European territorial policies

The overall aim of the project “New assessment of ESIF administrative costs and burden” was a comprehensive collection and analysis of the ESIF related administrative costs. The...
The Austria‐wide cooperation of the machinery cooperatives (Maschinenringe) materialising in a cluster is a novelty for all stakeholders – for the machinery cooperatives as much...
The objective of the project consisted in exploring the causes, drivers and implications of gold-plating practices impacting the functioning of the five European Structural and...
ÖIR contributed to the completion of a study scoping the uptake and programming of financial instruments under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). The...
In view of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the New Urban Agenda being adopted by the United Nations in 2016, the European Committee of the Regions has...
ESPON‐COMPASS is an applied research project, which provides a comparison on territorial governance and spatial planning systems in Europe. It is the first comprehensive research...
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The main outcome of this project is an upgraded and updated ESPON TIA Tool, a Quick Check ensuring territorial impact assessment. This tool has been developed in the previous...
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Possible European Territorial Futures
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The ESPON study “Possible European Territorial Futures” stands in the tradition of past ESPON scenario and territorial impact assessment studies. Different future scenarios and...
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ÖIR has contributed to a study for the Committee of the Regions on the challenges and obstacles faced by entrepreneurs and Small and Medium‐sized Enterprises (SMEs) on islands...
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Small and Medium‐sized Enterprises (SMEs) are recognised as the backbone of the European economy. This objective of this project was to map and analyse the territorial patterns...