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ESPON reports and projects fall 2010


INTERSTRAT - ESPON in Integrated Territorial Strategies is online now

The aim of this project is to encourage and facilitate the use of ESPON findings in the creation and monitoring of integrated territorial development strategies and to support transnational learning about the actual and potential contribution of ESPON to integrated policy-making.

Its focus is active learning, using ESPON analysis and related data in the development of integrated territorial development strategies at all levels of decision-making. It aims to maximise transnational cooperation that recognises the importance of working with the diversity of institutional practice and regional potentials that characterises European territories.

Lead Partner of ESPON INTERSTRAT is Royal Town Planning Institute and the project team includes 8 ESPON Contact Points.

Draft Final Report available by December 2011. More

TIGER - Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions

Find out more about the applied research project TIGER. This project is going to look at globalisation from a territorial perspective and to analyse its territorial aspects and its dynamics at different geographical scales.

ESPON TIGER, produced by Free University of Brussels as Lead Partner and University of Reading, CNRS, Sapienza University of Rome, Jönköping International Business School, Institute of Geography BAS as Project Partners shall deliver its Interim Report by February 2011. More reading

ESPON Territorial Observation - Trends in Economic Performance of European Regions

ESPON has recently published the third edition of "Territorial Observations”. This latest publication is looking into Trends in Economic Performance of European Regions. The publication, including maps and datasets, is now available. More reading