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Resituating the local in cohesion and territorial development

Objective

There is an increasing need for developing European Union Cohesion Policy in terms of greater sensitivity towards territorial specificities, more supportive of community-based development and the facilitation of greater civic participation. This also relates to the concern over decreasing identification with the European project among the population. Place-based development, endogenous regional development and territorial capital are some of the policy approaches that have been invoked to facilitate a reorientation of Cohesion Policy and territorial development policy. These need to be connected more specifically to notions of the local and localism. RELOCAL will target this objective by exploring in depth the two dimensions underlying the challenge described in the Call text. The project will be based on case studies of local contexts (e.g. cities and their regions) that exemplify development challenges in terms of spatial justice. Among the research questions that have been identified are the following:
- How can spatial justice be conceptualised, operationalised, adapted?
- How processes of territorial inequalities in different localities be understood and analysed?
- How does the local relate to cohesion in an EU context?
- What factors and filters are operating that enhance or limit the relation between the local and cohesion? What might bridge abstract notions of spatial justice and local practises on the one hand and CP on the other?
- Is there a territorial trap in thinking locally, endogenously? Can enhanced autonomy contribute to spatial justice? How can processes of place-making be related to spatial justice?
- What is the scope for alternative development, stabilisation, sustainability, solidarity models/scenarios?

Call for proposal

H2020-SC6-REV-INEQUAL-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-SC6-REV-INEQUAL-2016

Coordinator

ITA-SUOMEN YLIOPISTO
Net EU contribution
€ 779 375,00
Address
Yliopistonranta 1 E
70211 Kuopio
Finland

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Region
Manner-Suomi Pohjois- ja Itä-Suomi Pohjois-Savo
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (13)

ILS - INSTITUT FUR LANDES- UND STADTENTWICKLUNGSFORSCHUNG GGMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 350 000,00
Address
Bruderweg 22-24
44135 Dortmund

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Arnsberg Dortmund, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 440 000,00
Address
Kings Gate
NE1 7RU Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Region
North East (England) Northumberland and Tyne and Wear Tyneside
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
STOCKHOLMS UNIVERSITET
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 451 000,00
Address
Universitetsvagen 10
10691 Stockholm

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Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
NORDREGIO
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 327 875,00
Address
Holmamiralens Vaeg 10
11186 Stockholm

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Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
THE JAMES HUTTON INSTITUTE
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 207 497,50
Address
Errol Road Invergowrie
DD2 5DA Dundee

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Region
Perth & Kinross and Stirling
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
KOZGAZDASAG- ES REGIONALIS TUDOMANYI KUTATOKOZPONT
Hungary
Net EU contribution
€ 339 750,00
Address
Toth Kalman Utca 4
1097 Budapest

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Region
Közép-Magyarország Budapest Budapest
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 422 500,00
Address
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
MCRIT, S.L
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 287 000,00
Address
Salvador Espriu 83
08005 Barcelona

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE DU LUXEMBOURG
Luxembourg
Net EU contribution
€ 412 500,00
Address
2 Avenue De L'universite
4365 Esch-sur-alzette

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Region
Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
UNIWERSYTET LODZKI
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 305 000,00
Address
Ul Prezydenta Gabriela Narutowicza 68
90 136 Lodz

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Region
Makroregion centralny Łódzkie Łódzki
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
FUNDATIA DESIRE FUNDATIA PENTRU DESCHIDERE SI REFLEXIE SOCIALA
Romania
Net EU contribution
€ 209 000,00
Address
Str. Vantului Nr. 35
400221 Cluj-napoca

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Region
Macroregiunea Unu Nord-Vest Cluj
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 0,00
PANEPISTIMIO THESSALIAS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 256 750,00
Address
Argonafton Filellinon
38221 Volos

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Region
Μαγνησία Θεσσαλία Κεντρική Ελλάδα
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE ECONOMIA E GESTAO - ISEG
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 97 502,50
Address
Rua Do Quelhas 6
1200-781 Lisboa

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Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00