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 IQ-Net Conference Schloss Seggau (Austria), June 2009

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)

IQ-Net welcomes Polish region of Pomorskie to the network

IQ-Net is very pleased to welcome its 17th partner organisation. The Marshal Office of the Pomorskie Region manages a ERDF-ESF multi-Fund Operational Progra... (more)

Warm welcome to Croatia and Slovakia

The IQ-Net consortium is delighted to welcome two new members. Both the Croatian Ministry of Regional Dev... (more)

38th IQ-Net Conference (Northern Portugal) discusses challenges of monitoring and evaluation in Cohesion policy in 2014-20

Over 30 IQ-Net programme managers, together with Veronica Gaffey from the European Commission, met at the 38th IQ-Net conference in Vila do Conde, Northern ... (more)

37th IQ-Net Conference (Cheshire) discusses new integrated territorial instruments

IQ-Net programme managers, together with Merja Haapakka from the European Commission, met at the 37th IQ-Net conference in Cheshire (England) on 17-19 Novem... (more)

EPRC News (click here for more news items)

EPRC Seminar: Implementing the place-based approach: the Italian Strategy for Inner Areas (12 November 2015, 11:30-12:30) -

What is left of the place-based approach in the actual implementation of cohesion policy 2014-2020? With "place-based" one means not only an integrated and ... (more)

New Project - Territorial Attractiveness and Aids to Businesses: Replicability and lessons from the ERDF-cofunded interventions in selected EU Member States

Dr Laura Polverari will be leading a new study for the Italian Development Agency Invitalia on the aid schemes and integrated aid packages aimed at increasi... (more)

EPRC at regio-suisse conference on regional policy in Switzerland

John Bachtler was an invited speaker at the formation-regiosuisse-Conference 2015 (more)

New publication: Immigration attitudes in sub-state nationalist and regional parties

Dr Arno van der Zwet was one of the co-editors and contributors of a recently published special issue on immigration attitudes in sub-state nationalist and ... (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.
Click here for
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 Regional Development Fund