New Calls for Proposals of Programme ESPON 2013

New Calls for Proposals are open. The deadline for submitting proposals is 28 June 2010. The total available budget is 5.900.000 Euro and more than 10 proposals can be selected.

The calls are the following:

1) Call for Proposals for 2 themes of Applied Research (Priority 1 of the ESPON 2013 Programme),

2) Call for Proposals for 8 Targeted Analyses (Priority 2),

3) Call for Proposals for Transnational Networking Activities of the ESPON Contact Point Network (Priority 4).

Participation of private partners is possible in the Calls for Proposals on Applied Research Projects and Call for Proposals on Targeted Analyses. Only institutions confirmed as ESPON Contact Points can submit and be included in proposals on Transnational Networking Activities.

Info Day and Partner Café

The ESPON 2013 Programme invites potential beneficiaries to the Info Day on New Calls and Partner Café on 18 May 2010 in Brussels. It will be the chance to get information on the new funding opportunities and to meet potential project partners. Deadline for registration is 6 May 2010 at 15h00.

ESPON Partner Café

Research institutes that are looking for partners to prepare a proposal for one of the projects under the Calls are remembered to have a look at the overview of potential partners. The fields of expertise that are indicated in the overview provide you with a good impression of which institutes might be interested in the same research theme as you and might wish to join you in a Transnational Project Group. LINK


The pre-announcement of the Call is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (C89/05 7 April 2010).

For questions concerning the content please send an email to; for questions related to administrative issues and application procedures please send an email to

The documentation related to the calls, including the procedure for applying, the eligibility rules, the evaluation criteria and the submission material, is available on the ESPON website: