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ESPON 2006
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35 projects were conducted as part of ESPON 2006. Almost half of these projects (15) were carried out with German participation. The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning (BBR) was involved in eight ESPON projects, partly as lead partner, partly as project partner. On this page you will find a short description of the

  • Projects with the BBR as lead partner
  • Projects with the BBR as project partner
  • All projects of the ESPON 2006 Programme

List of all projects of the ESPON 2006 Programme

No.TitelLead partnerGerman participation
1Thematic projects
1.1.1 Urban areas as nodes in a polycentric developmentNordregio - Nordic Centre for Spatial Development, Stockholm (Sweden)S&W, Spiekermann und Wegener
1.1.2Urban-rural relations in EuropeHelsinki University of Technology - Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, Helsinki (Finland)University of Trier, Taurus
1.1.3Enlargement of the EU and its polycentric spatial structureSwedish Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm (Sweden)

S&W, Spiekermann und Wegener

University of Trier, Taurus

1.1.4Spatial effects of demographic trends and migrationSwedish Institute for Growth Policy Studies (ITPS), Stockholm (Sweden)
1.2.1Transport services and networks: territorial trends and basic supply of infrastructure for territorial cohesionUniversity of Tours, Tours (France)S&W, Spiekermann und Wegener
1.2.2Telecommunication Services and Networks: Territorial Trends and Basic Supply of Infrastructure for Territorial CohesionUniversity of Newcastle, Centre for Urban & Regional Studies (CURDS), Newcastle (UK)
1.2.3Identification of spatial relevant aspects of the information societyEUROREG - Warsaw University (Poland)
1.3.1The spatial effects and management of natural and technological hazard in general and in relation to climate changeGeological Survey of Finland, Espoo (Finland)

Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development, IÖR

University of Dortmund, IRPUD

1.3.2Territorial trends in the management of the natural heritageRoyal Haskoning, Utrecht (The Netherlands)
1.3.3The role and spatial effects of cultural heritageUniversità Ca´Foscari (CAF), Department of Economics; Venezia (Italy)
2Policy impact projects
2.1.1Territorial impact of the EU transport and TEN policiesUniversity of Kiel (Germany)

Universität of Kiel,

S&W, Spiekermann und Wegener

Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR

2.1.2Territorial impact of the EU research and development policyECOTEC Research and Consulting Ltd., Brussels (Belgium)University of Dortmund, IRPUD
2.1.3The territorial impact of CAP and rural development policyUniversity of Aberdeen, Arkleton Centre for Rural Development Research, Aberdeen (UK)University of Dortmund, IRPUD
2.1.4Territorial trends of energy services and networks and territorial impact of EU energy policyCEEETA, Lisbon (Portugal)
2.1.5Territorial impacts of European fishery policyNorwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Blindern (Norway)
2.2.1The territorial effects of the Structural FundsNordregio - Nordic Centre for Spatial Development, Stockholm (Sweden)University of Dortmund, IRPUD
2.2.2Territorial effects of the 'Aquis Communitaire', Pre-accession Aid and PHARE/TACIS/Meda ProgrammesInstitute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, IRS (Germany)

Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, IRS

Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR

2.2.3Territorial Effect of Structural Funds in Urban AreasECOTEC Research and Consulting Ltd, Brussels (Belgium)
2.3.1The application and effects of the ESDP in the member statesNordregio - Nordic Centre for Spatial Development, Stockholm (Sweden)
2.3.2The co-ordination of territorial and urban orientated policy from the EU to the local levelUniversity of Valencia, Department of Geography, Valencia (Spain)
2.4.1Territorial trends and impacts of EU Environment PolicyGeological Survey of Finland, Espoo (Finland)
2.4.2Integrated analysis of transnational and national territoriesFederal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR (Germany)

Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR

Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, IRS

3Co-ordinating and cross-thematic projects
3.1 Integrated tools for European spatial developmentFederal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR (Germany)

Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR

University of Trier, Taurus

3.2 Spatial scenarios and orientations in relation to the ESDP and EU cohesion policy Free University of Brussels - IGEAT (Belgium)

Halle Institute for Economic Research, IWH,

Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning (BBR)

3.3Territorial dimension of the Lisbon/ Gothenburg process University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome (Italy)
3.4.1Europe in the worldUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome (Italy)
3.4.2EU economic policies and location of economic activitiesFree University of Brussels - IGEAT (Belgium)
Studies and scientific support projects
1.4.1The role of small and medium sized townsAustrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning, ÖIR (Austria)Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning (BBR)
1.4.2Social aspects of EU territorial developmentAustrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning, ÖIR (Austria)
1.4.3Study on Urban FunctionsFree University of Brussels - IGEAT (Belgium)
1.4.4Study on Feasibility on Flows AnalysisS&W, Spiekermann und Wegener (Germany)S&W, Spiekermann und Wegener
1.4.5Study on spatially relevant aspects of TourismEurofutures (Sweden)
3.4.3The modifiable areas unit problemUniversité Paris 7, UMS 2414 RIATE, CNRS DATAR (France)
Scientific briefing and networking
4.1.3Monitoring territorial developmentFederal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR (Germany)

Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR,

University of Trier, Taurus

Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, IRS, Erkner,

RRG - Büro f. Raumforschung, Raumplanung u. Geoinformation

Scientific tools
4.1Data NavigatorFederal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR (Germany)Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, BBR