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Calls, Tenders and Other Information

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 first cut-off date is set on 15 December 2020. All the applications submitted until this date will be evaluated and selected researchers 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:

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:

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:

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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