Danube-INCO.NET — Advancing Research and Innovation in the Danube Region

Calls for papers and applications

ESPON Call for Tenders for Targeted Analysis of spatial dynamics for Central Europe

Full title: Targeted Analysis "Spatial dynamics and integrated territorial development scenarios for the functional area of central Europe–CE FLOWS" The service contract shall investigate spatial dynamics and existing flows across regions in Central Europe (CE) and identify main development potentials, drivers and bottlenecks in that functional area. Emphasis should be put on how transnational cooperation structures, governance mechanisms and solutions could be tailored to reduce economic and social disparities and foster integrated territorial development in CE. The main outcome should be policy implementation tools for integrated territorial development of the CE area.

  • Posted on: 24.07.2019

Website: Link

The following tasks, which are interconnected and interdependent, shall be carried out within the framework of this service contract:

  1. Task 1 - Analysis of spatial dynamics in CE
  2. Task 2 - Development of potential development scenarios for 2030 in CE
  3. Task 3 – Elaborating proposals for transnational policy implementation


  • City of Vienna, Municipal Department for European Affairs (Lead Stakeholder) | AT
  • Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism Directorate VII/5 – Coordination Regional Policy and Spatial Planning | AT
  • Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic | CZ
  • Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development | DE
  • Thuringian Ministry of Infrastructure and Agriculture, Strategic Spatial Planning | DE
  • Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds | HR
  • Bratislava Self Governing Region, Managing Authority of INTERACT Programme | SK
  • Veneto Region – Joint Programming Department | IT
  • Ministry of Investment and Economic Development, Territorial Cooperation Department | PL
  • Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Spatial Planning, Construction and Housing Directorate | SI

Budget: The maximum budget is EUR 300,000, exclusive of VAT but inclusive of all other taxes, disbursements, travel, accommodation and delivery costs.

Tendering documents

The documentation related to this call, including technical specifications and annexes, is available here:


Tenders must be submitted electronically and in the English language at the latest by 12/09/2019 at 16h00 CET


S&T field/scope: General | Affilation and Pillar: Research and innovation community | Geographical focus: Danube Region, Central, East and Southeast Europe