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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)

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 providing specialist advice to House of Lords Committee on EU marine cooperation

Dr Irene McMaster, Senior Research Fellow in EPRC, has been appointed as a specialist advisor to the House of Lords EU Environment and Agriculture Sub-Commi... (more)

New publication - The Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC) in Scotland's innovation system

Stephen Miller, Researcher at the European Policies Research Centre, has contributed a paper to the inaugural issue of 'Regional Studies, Regional Science',... (more)

EPRC contribution to the UK Balance of Competences Review of EU Cohesion Policy

EPRC has conducted a literature review of EU Cohesion policy as part of the UK Government's (more)

EPRC PhD opportunity: Peripheral Communities in Northern Europe

EPRC is seeking applications for a PhD studentship to investigate how sudden change affects peripheral communities in northern Europe, as well as the mechan... (more)
IQ-Net Research Papers

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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
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IQ-Net Conferences

Find out more about the bi-annual IQ-Net Conferences, where network partners meet to discuss their experiences of Structural Funds programming.

IQ-Net gratefully acknowledges the support of the European Regional Development Fund