This page shows all the current ESPON projects that have produced reports and commentaries by the ESPON UK Contact Point.
Commentaries summarise and give a UK perspective on project reports published by the ESPON 2013 programme. Documents are provided as PDFs.
First Synthesis Report
The First ESPON 2013 Synthesis Report presents results from the major ESPON Applied Research projects.
Dirk Ahner, Director General European Commission DG Regio emphasised the importance of ESPON for the Commission saying "this report is a milestone in the contribution of ESPON to the development of Cohesion Policy...The evidence presented clearly underlines the importance of a territorial and place based approach to policy making".
Read the full report and ESPON UK Contact Point report commentary. For more information have a look at Cliff Hague's blog.
ESPON have published a Project Overview presenting key facts on current projects as of December 2012.
Applied Research projects (Priority 1)
Targeted Analysis projects (Priority 2)
Scientific Platform projects (Priority 3)
Transnational Networking Activities (Priority 4)
Find out more about some of the current ESPON projects being carried out in the UK.
See also UK Participation in ESPON 2013 Projects.
The ESPON UK Contact Point team (firstname.lastname@example.org) would be happy to get your feedback on the commentaries above. If the research is still open to input, your feedback may be forwarded to the research team.
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