European territorial policies

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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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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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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...
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The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has been jointly launched by the EIB Group and the European Commission in order to support the implementation of investment...
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The objective of this study is to analyse and compare governance mechanisms in cities and regions with particularly successful approaches to SME and entrepreneurship support...
The overall objective of the study is to map the intended priorities and activities of EU Member States and regions with regard to research and innovation (R&I) on Bioeconomy...
In cooperation with the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) of the University of Gloucestershire ÖIR has completed a study on “The Role of the EU’s Common...
The core long-term structural demographic change in Europe is ageing: the current ratio of working age population to old dependent population below 4 to 1 will according to...
OIR on behalf of the Committee of Regions conducted an analysis of feasibility of mapping the social dimension of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). Strengthening the “social...