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Call: Territories and low-carbon economy

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Programme
Acronym ESPON
Type of Fund Structural Fund
Description of programme
"ESPON"

The ESPON 2020 programme aims 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.

Objective:

  • foster cooperation in the process of policy development
  • further strengthen evidence-informed policy-making across the EU territory
  • contribute to enabling regions and cities to develop place-based responses to the Europe 2020 challenges of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth
Generally, ESPON does not finance projects, but is based on calls for stakerholder proposals & tenders.
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Call
Territories and low-carbon economy
Description of call
"Territories and low-carbon economy"

The service shall provide European evidence on the territorial dimension of implementing a low-carbon economy in different types of European regions and cities.

 

More concretely, the objective of this activity is to receive answers to the following key policy questions:

  • What do energy consumption patterns (distinguishing between renewable and non-renewable energy) look like in European regions and cities (broken down into private households, public buildings, economic activities (services, agriculture and forestry) and transport? How have they changed over the past 10 years in the different types of European regions and cities (i.e. capital cities, secondary growth poles, small and medium sized towns)?
  • Are there particular types of European regions and cities that find it easier in making full use of their renewable energy potential? How could challenges existing in this context be overcome in different types of territories? (up to 5 case studies)
  • What kind of action/policy is needed in what type of region/city to ensure a smooth transition to a low-carbon economy/lifestyle? How can regions and cities create framework conditions for unlocking low-carbon investment by the private sector?
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Thematic Focus Regional development
Funding area EU Member States
EFTA countries
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
EFTA countries
Recurring Call Yes
Financial details

The maximum available budget for this contract is 700,000 €, exclusive of VAT but inclusive of all other taxes, disbursements, travel, accommodation and delivery costs.

Submission

The full dossier of the terms of reference and annexes can be accessed, free of charge, by request via email to tenders@espon.eu or at Portail des Marchés Publics.

Contact Details

Managing authority
Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure Department for Spatial Planning and Development (DATER), Division for European Affairs
4, Place de l'Europe
L-2946 Luxembourg
Tel: +352 247-86934
Thiemo.Eser@mat.etat.lu, http://www.dat.public.lu

 

http://www.espon.eu/main/Menu_Contact/Menu_ESPONContactPoints/


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