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 IQ-Net Conference Attikí November 2008

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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)

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)

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 News (click here for more news items)

EPRC research on the Arctic in House of Lords report

On 27 Februay The House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic has published its report ‘Responding to a Changing Arctic’. The report considers the UK... (more)

EPRC at the Academic-Policy Debate on EU Cohesion Policy in Riga

On 4-6 February, the Regional Studies Association (RSA), European Commission (DG Regio) and Latvian EU Presidency organised a conference ‘Challenges for t... (more)

New Publication: Does Devolution Increase Accountability? Empirical Evidence from the Implementation of European Union Cohesion Policy

An article by Laura Polverari, Senior Research Fellow at EPRC, has just been published online in Regional Studies. Focusing, as a test case, on the implemen... (more)

Regional Marine Cooperation

On 29th of January 2015 Irene McMaster attended the DG MARE stakeholder conference 'Regional Cooperation on Energy and Maritime Spatial Planning in the Nort... (more)
IQ-Net Research Papers

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IQ-Net Bulletin

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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