New ESPON projects starting

OIR successfully applied for a total of four projects in the recent call of ESPON – European Spatial Planning Observation Network. As lead partner of two international project consortia OIR will work on the projects "Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in European Regions and Cities" and "Territories and low-carbon economy” for the coming 1.5 years. The projects will be coordinated by Bernd Schuh and Christof Schremmer. In addition, OIR contributes to the projects "Possible European Territorial futures" and "Comparative Analysis of Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in Europe".