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Welcome to the IQ-Net Website. IQ-Net is a network of regional and national partners across the EU whose aim is to improve the quality of Structural Funds programme management through exchange of experience. IQ-Net is managed by the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

To find out more about the development and activities of the network please visit the What is IQ-Net? page.

IQ-Net News (click here for more news items)

41st IQ-Net Conference (Athens): Making Structural Funds smart and recognised

What progress are ESIF Managing Authorities making with smart specialisation strategies? And how are the ESIF communication plans for 2014-20 developing? Th... (more)

40th IQ-Net Conference (Prague) discusses options and ideas for Cohesion policy post-2020

IQ-Net programme managers from 13 EU Member States met at the 40th IQ-Net conference in Prague, Czech Republic, on 9-11 May 2016. The conference was hosted ... (more)

IQ-Net interview in DG Regio's Panorama magazine

To mark the 20th anniversary of the IQ-Net network, network director Professor John Bachtler and network manager Stefan Kah were interviewed for an article ... (more)

EPRC research in the European Parliament

Studies by EPRC researchers have been extensively cited in a briefing to MEPs by the European Parliament. The briefing refers to an IQ-Net report on territo... (more)

EPRC News (click here for more news items)

EPRC exploring new ideas for Cohesion Policy 2020+

In the context of the intensifying debate on the post-2020 EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), EPRC has published a paper on options for the future of... (more)

EPRC at the North Sea Conference

Irene McMaster was a speaker at the North Sea Conference in Billund, 14-17 June. Speaking at the start of the conference, Irene's first presentation focusse... (more)

Brexit, EU Cohesion Policy and Regional Development in the UK

John Bachtler and Carlos Mendez discuss the potential consequences of a Brexit on the UK's regional policy in a short article available (more)

New Peer Reviewed Journal Special Issue, co-guest-edited by Laura Polverari on 'The 2014 European Parliament Elections: Representation, Euroscepticism, Populism and the Economic Crisis' now out and on FREE ACCESS

A new special issue of Italian Political Science Review (Cambridge University Press) on 'The 2014 European Parliament Elections: Representation, Eurosceptic... (more)
IQ-Net Research Papers

Download/search from an extensive list of IQ-Net reports comparing the design, delivery and evaluation of Structural Funds
across the EU

IQ-Net Bulletin

The IQ-Net Bulletin provides topical information on international experiences of implementing EU structural policies.
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current and
previous issues.

IQ-Net Research Posters

To illustrate interesting partner approaches, IQ-Net prepares research posters in line with the conference theme
A selection of
posters can be
viewed here.

IQ-Net gratefully acknowledges the support of the European Structural and Investment Funds