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Research on territorial cooperation

Territorial cooperation has emerged as a distinct strand of  EU Cohesion policy aimed at addressing cross border issues. EPRC’s research looks at how inter-regional and transnational cooperation porgrammes work and what they can achieve. 

Found 22 Results
2020
- 2021

External support in preparation of a successor programme to the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020

The Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) Programme is a well-established, widely supported transnational Interreg cooperation programme. The 2021-2027 Programme covers territories in 7 partner countries, Finland, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland. The programme, and its predecessors, has a strong focus on, in particular, the needs of remote and peripheral communities and capitalising…

2018
- 2019

Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020: Impact Evaluation

The evaluation will focus on the Programme’s contributions to NPA targets and objectives, which focus specifically on the needs of remote and peripheral communities, and also to cooperation and development in the Arctic and Europe 2020 Strategy. Funded by: Norther Periphery and Arctic Programme Managing Authority – County Administrative Board of Västerbotten

2018
- 2019

ESPON – Territorial Evidence Support for ETC Programmes

EPRC is working as part of consortium led by ÖIR, on the project which involves work to develop an improved set of territorial indicators for ETC programmes to help support  setting investment priorities, strategic programming, monitoring and evaluation. The work focuses on 12 case study programmes: Austria-Czech Republic, Central Baltic, Central Europe, Deutschland-Nederland, Italy-Austria, Italy-Croatia,…

2014
- 2016

Partnership principle and multi-level governance during the programming phase of the ES and ESI funds

The project examines the extent and modalities through which which the partnership principle has been applied in the programming phase of the European Structural and Investment Funds. The research develops an evidence base to inform the reports required under the regulatory framework for 2014-20 and provides an analytical basis for the design of the policy…

2014
- 2016

Performance framework during the programming phase of the ES and ESI funds

The project examines the extent and modalities through which EU regulatory provisions relating to the performance framework have been applied in the programming phase of the European Structural and Investment Funds. The research develops an evidence base to inform the reports required under the regulatory framework for 2014-20 and provides an analytical basis for the…

2014
- 2015

European Union Committee – Tenth Report

The project involved the provision of advice to the House of Lords Sub Committee D Inquiry into EU Marine Regional Co-operation. Funded by: House of Lords, United Kingdom

2015
- 2015

Transnational cooperation projects in LEADER – analysis of their potentials and outlook into the 2014-20 programme period

The project involved examining the added value or transnational cooperation under LEADER, using project examples from Austria, Luxembourg, Poland and Spain. It provides recommendations for governance arrangements for future transnational LEADER projects in 2014-20. Funded by: LAG Oststeirisches Kernland, Austria

2014
- 2015

North Sea Region Programme: setting baselines and indicators

The project involved an ex ante evaluation of the North Sea Region Programme (NSRP) for the 2014-20 period and a subsequent project to set the indicators, baselines and targets for the 2014-20. This involved supporting the work of the NSRP drafting team in the development of programme indicators, in particular result indicators; refining a methodology…

2015
- 2015

Northern Periphery Programme Preparatory Project – Coordination Mechanism

The project involved research on the development of an Arctic regional collaboration mechanism funded by the Northern Periphery Programme. The aim was to consider the need for improved collaboration across regional economic development programmes in the Arctic and how a collaboration mechanism can be optimally structured and delivered. In doing so, the project will critically…

2014
- 2014

Evaluation of the transnational LEADER Project “Slow Travel”

Theproject comprised and evaluation of the transnational LEADER project “Slow Travel”, implemented by partner regions from Austria and Luxembourg. Funded by: LAG Oststeirisches Kernland, Austria

2014
- 2014

Evaluation of the transnational LEADER Project “Cultlands”

The project comprised an evaluation of the transnational LEADER project “Slow Travel”, implemented by partner regions from Austria, Poland and Spain. Funded by: LAG Oststeirisches Kernland, Austria

2014
- 2014

State aid rules of the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020

This project involved developing a comprehensive and practical rulebook to ensure the State aid compliance of the Baltic Sea Region Programme in 2014-20. The project identified and assessed the procedural and substantive State aid rules applicable to the provisions of the Operational Programme; translated these into practical guidelines concerning the scope of the State aid…

2013
- 2014

Ex ante evaluation of European Territorial Cooperation INTERREG Programme for Northern Ireland, the Border Region of Ireland and Western Scotland for 2014-2020

The project involved background research and advisory input for the ex ante evaluations, drawing on international experience. Funded by: INTERREG (through RSM McClure Watters)

2012
- 2014

Ex-ante evaluation and strategic assessment of the North Sea Region Programme 2014-20

The project comnprised an ex ante evaluation accompanying the design of the 2014-2020 North Sea Region Programme and appraisal of its different elements. Funded by: Interreg IVB North Sea Region Programme

2012
- 2014

Ex-ante evaluation of the Northern Periphery Programme 2014-20

The project comprised an ex ante evaluation accompanying the design of the 2014-2020 Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme and appraisal of its different elements. EPRC research focused on the ex-ante evaluation of the Northern Periphery and Arctic programme 2014-20. The purpose of the ex-ante evaluation was to improve and strengthen the quality of the programme…