Entries by UserMCRT

Data estimations based on the Spatial Multidimensional Database for ESPON FUA tool – Functional Urban Areas and Regions in Europe, 2020

Client: ESPON EGTC Partners: Autonomous University of Barcelona – UAB (leader), University of Geneva – UNIGE, GISAT, Randbee Consultants The activity is mainly directed towards developing tools to benchmark and analyse data on the current situation and recent trends in functional urban areas (as defined by the Eurostat and OECD) and other functional regions in Europe (like local labour market […]

Gathering and updating data, mapping and analysing quality of life in European regions, metropolitan areas and urban and rural regions, 2021

Client: ESPON EGTC Partners: ISINNOVA (leader), Metis, University of Eastern Finland, University of Delft (subcontractor) The objective of this service is to build on key relevant initiatives and work listed in the previous section, mainly by EUROSTAT, the OECD and the UN, and provide evidence, knowledge and recommendations on how quality of life in Europe, its cities and regions can […]

Analysing how technological transformation is reflected on the territorial level and context conditions that favour technological change, 2021

Client: ESPON EGTC Partners: The Politecnico di Milano (leader), Technopolis Group, Slavo Radosevic, EUROREG, Centre for European Regional and Local Studies, University of Economics in Bratislava The objective of this research is to provide a pan-European investigation of the territorial dimensions of current technological transformations and the transitioning of regional economies in Europe. The research will develop an understanding about what […]

MCRIT co-creation framework developed in the ESPON programme, 2017

Client: European Commission, ESPON 2020 Programme Partners: Spatial Foresight GmbH (Leader), Spiekermann & Wegener, ISINNOVA, Basque Center BC3, Centre urban & territorial development, Institu Rozwoju, TU Delft, ÖIR MCRIT co-creation framework was developed in the ESPON Program (2017). It involves the collaboration among a suite of stakeholders, including policy-makers, managers, planners, and citizens to understand the problems, explore […]

Participation activities within the framework of the Strategic Plan for Economic and Local Development of Vallès Oriental

In order to know the opinions of local and economic agents in a participatory way, thematic and transversal working groups are carried out to tackle the different strategic objectives addressed and the strategic lines to follow at the regional level, both in the field of employment, economic development and local business support. The Working Groups […]

A co-creation workshop: Students from Basseroles Primary School imagine how to improve their town!

Projects such as the “City of Children”  show how co-production of knowledge workshops involving children can lead to the acquisition of a fresh sensitivity and competence by city/town administrators and technicians. In April 15th-18th we conducted two participatory workshops in Basseroles Elementary School. The objective of the workshops was to provide the opportunity for Sant Miquel […]

Espon study Towards a Territorial Reference Framework for Europe, 2019

Client: ESPON EGTC Partners: Spatial Foresight (LU),European Policy Centre (BE) The purpose of this ESPON Applied Research Activity is to respond to the policy demand and produce, through a substantial pan-European stakeholder dialogue, a Territorial Reference Framework for Europe to inform, catalyse and animate the upcoming policy debate on a Territorial Agenda post-2020. The Territorial Reference Framework […]

RELOCAL – Resituating the Local in Cohesion and Territorial Development, EU and neighbourhood countries, 2020

Client: European Commission Horizon 2020 Programme Partners: University Eastern Finland, ILS Germany, University Newcastle, Stockholm University, Nordregio, James Hutton Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, DELFT University, University of Luxemburg, University of Lodz, Desire Foundation, University of Thessaly EU Horizon 2020 research project ‘Resituating the local in cohesion and territorial development’ – RELOCAL aims to identify factors that […]

FLAGSHIP – Forward Looking Analysis of Grand Societal cHallenges and Innovative Policies, EU, 2015

Client: European Commission / FP7 Partners: ISINNOVA (Italy), OEAW-VID (Austria), BC3 (Spain), SIGMA (France), CEPS (Belgium), HiiL (The Netherlands), CDS (Bulgaria), ICS-UL (Portugal), KNAW-NIDI (The Netherlands), OME (France), S4S (Luxembourg), SEIT (Estonia), SEURECO (France), SAN (Poland), TNO (The Netherlands) FLAGSHIP helps to anticipate major challenges that Europe will have to face in the next 20-30 years in […]

Completion of the process of midterm evaluation of the Pernambuco Rural Project, Brazil, 2016

Client: Government of the State of Pernambuco Secretariat of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform – SARA / The World Bank Partners: Aquino Consultores / BBG The Sustainable Rural Pernambuco Project – PRS aims to support the development of associative enterprises, enabling the insertion of family farmers in the market in a competitive way and expanding access to water […]