ESPON METRO | The role and future perspectives of Cohesion Policy in the planning of Metropolitan Areas and Cities

This targeted analysis project shall analyse and compare the role of Cohesion Policy in the process of planning and implementation of metropolitan policies, addressing experiences and practices as well as their territorial impact in the stakeholder territories.

The main outcome should be a realistic list of evidence-based policy recommendations on how to achieve socio-economic and integrated territorial development objectives in Metropolitan Areas and Cities of each stakeholder actors involved in METRO, highlighting their connection with Cohesion Policy.


  1. Metropolitan City of Turin (lead stakeholder) (IT)
  2. Barcelona Metropolitan Area (ES)
  3. Lisbon Metropolitan Area (PT)
  4. Brno City Municipality (CZ)
  5. Metropolitan Area of Gdańsk-Gdynia-Sopot (PL)
  6. Municipality of Florence (IT)
  7. Métropole de Lyon (FR)
  8. Brussels-Capital Region (BE)
  9. Riga City Council City Development Department (LV)


The maximum available budget for this contract is EUR 240,000.00 (two hundred forty thousand Euros), EXCLUSIVE of VAT but inclusive of all other taxes, disbursements, travel, accommodation and delivery costs.


Monday 22 June 2020 - 15:00

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions, and answers, can be accessed here

at the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform

at the Portail des Marchés Publics of Luxembourg

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).