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Calls for Tenders 



1.     Dissemination of ESPON results among the scientific community – call for early career researchers

 

 Objective
The objective of this call for competition is to contract a maximum of 20 (twenty) early career researchers (PhD and/or Postdoc students) to promote the uptake of ESPON territorial evidence within the scientific community.

Budget

The maximum available budget is EUR 120,000 (one hundred thousand Euros), EXCLUSIVE of VAT. A maximum 6.000 Euros will be paid for each early career researcher contracted.

Deadline

A cut-off date is set on 31 August 2021. All the applications submitted until this date will be evaluated early September 2021 and selected researches will be contacted to initiate a negotiated procedure.​

Afterwards, all applications received at the end of each calendar month will be evaluated and, in case budget is still available, selected researchers will be contacted to initiate a negotiated procedure.

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions, and answers, can be accessed here:

§  ​​On the ESPON website
https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls/dissemination-espon-results-among-scientific-community-%E2%80%93-call-early

 

·         at the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform
https://tenders.espon.eu/tender/call-competition-dissemination-espon-results-among-scientific-community


More details are available also on the ESPON website

https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls/dissemination-espon-results-among-scientific-community-%E2%80%93-call-early

 

 

2.ESPON Scientific Advisory Panel of external experts

 

 Objective
The objective of this call for expression of  interest to establish a list of external experts to compose a Scientific Advisory Panel as part of its continued effort at promoting and fostering a European territorial dimension in development and cooperation by providing evidence, knowledge transfer and policy learning to public authorities and other policy actors at all levels

Budget
The maximum available budget is EUR 130,000 (one hundred thousand Euros), EXCLUSIVE of VAT. Experts shall be remunerated at a fixed price of 750 EUR, all taxes included except VAT, per day worked/task performed. A maximum threshold will be applied of 15,000 EUR, all taxes included except VAT, of total payments per expert for the whole duration of the list’s validity.

Deadline
The list resulting from this notice is valid for 20 months from the publication of this notice.
A first cut-off date is set on 30 November 2020. All the applications submitted until this date will be evaluated and eligible experts will be included in the Scientific Advisory Panel.
Interested parties may submit an application at any time prior to 30/06/2022. ESPON EGTC will evaluate all new applications at the end of each calendar month and update the list of external experts eligible to be included in the Scientific Advisory Panel.

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions, and answers, can be accessed here:

·         ​On the ESPON website
https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls/espon-scientific-advisory-panel-external-experts

·         at the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform
https://tenders.espon.eu/tender/espon-scientific-advisory-
panel-external-experts

 

More details are available also on the ESPON website
https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls/espon-scientific-advisory-panel-external-experts

 

3.ESPON 2020 Database Portal – Phase II

 

Objective
The service contract resulting from the call for tenders “ESPON 2020 Database Portal, Phase II” shall further develop and maintain the ESPON Database Portal https://Database.espon.eu/.

Budget
The maximum available budget is EUR 140,000 (one hundred thousand Euros), EXCLUSIVE of VAT.

Deadline: 
21 December 2020

Tendering documents
The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions, and answers, can be accessed here:

§  On the Luxembourg Portal for Public Procurements


§  at the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform

 

More details are available also on the ESPON website
https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls


                      4.ESPON 2020 data and maps updates II

The main objective of this tender on “ESPON 2020 data and map update II” is to contract one or more service providers to collect data and metadata, build up time series and fill in existing data gaps, carry out quality check and integrate the data into the ESPON 2020 Database as well as make a short data-based analysis and maps together with short interpretations and key observations tailormade for policymakers and policy development.

This data and map update is focusing on the first SO1 activities conducted within the ESPON 2020 Programme.

Budget

Lot 1: Updating and integrating EMPLOY datasets and maps

EUR 30.000,00 (thirty thousand Euros).


Lot 2: Updating and integrating LOCATE datasets and maps

EUR 30.000,00 (thirty thousand Euros).


Lot 3: Updating and integrating PROFECY datasets and maps

EUR 40.000,00 (forty thousand Euros).


Lot 4: Updating and integrating Big Data and Housing datasets and maps

EUR 75.000,00 (seventy-five thousand Euros).


Lot 5: Updating and integrating CLIMATE datasets and maps

EUR 50.000,00 (fifty thousand Euros)

Deadline
30 March 2021

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions and answers, can be accessed here

§  ​​ On the Luxembourg Public Procurement Portal


§  ​​​​​the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform

More details are available also on the ESPON website
https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls

5. ESPON Translation services 2021-2022 


Objective
The selected service provider(s) shall deliver to the ESPON EGTC high quality translations in any of the EU 23 official languages (i.e. all EU official languages minus English, as this is the source language), as well as Icelandic and Norwegian.

Budget
The maximum available budget for the contracts to be signed for all 25 lots is EUR 150,000.00 (one hundred and fifty thousand Euros), EXCLUSIVE of VAT.

Deadline
24 March 2021

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions and answers, can be accessed here:

·         On the Luxembourg Public Procurement Portal

https://pmp.b2g.etat.lu/?page=entreprise.EntrepriseAdvancedSearch&AllCons&refConsultation=21904&orgAcronyme=t5y    

·         the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform

https://tenders.espon.eu/tender/espon-translation-services-2021-2022

 

More details are available also on the ESPON website

https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls


6.ESPON Cross-border Public Services 2.0 – CPS 2.0

 

Objective
The service contract resulting from this call for tenders shall contribute to further disseminating, developing and improving the ESPON knowledge base, more specifically by taking up the evidence compiled in the framework of the completed ESPON targeted analysis on Cross-border public Services (2018).

Budget:
75.000 EUR, excluding VAT

Deadline:
26.04.2021

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions and answers, can be accessed here:

 

•            On the Luxembourg Public Procurement Portal

https://pmp.b2g.etat.lu/?page=entreprise.EntrepriseAdvancedSearch&AllCons&refConsultation=22153&orgAcronyme=t5y

•            the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform

https://tenders.espon.eu/tender/cross-border-public-services-20

 

More details are available also on the ESPON website

https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls

 

7.Spillovers leveraging entrepreneurial development in Outermost Regions (SPLENDOUR)

 

Objective
 The service contract shall conduct an empirical research estimating (a) the extent to which and conditions under which knowledge spillovers from Continental Europe explain entrepreneurship in the outermost regions and (b) the effect of regional smart specialisation on entrepreneurship in the outermost regions. The main outcome of this service contract shall be a set of entrepreneurial policy recommendations for national authorities, local and regional authorities in the outermost regions as well as programming authorities of the Interreg programmes operating in the outermost regions.

Budget
150,000 EUR

Deadline
04 May 2021

 

Tendering documents

The documentation related to the Call, such as technical specifications, annexes, questions and answers, can be accessed here:

•            On the Luxembourg Public Procurement Portal

https://pmp.b2g.etat.lu/?page=entreprise.EntrepriseAdvancedSearch&AllCons&refConsultation=22304&orgAcronyme=t5y

•            the ESPON EGTC e-Tendering Platform

https://tenders.espon.eu/tender/spillovers-leveraging-entrepreneurial-development-outermost-regions-splendour-0

·         More details are available also on the ESPON website
https://www.espon.eu/participate/calls/open-calls



Job Adverts

  

Events


 

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 maria-pia.a.pace@gov.mt​ . ​


 

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

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