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Under the ESPON 2013 Programme, 69 projects were realised, 27 of them under German participation. The BBSR was, partly as a lead partner, partly as a project partner, involved in five ESPON projects. In the following, please find a short description of

  • the projects with the BBSR as a lead partner
  • the projects with the BBSR as a project partner
  • all ESPON 2013 projects.

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Priority 1- Applied Research

TitleLead PartnerGerman partners

ARTS

Assessment of Regional and Territorial Sensitivity

Austrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning, Austria

ATTREG

Attractiveness of European Regions and Cities for Residents and Visitors

University 'Rovira i Virgili', Spain

DEMIFER

Demographic and Migratory Flows Affecting European Regions and Cities

Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

ECR2

Economic Crisis: Resilience of Regions

Cardiff University, United KingdomResearch and technology transfer centre Leipzig

EDORA

European Development Opportunities in Rural Areas

UHI Millennium Institute, United KingdomJohann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute

ESaTDOR

European Seas and Territorial Development, Opportunities and Risks

University of Liverpool, United KingdomLeibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research

ESPON CLIMATE

Climate Change and Territorial Effects on Regions and Local Economies in Europe

TU Dortmund, Germany

TU Dortmund

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

ET2050

Territorial Scenarios and Visions for Europe

Mcrit, Ltd, SpainSpiekermann & Wegener Urban and Regional Research (S&W)

EU-LUPA

European Patterns of Land Use

Labein-Tecnalia-Technology Centre, Spain

FOCI

Future Orientation for Cities

Free University of Brussels, Belgium

GEOSPECS

Geographic Specificities and Development Potentials in Europe

University of Geneva - Geography Department, SwitzerlandLeibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development

GREECO

Regional Potential for a Greener Economy

Foundation Tecnalia Research, SpainSpiekermann & Wegener Urban and Regional Research (S&W)

ITAN

European Neighbour Regions

French National Centre for Scientific Research CNRS/GIS CIST, France

KIT

Knowledge, Innovation, Territory

Politecnico di Milano - BEST (Building Environment Sciences and Technology), Italy

ReRISK

Regions at Risk of Energy Poverty

INNOBASQUE
Parque Tecnológico de Zamudio, Spain

SeGI

Services of General Interest

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), SwedenFederal Insitute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR)

SGPTD

Secondary growth poles in territorial development

European Institute for Urban Affairs, United Kingdom

SIESTA

Spatial indicators for a Europe 2020 Strategy Territorial Analysis

University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

TANGO

Territorial Approaches for New Governance

Nordregio, Stockholm, Sweden

TERCO

European Territorial Cooperation as a Factor of Growth, Jobs and Quality of Life

EUROREG Centrum Europejskich Studiów Regionalnych i Lokalnych, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Poland

TIGER

Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions

Free University of Brussels, Belgium

TIPSE

Territorial Dimension of Poverty and Social Exclusion in Europe

Nordregio, SwedenILS-Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development

TIPTAP

Territorial Impact Package for Transport and Agricultural Policies

Polytechnics of Milan, Italy

TOWN

Small and Medium-Sized Towns

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Planning and Development Research Group (ASRO), Belgium

TRACC

TRansport ACCessibility at regional/local scale and patterns in Europe

Spiekermann & Wegener Urban and Regional Research (S&W), Germany

Spiekermann & Wegener Urban and Regional Research (S&W)

RRG Spatial Planning and Geoinformation


Priority 2 - Targeted Analyses

TitleLead PartnerGerman partners

ADES

Airports as Drivers of Economic Success in Peripheral Regions

Department of Sciences for Architecture, University of Genoa, Italy

AMCER

Advanced Monitoring and Coordination of EU R&D Policies at Regional Level

Innova Europe, BelgiumLeibniz University Hannover

BEST METROPOLISES

Best Development Conditions in European Metropolises: Paris, Berlin and Warsaw

S. Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, PolandLeibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS)

CAEE

The Case for Agglomeration Economies in Europe

University of Manchester, United Kingdom

EATIA

ESPON and Territorial Impact Assessment

University of Liverpool, School of Environmental Sciences, United Kingdom

ESPON TeDi

Territorial Diversity in Europe

Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (Nordregio), Sweden

EUROISLANDS

The Development of the Islands – European Islands and Cohesion Policy

University of the Aegean, Greece

GROSEE

Growth Poles in South-East Europe

University of Bucharest, Romania

KITCASP

Key Indicators for Territorial Cohesion and Spatial Planning

National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA), National University of Ireland, Ireland

LIVELAND

Liveable Landscapes: a Key Value for Sustainable Territorial Development

Fundación Tecnalia Research and Innovation, SpanienHHP Hage+Hoppenstedt Partner

LP3LP

Landscape Policy for the 3 Countries Park

RWTH Aachen University, Department of Landscape Architecture, GermanyRWTH Aachen University, Department of Landscape Architecture

METROBORDER

Cross-Border Polycentric Metropolitan Regions

University of LuxembourgFederal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development

NSS - NORTH SEA STAR

North Sea - Spreading Transnational Results

University of Liverpool, United Kingdorm

Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research

University of Oldenburg

POLYCE

Metropolisation and Polycentric Development in Central Europe: Evidence Based Strategic Options

Vienna University of Technology, Centre of Regional Science, Austria

PURR

Potential of Rural Regions

Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR)

RISE

Identifying and Exchanging Best Practices in Developing Regional Integrated Strategies in Europe

University of Birmingham, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), United Kingdom

SEMIGRA

Selective Migration and Unbalanced Sex Ratio in Rural Regions

Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, GermanyLeibniz Institute for Regional Geography

SMART-IST

Smart Institutions for Territorial Development

Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Architettura e Pianificazione (DiAP), Italy

SS-LR

Spatial Scenarios: New Tools for Local-Regional Territories

Polytechnics of Milan, Italy

SURE

Success for Convergence Regions’ Economies

University of Naples, Italy

TPM

Territorial Performance Monitoring

Free University of Brussels, BelgiumILS Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development gGmbH

TranSMEC

Transnational Support Method for European Cooperation

blue! advancing European projects, Germanyblue! advancing European projects

ULYSSES

Using applied research results from ESPON as a yardstick for cross-border spatial development planning

Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation, SpainKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Urban and Regional Planning


Priority 3 - Scientific Platform

TitleLead PartnerGerman partners

BSR-TeMo

Territorial Monitoring for the Baltic Sea Region

Nordregio, SwedenRRG Spatial Planning and Geoinformation

CityBench

ESPON CityBench for benchmarking European Urban Zones

Geodan Holding, Netherlands

DeTeC

Detecting Territorial Potentials and Challenges

Nordregio, Sweden

ESPON Atlas

ESPON Atlas on European Territorial Structures and Dynamics

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Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development, Germany

Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development

Spiekermann & Wegener Urban and Regional Research (S&W)

ESPON Database 2013 Phase II (2011-2014)

Multi Dimensional Database Design and Development (M4D)

UMS 2414 RIATE, Université Paris Diderot Paris 7, France

ESPON Database 2013

ESPON Database 2013

University of Paris, France

ETMS

EU Territorial Monitoring System

MCRIT S.L., Spain

INTERCO

Indicators of Territorial Cohesion

University of Geneva, Switzerland

RIMAP

ESPON Online Mapping Tool

AIDICO, Spain

TerrEvi

Territorial Evidence Packs for Structural Funds Programmes

Metis GmbH, Austria


Priority 4 - Transnational Networking Activities

TitleLead PartnerGerman partners

CaDEC

Capitalisation and Dissemination of ESPON Concepts

Université Paris Diderot Paris 7, France

ENECON

ESPON Evidence in a North European Context

Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Norway

ESPON on the Road

Bringing closer ESPON evidence for decision making

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Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development

INTERSTRAT

ESPON in Integrated Territorial Strategies

Royal Town Planning Institute, United Kingdom

SCALES

Breakdown and capitalisation of ESPON results on different scales

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Federal Insitute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), GermanyFederal Insitute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR)

ESPONTrain

Establishment of a transnational ESPON training programme to stimulate interest to ESPON2013 knowledge

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences of Athens, Research Committee, Greece

NORBA

Nordic-Baltic Dialogues on transnational perspectives in spatial planning

University of Eastern Finland, Karelian Institute, Finland

USESPON

Use ESPON

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Royal Town Planning Institute, United KingdomFederal Insitute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR)