targeted Analysis “Territorial Scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region (BT 2050)”

The service contract resulting from this call for tenders called “Territorial Scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region (BT 2050)” concerns an action which shall contribute to the extended use of territorial evidence adding a European perspective to policy development at BSR transnational, national, regional and local level in the framework of the ESPON 2020 Programme, under Specific Objective 2. The service shall produce trend analysis and territorial scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). Key topics to be addressed under various policies related to the Baltic Sea Region’s territorial development should be identified and the role of the Baltic Sea Region in a larger European and global context outlined. The main outcome of this service contract should be the development of territorial scenarios for the BSR (taking into account the internal diversity of the region and its integration in a broader territorial context), which are in turn the basis for discussion at various political levels (transnational, national, regional, local), other EU macro-regions and wider Europe.


The group of stakeholders involved in this targeted analysis consists of eight stakeholders.

  • The Ministry of Economic Development, Department of Development Strategy (Poland) -lead stakeholder
  • Ministry of the Environment, Department of the Built Environment (Finland)
  • Ministry of Finance, Spatial Planning Department (Estonia)
  • Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania, Construction and Territorial Planning Department (Lithuania)
  • Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Department Policy Matters, Division G31 European Spatial Development Policy and Territorial Cohesion (Germany)
  • Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia, Spatial Planning Department (Latvia)
  • Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (Germany)
  • State Regional Development Agency, VASAB Secretariat (Latvia)

ESPON Projects and Tools Relevant for this Targeted Analysis

ESPON projects that could be of interest are KIT, DEMIFER, FOCI, TOWN, EDORA, TRACC and ULYSSES and relevant applied research projects commenced in 2016 (e.g. ‘Possible European Territorial Futures’ and ‘Comparative Analysis of Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in Europe’).


The maximum available budget for this contract is EUR 275.000,00 (two hundred seventy 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: 

at the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform

at the Portail des Marchés Publics of Luxembourg


All tenders must be submitted in English language at the latest by 03 September 2018 at 15:00 CET.

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).