Call for Proposals for Transnational Networking Activities by the ESPON Contact Point network

Priority 4 of the ESPON 2013 Programme

(22 August – 18 October 2013)

The Transnational Networking Activities under Priority 4 of the ESPON 2013 Programme shall provide targeted transnational capitalisation, awareness rising and dissemination of ESPON results with the specific objectives of (1) involving policy makers, practitioners, scientists and young academics and (2) promote the European perspective of territorial development, competitiveness and cohesion.

Background

22 August 2013 - For this last call for proposals on TNA, the ESPON Monitoring Committee wants to boost the outreach and use of ESPON results by regional/local policy makers. The proposals should actively contribute in innovative and creative ways to advancing the capitalisation and outreach efforts of ESPON by making use of the richness of deliveries from ESPON Priority 1 and 2 projects, as well as the numerous scientific tools and publications to be delivered during 2014.

Budget

The available budget for this call amounts to 700.000,00 €.

Potential beneficiaries

Potential beneficiaries of this call are only the institutions nominated by Member and Partner States until the formal closure of the ESPON 2013 Programme that are confirmed by the ESPON Monitoring Committee as ESPON Contact Points (ECP).

How to Apply

Please find below the Application Pack - Priority 4, which includes all the relevant documents related to the Call.

Project proposals shall comply with the requirements and explicitly include all 4 compulsory activities listed under paragraph 5.3.2 Compulsory Actions and Additional Activity Ideas and sub-paragraph 5.3.2.1 of the Programme Manual - Chapter 5.

In particular, the sections below will help potential beneficiaries to prepare their proposal for this last Call on TNA:

  • Transnational Networking Activities, page 10 (Programme Manual, Priority 4)
  • Specific Objectives of the Last Call for Proposals, page 11(Programme Manual, Priority 4)
  • Specific Compulsory Actions and Additional Activity Ideas of the Last Call for Proposals, page 13 (Programme Manual, Priority 4)
  • Specific Deliveries of the Last Call for Proposals, page 15 (Programme Manual, Priority 4)
  • Evaluation criteria, pages 18 and 19 (Programme Manual, Priority 4)
  • Preparation costs for the last call for proposals on Transnational Networking Activities, page 11 (Programme Manual, Project Implementation Requirements)

Potential applicants are recommended to take into account the legal framework accessible here.

The deadline for submitting proposals is 18 October 2013.

Useful Tools

Info Day on 11 September 2013

ESPON invites potential beneficiaries to the Info Day on 11 September 2013 in Luxembourg. The meeting is intended exclusively for the institutions nominated by Member and Partner States that are confirmed by the Monitoring Committee as ESPON Contact Points (ECPs). More

FAQ

For questions concerning the content of the call, please send an e-mail to [email protected], for questions related to administrative and application procedures please send an e-mail to [email protected].

You can find below the most updated list of questions and answers.

Documents

FAQ content Version 2 September 2013.pdf

  • Acrobat Document | 37KB

FAQ procedures Version 22 August 2013.pdf

  • Acrobat Document | 103KB

Application Pack Priority 4.zip

  • Zip archive | 1.03MB