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Calls, Tenders and Other Information

Calls for Tenders 

ESPON HyperAtlas 3.0

The purpose of this call is to contract a service provider to create a revised ESPON HyperAtlas, a web application that allows policy makers to see how local values perform within a territorial context and how they position themselves in relation to others on different spatial scales.

Deadline for submission of offers: 16 January 2020 

Budget: 120.000,00€

The open call has been published on the Luxembourg National Portail for Public Procurement and it will be available on this page and this page.

More details are available on the ESPON website​.


Job Adverts

The ESPON EGTC is recruiting a new Director to lead an international team in Luxembourg working on European territorial evidence informing policy making.  The Director of the ESPON EGTC implements the Single Operation under the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme. The new Director is supposed to take up the position as early as possible during 2020.

The Director has the overall responsibility for the ESPON EGTC, including the coordination, management, steering, planning and implementation of the Single Operation. 

The deadline for submitting applications is 15 March 2020

More details available here


Targeted Analysis - Quantitative Greenhouse Gas Impact Assessment Method for Spatial Planning Policy

The objective of this research is to produce a methodology that will allow competent planning authorities at national, regional and local administrative levels to quantify the influence of spatial planning policies on GHG emissions in a consistent manner.

Deadline for submission of offers: 27 March 2020

Budget: 290.000€



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Applied Research Activities

Under the Specific Objective 1 of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme, “Enhanced European territorial evidence production through applied research and analyses”, Applied Research projects (AR) contribute to the European territorial and analytical evidence base.

ESPON AR respond to policy needs and focus on key priorities for territorial development, such as priority themes of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the Investment Plan for Europe, the Cohesion Policy and the Territorial Agenda 2020.

The list of AR activities and reports presently available can be found on this webpage.


Targeted Analyses

Under the Specific Objective 2 of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme, “Upgraded knowledge transfer and use of analytical user support”, Targeted Analyses (TA) are powerful means to transfer knowledge, share experience and facilitate the use of European territorial evidence rooted in real place-based policy development processes.

ESPON TA provide a European perspective for stakeholders and are related to their policy contexts.

The list of TA activities and reports presently available can be found on this webpage.


Monitoring and Tools – ESPON TIA Tool Upgrade

ESPON TIA Tool Upgrade – The TIA Tool has been developed in the previous programming period in order to support policy makers and practitioners with identifying, ex-ante, potential territorial impacts of new EU Legislations, Policies and Directives (LPDs). The project ESPON TIA Tool Upgrade will further develop a user-friendly ESPON TIA web application by providing in addition the possibility to carry out Urban Impact Assessment, Cross-border TIA and TIA focused on other specific types of regions. In addition, new and innovative functionalities will be integrated and existing datasets, typologies will be updated and new indicators will be added.

Further information on TIA Tool Upgrade is now available at the ESPON Website.



​Should further information be required, kindly contact Ms Maria Pia Pace, Director (EU Funds - Policy Coordination) within the Strategy & Implementation Division in the Ministry for European Affairs and Equality on​ . ​


Further information on the ESPON Programme can be obtained by clicking here.​​​