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1 ESPON 2013 Programme Info Day on New Calls and Partner Café Call for Proposals on Targeted Analyses

2 Priority 2: Targeted Analyses based on User Demand Objectives: Action 1: Provide evidence and knowledge based on ESPON results on strengths and weaknesses of regions/larger territories from European perspective, giving regions the option to compare themselves to other regions, thereby finding competitive advantages for development and cooperation Action 2: Improve usefulness of ESPON results by testing new, experimental and innovative options Action 3: Provide analytical support and evidence based on ESPON results on thematic priorities in cooperation with other SF Programmes Geographical coverage of projects: More limited than Priority 1 with greater geographical detail Due to transferable character of projects entire ESPON territory benefits

3 Priority 2: Targeted Analyses based on User Demand A two-step procedure towards Targeted Analysis Submission of expressions of interest (EoI) by stakeholders (i.e. public authorities of EU27+4, partnerships of regions and/or cities). EoIs approved by ESPON MC are basis for development of project specifications => Call for proposals for targeted analyses addressed to research institutes, universities and experts with the necessary analytical capacity to carry out the analysis. Specific role of stakeholders in Priority 2 projects Define content of projects and set up project specifications in cooperation with ESPON CU Involved in selection of team of experts Give guidance to Targeted Analysis (-> Steering Committee) Apply project results in practice and disseminate results

4 Priority 2: Targeted Analyses based on User Demand Implementation method: Steering Committee guiding the project, involving Stakeholders ESPON CU TPG/team of experts [Umbrella organisations, other interested stakeholders] Please note: For any questions in relation to any of the Targeted Analyses please contact the ESPON CU directly (not the stakeholders)

5 Call for Proposals on Targeted Analyses Outputs: Delivery of outputs varies depending on projects length, usually request for: Inception report Interim report Draft final report Final report Presentation of project results at certain events are foreseen for all projects (see individual project specifications) Max. budget foreseen should cover all costs for completing the study, incl. travel expenses and attendance at meetings One single proposal will be selected for each of the themes indicated

6 Call for Proposals on 5 Targeted Analyses Project themes: 1. GROSEE – Growth Poles in South-East of Europe 2. KITCASP – Key Indicators for Territorial Cohesion and Spatial Planning 3. LIVELAND – Liveable Landscapes: A Key Value for Sustainable Territorial Development 4. LP3LP – Landscape Policy for the 3 Countries Park 5. North Sea STAR – North Sea – Spreading Transnational Results

7 1. GROSEE – Growth Poles in South-East of Europe Purpose: Analysis of the role of Bucharest, Sofia and Athens in the European polycentric network Analysis of accessibility and connectivity of these cities and the efficiency of the European transport corridors Identification of the main drivers for competitiveness in the three cities Proposal of key policies and measures that can be taken to support an emergence of a competitive area concentrated on the Bucharest – Sofia – Athens triangle

8 1. GROSEE – Growth Poles in South-East of Europe Group of Stakeholders: Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism, Romania – [Lead Stakeholder] Ministry for Development, Competitiveness and Shipping, Greece Ministry for Regional Development and Public Works, Bulgaria Project length: February 2012 – July 2013 Budget: Max

9 Envisaged results: Thorough analysis of the current situation of the three cities. Analysis of accessibility and connectivity of the 3 capital regions. Comparative analysis of drivers of competitiveness. Assessment of importance of metropolitan cooperation. Relation to land use. Overview of good practice of territorial governance and urban development measures. Maps, indicators or other evidence showing current relations between the 3 cities. Selection of policy measures and infrastructure projects that can contribute to improved economic development. Policy recommendations regarding territorial development. 1. GROSEE – Growth Poles in South-East of Europe

10 2. KITCASP – Key Indicators for Territorial Cohesion and Spatial Planning Purpose: To examine practice in the use of economic, demographic, social and environmental data to inform the development of national spatial strategies and territorial development policies in the stakeholder countries. To identify the most suitable core set of key indicators of territorial cohesion, competitiveness and sustainable development on the basis of their relevance to national policy-making and European transferability. Key questions are: o What are good practices on the use of data to inform territorial policy development? How can the stakeholders make better use of ESPON data in developing their spatial policies? o What data is needed for developing reliable key indicators, particularly for measuring territorial cohesion, competitiveness and sustainable development? o How can indicators for different countries be compared and how can they be regularly updated and how is this to be managed?

11 Group of Stakeholders: Scottish Governments Directorate for the Built Environment, United Kingdom - [Lead Stakeholder] Spatial Policy Unit, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Republic of Ireland State Regional Development Agency, Analyses and Research Coordination, Division & International Projects and Communication Division, Republic of Latvia Icelandic National Planning Agency, Iceland Department of the Environment, Regional Planning, Agriculture and Fishing, Basque Government, Spain Project length: February 2012 – July 2013 Budget: Max KITCASP – Key Indicators for Territorial Cohesion and Spatial Planning

12 Envisaged results: Good practices in the use of data to inform territorial policy development; Recommendations on how ESPON research and data can be better used in the preparation of national spatial strategies and territorial development policies; Identification of key indicators of territorial cohesion, competitiveness and sustainable development; Guidelines on the use of ESPON data and indicators in the preparation and monitoring of spatial strategies and territorial development policies; Recommendations to the stakeholders on how their capacity for spatial analysis can be strengthened (addressing issues of skills, training, institutional relationships, resources and management); Recommendations to ESPON on national needs and taking forward work on measuring territorial cohesion, competitiveness and sustainable development. 2. KITCASP – Key Indicators for Territorial Cohesion and Spatial Planning

13 Purpose: Identify good practice of integration of landscape and spatial planning; Define criteria for the integration of landscape and regional spatial strategies; Identify actions or measures which have proven success in combining landscape protection and socio-economic development; Analyse how available ESPON data and results could be used to reinforce the consideration of landscape as an asset for territorial development. 3. LIVELAND – Liveable Landscapes: a key value for sustainable territorial development

14 Main envisaged results: Overview of the EU policy context and possibilities for an integration of landscape planning and territorial development. Methodology for the analysis of good practice and benchmarking of content and procedures of landscape planning and their impact on sustainable development. Insight on how landscape planning relates to economic development and land use pressure. Overview of good practice of landscape planning methods and the way they related to regional territorial planning and development. Policy messages to encourage the incorporation of landscape in territorial cohesion policies. 3. LIVELAND – Liveable Landscapes: a key value for sustainable territorial development

15 Group of Stakeholders: Government of the Basque Country. Regional Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning, Agriculture and Fisheries, Spain – [Lead Stakeholder] Municipality of Offenburg, Department of Planning, Building and Environment, Germany Municipality of Midden-Delfland, Netherlands Government of Navarra, Housing and Spatial Planning Department, Spain Thy National Park, Independent foundation under the Ministry of Environment, Denmark City of Ljubljana, Slovenia Project length: February 2012 – July 2013 Budget: Max ,09 3. LIVELAND – Liveable Landscapes: a key value for sustainable territorial development

16 4. LP3LP – Landscape Policy for the 3 Countries Park Purpose: Determining the European identity of the 3LP Drawing up a landscape plan for 3LP Understanding the interface between the landscape policy of 3LP and European policy Objective: 3LP as a cross-border testing ground for improving the effectiveness of European policy, supporting Europe 2020 objectives and territorial cohesion.

17 4. LP3LP – Landscape Policy for the 3 Countries Park Group of Stakeholders: Department of Spatial Development of the Province of Limburg, The Netherlands - [Lead Stakeholder] The Operational General Direction for Land-Use Planning, Housing, Heritage and Energy of the Wallonia Public Service, Belgium The Department for Spatial Planning and Cultural Heritage of the Flemish Region, Belgium The Department of Building and Environment of the City Region of Aachen, Germany The Department of Planning and Environment of the City of Aachen, Germany Project length: February 2012 – November 2013 Budget: Max

18 Envisaged results: Consolidated new findings regarding the identity of the 3LP within the European context. Description and analysis of the core qualities and potentials of the landscape of 3LP. Design study and elaboration of a cross-border landscape framework. Elaboration of recommendations for coordinating spatial development. Analysis and description of relevant European policies and instruments. A shared cross-border landscape policy. 4. LP3LP – Landscape Policy for the 3 Countries Park

19 Purpose: To provide recommendations on accelerating the take-up of renewable energy technologies and supporting relevant green economic activities in the North Sea Region. To assess the role of cooperation projects in this process, and ascertain the added value of a project clustering approach. Provide deeper understanding of the NSR, the most likely future energy scenarios and the potential role of projects and clusters. The analysis addresses the effectiveness of regional energy policies and the relevance of transnational clustering as a tool for delivering regional development in this respect. 5. NORTH SEA STAR - North Sea - Spreading Transnational Results

20 Group of Stakeholders: INTERREG North Sea Region Programme - [Lead Stakeholder] Comprised of the regions aligned to the North Sea in the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden as well as the entire territory of Denmark and Norway. Project length: February 2012 – July 2013 Budget: Max NORTH SEA STAR - North Sea - Spreading Transnational Results

21 Envisaged results: 1.Baseline Study and mapping of current energy situation in the North Sea Region drawing on ESPON results and others: o Baseline Study Energy situation in the North Sea Region o Mapping of energy picture o Analysis of programme response to energy picture o Stakeholder mapping 2. Action plan for North Sea energy policy : o Energy policy recommendations o Business plans for energy actions o Analysis of barriers and potentials 3. Project stress-testing : o Analysis of existing North Sea energy projects: o Analysis of cluster project activities: o Governance recommendations for increasing project impact: 4. Conclusions and general recommendations 5. NORTH SEA STAR - North Sea - Spreading Transnational Results

22 Further Questions For questions on the content please send an to: For questions regarding procedures please send an to: Thank you for your attention!


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