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1 ESPON UK Network, Communities and Local Government & RTPI Development Planning Network UK spatial development evidence base and the ESPON programme Introduction to the ESPON programme Cliff Hague

2 What is ESPON? European Observation Network on Territorial Development and Cohesion. Research that is jointly funded by 31 countries and the ERDF. ESPON 2006 and 2013.

3 Where does ESPON fit in? ESPON National / regional strategies Territorial Agenda Cohesion Reports and Cohesion Policy

4 What can ESPON offer to UK evidence base? reports Scenarios Concepts Methods Typologies Benchmarking & data Targeted analysis Indicators

5 Typologies 56 territorial typologies in ESPON ESPON 2013 project working to produce 8 typologies 1.Urban/metropolitan regions; 2.Rural regions; 3.Sparsely populated regions; 4.Regions in industrial transition; 5.Cross-border regions; 6.Mountainous regions; 7.Islands; 8.Coastal regions.

6 Research opportunities New round of projects tendered: deadline 11 November. Transnational Project Groups: research institutes from 3 + countries. UK ECP can help with partner search. Euros Million.

7 Proposals invited from public bodies for “Targeted analysis” projects Partners from 3 or more countries. A European perspective Transferable results bringing added value for a broader user- group Concrete plan for implementation of findings

8 UK ESPON Contact Point Activity Join the network – it’s free and you don’t have to be an RTPI member. Planning a project on Integrated territorial development strategies. Next workshop: Rural development, 9 Dec.

9 Warning – ESPON can change your outlook I blame that ESPON typology of accessible rural regions. Does this colour suit me? What do you think? ESPON lets you see things differently. No – it was their climate change project.


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