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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)

36th IQ-Net Conference (East Jutland) discusses project selection and generation in the light of the new results-orientation requirements

IQ-Net programme managers, together with Alida Staicu from the European Commission, met at the 36th IQ-Net conference in Denmark on 2-4 June 2014. The confe... (more)

35th IQ-Net Conference (Stirlingshire) discusses the role of Cohesion policy in combating youth unemployment

The IQ-Net group of European managing authorities and implementing bodies from 13 countries met this week for the 35th IQ-Net conference in Stirlingshire, S... (more)

34th IQ-Net Conference (Laško) discusses the strategic directions of the 2014-20 Cohesion policy programmes

IQ-Net partners, together with Pascal Boijmans from the European Commission, met at the 34th IQ-Net conference in Laško, Slovenia, on 12-14 June 2013. The ... (more)

EPRC Policy Briefing: Commission perspectives on the 2014-2020 Partnership Agreements & Programmes: A comparative review of the Position Papers

The post-2013 reform of EU Cohesion policy is at a critical juncture. Following the agreement by the Heads of State on the 2014-2020 EU Budget in February 2... (more)

EPRC News (click here for more news items)

EPRC Seminar: Globalising Local Innovation Systems: Drawing Lessons from the Joint Sino-Singapore Science Parks

On Wednesday 29 October, EPRC hosted a seminar by Dr Julie Miao, Lecturer at the Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow. The seminar focussed on... (more)

EPRC at Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU Meeting

Dr Laura Polverari facilitated a workshop on institutional and administrative capacity on 16 October at an event organised by the Italian Department for Adm... (more)

New publication on multilevel governance and partnership in Cohesion policy

John Bachtler is a co-editor, together with Marcin Dabrowski and François Bafoil, of a new special issue of European Urban and Regional Studies on multi-le... (more)

Policy Reform under Challenging Conditions: EPRC hosts 35th annual European regional policy conference

The challenging political and economic context for regional policy and the recent reforms of EU policies were among the key themes of the 35th Annual Confer... (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