Inspire Policy Making by Territorial Evidence
  • EU Territorial Monitoring System - ETMS

    Thematic scope

    The stronger political focus on a territorial dimension in policy highlights the need to create a European Territorial Monitoring System (ETMS) that on a regular basis can provide and promote territorial information and evidence to main target groups on key trends in European regions, specific type of territories, metropolitan regions, cities and towns in relation to the policy aims and priorities of European policy orientations and objectives.

    This ESPON project is aimed at providing a practical and operational European Territorial Monitoring System (ETMS), which builds mainly on existing statistical information, data and tools developed (database, mapping tools) within the ESPON Programme, and which can be the base for a continued monitoring of European territorial trends.

    Please read more about the main research areas and the main results envisaged on the next page.

    Lead Partner

    MCRIT S.L., Barcelona, Spain

    Detailed information on the contracted project team can be found under Transnational Project Groups.

    Budget: € 597,956

    Project’s lifetime: September 2012 to September 2014

    Delivery of Reports

    • Inception Report: February 2013
    • Interim Report: June 2013
    • Draft Final Report: June 2014
    • Final Report: September 2014


    Reports will be published once they are approved by the ESPON Monitoring Committee

    More information

    Please contact the Project Expert at the ESPON Coordination Unit:
    Sandra DI BIAGGIO, e-mail:



    Name Type Size
    Final Report PDF 10.16 MB
    Draft Final Report PDF 5.56 MB
    Interim Report PDF 4.79 MB
    Inception Report PDF 2.45 MB
    Project Specification PDF 73.09 KB
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