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Photovoltaic Systems as Actuators of Regional Development - IPA REGPHOSYS HUHR 1101/2.1.3./0002 (2013-2014)


 

Consultant (within TRD): Viktor Varjú
Principal: EU
 
Partners:

  • Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Osijek - Osijek, Croatia

 

Website

Brief summary (HU)

Book
 



 

Drava-region Unified Planning Toolkit - IPA DUPLO IPA HUHR/1101/2.1.4/0014 (2013-2014)

 


Consultant (within TRD): Andrea Suvák
Principal: EU
 
Partnerek:

  • Regional Development Agency of Slavonia and Baranya - Osijek, Croatia;
  • Rergional Development Agency Čakovec - Čakovec, Croatia;
  • South Transdanubian Water Management Directorate (DDVIZIG) - Pécs, Hungary
Website

Brief summary (HU)

Book (HU)

 


 

ET2050 - Territorial Scenarios and Visions for Europe (ESPON) (2011-2015)

 

Consultant (within TRD): Iván Illés, Zoltán Gál
Megbízó: ESPON
 
Partners:

  • Mcrit, Ltd, Spain) (lead partner)
  • TERSYN European Agency Territories and Synergies, France
  • Free university of Brussels, Belgium
  • Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
  • Politecnico di Milano – Department of Architecture, Built environment and Construction engineering (ABC), Italy
  • International Organization for Migration, Central European, Poland
  • Spiekermann & Wegener, Urban and Regional Research, Germany
  • Research Institute for Knowledge Systems, Netherlands
  • Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
  • Nordregio – Nordic Centre for Spatial Development, Sweden
  • University of Thessaly, Greece
  • Institute of Studies for Integration of Systems, Italy
  • Ersilia Fundation, Spain


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Brief Summary

 



 

ESPON TANGO - Territorial Approaches for New Governance (2011-2014)

 

Consultant (within TRD): Pálné Ilona Kovács
Principal: ESPON
 
Partners:

  • Transdanubian Research Department Institute of Regional Studies HAS Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (Pécs, Hungary)
  • Nordregio. - (Stockholm, Sweden) (lead partner)
  • Delft University of Technology OTB Research Institute (Delft, The Netherlands)
  • POLITO / Politecnico e Università di Torino (Torino, Italy)
  • University of Newcastle upon Tyne (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
 
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 Establishment of the Institute of Studies in Federalism and Decentralisation in Hungary
 

Consultant: Dr. Zoltán Hajdú

Principal: VATI Hungarian Public Nonprofit Ltd. for Regional Development and Town Planning.
 
Partners:

 
This project funded by Swiss Contribution Twinning and Partnership Block Grant.

 
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Bordering, Political Landscapes and Social Arenas: Potentials and Challenges of Evolving Border Concepts in a post-Cold War World
 

Consultant (within TRD): Dr. Zoltán Hajdú

Principal: European Union 7th Framework Programme, Brussels
 
Partners:

  • University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Karelian Institute (Finland) (Lead Partner)
  • Radboud University Nijmegen/Nijmegen Centre for Border Research (Netherlands) 
  • Middle East Technical University/Centre for Black Sea and Central Asia (Turkey)
  • Institute of Geography-Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
  • Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (Spain)
  • University of Tromsø (Norway)
  • Queen’s University Belfast (United Kingdom)
  • Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)
  • University  Umea (Sweden)
  • University of Bergamo (Italy)
  • University of Gdansk  (Poland)
  • Kharkhiv National University (Ukraine)
  • Centre for Advanced Studies (Bulgaria)
  • Leibniz-Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (Germany)
  • Centre for Population, Poverty and Public Policy Studies (Luxembourg)
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - Pacte (France) / Uiversité Joseph Fourier (France)
  • MTA KRTK Regionális Kutatások Intézete
  • Centre for Independent Social Research (Russian Federation)
  • University of Helsinki (Finland)
  • University of East London (United Kingdom)
 
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EoRPA Research: National Responses on Regional State Aid Reform Post 2013  (2011)


Consultant (within TRD): Pálné Ilona Kovács

Principal: University of Strathclyde European Policies Research Centre


Partner:  -




Ex-Post Evaluation of the Cohesion Fund: Management &. Implementation (2011-2012)


Consultant (within TRD): László Faragó, Viktor Varjú

Principal: University of Strathclyde European Policies Research Centre

Partner: e-GEO Research Centre for Geography and Regional Planning. Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas FCSH, Universidade - Lisboa, Portugal

 

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Comparative Study on the Vision and Options for Cohesion Policy after 2013 (2011-2012)


Consultant (within TRD): László Faragó

Principal: University of Strathclyde European Policies Research Centre

Partner:  -

 




Hungary-Croatia Regional Tourism Product Plan (RTPP) IPA Project) (2010-2011

Consultant (within TRD): István Fodor, Viktor Varjú

Principal: VATI Hungarian Public Nonprofit Ltd. for Regional Development and Town Planning

Partners:

- University of Pannonia (lead partner)
- Centre for Regional Studies HAS Transdanubian Research Institute
- Development Agency CAKRA Ltd. – Municipality of Čakovec
- Regional Development Agency of Slavonia and Baranja
- Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia (consulting partner)

This project is funded by the support of the European Union and by the co-financing of European Social Fund.


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Brief Summary (HU)
 



UNIREG IMPULSE Regional Universities as Generators of a Transnational Knowledge Region -
A regionális egyetemek, mint egy transznacionális tudásrégió generátorai
2007-2013
 

Consultant (within TRI): Zoltán Gál

Principal: VATI Hungarian Public Nonprofit Ltd. for Regional Development and Town Planning

Partners:

- Centre for Regional Studies HAS Transdanubian Research Institute (lead partner)
- Kaposvár University (Kaposvár, Hungary)
- Osijek University J.J. Strosmayera (Osijek, Croatia)

This project is funded by the support of the European Union and by the co-financing of European Social Fund.


Website

Brief Summary (HU)
 



IQ-Net Paper on EU Cohesion Policy and the Implementation of the Lisbon Agenda: Lessons for EU2020
2010


Consultant (within TRI): Ilona Pálné Kovács

Principal: University of Stratchclyde European Policies Research Centre
 

Brief Summary
 



 EUDIMENSIONS - "Local Dimensions of a Wider European Neighbourhood: Developing Political Community through Practices and Discourses of Cross-Border Co-operation” 2006-2009


Consultants (within TRI): Ilona Pálné Kovács, Zoltán Hajdú

Principal: European Union 6th Framework Programme, Brussels

Partners:
- Institut für Regionalentwicklung und Strukturplanung E.V. (Erkner, Germany) (lead partner)

- Uniwersitet Gdanski (Gdansk, Poland)
- Joensuu University (Joensuu, Finland)
- Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)
- Tartu University (Tartu, Estonia)
- Queen's University Belfast (Belfast, Northern-Ireland)
- Nijmegen University (Nijmegen, Holland)
- Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza (Bucharest, Romania)
- University of Thessaly (Thessaloniki, Greece)
- Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Pécs, Hungary)


Website

Brief Summary (HU)

Book (EN)
 



 G-FORS - Governance for Sustainability  2006-2009
 

Consultant (within TRI): Ilona Pálné Kovács

Principal: European Union 6th Framework Programme Brussels

Partners:
- Germany: Metropolregion Hannover Braunschweig Göttingen (MRH) (lead partner)
Institut für Regionalentwicklung und Strukturplanung E.V., Erkner
Darmstadt University of Technology (DUT), Darmstadt

- Belgium: Eurocities ASBL, Brussels
- Greece: Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (UEHR), Athens
- Norway: Norwegian Institute for urban and Regional research (NIBR), Oslo
- Sweden: Göteborgs Universitet (UGOT), Göteborg
- Italy: Politecnico di Milano, Milan
- The Netherlands: Universiteit Twente, Enschede
- Poland: Uniwersytet Warszawski, Varsaw
- United Kingdom: University of the West of England, Bristol
- Hungary: Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Pécs


Brief Summary (HU)

  Book (EN)
 



Addressing Community Cohesion: Good Practice in Equalities Legislation at the Local and Regional Level, with Particular Emphasis on Deprived Rundown Areas
2007

Consultant (within TRI): Ilona Pálné Kovács

Principal: Committee of the Regions of the European Union

Partners:

- South Transdanubian Regional Development Agency
- University of Pécs Faculty of Arts and humanities Department of Sociology
- FACT Institute
- Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences


Summary (HU)
 



Carpathian Project
2005-2008 

Consultant (within TRI): Zoltán Gál

Principal: INTERREG III B CADSES Programme

Partners:
- UNEP Vienna-ISCC Vienna (Austria) (lead partner)

- RTI Polska (Poland)
- REC Slovakia (Slovakia)
- Retecamerre (Italy)
- Podkarpackie Voivodship (Poland)
- Drama-Kavala-Xanthi Province (Greece)
- Österreichische Ost- und Südosteuropa Institut (Austria)
- University of Olomouc (Czech Republic)
- UNEP Environmental Information Centre (Poland)
- WWW DCP (Germany)
- Academia Istropolitana Bratislava (Slovakia)
- Institute of Urban Development (Poland)
- Institute of Spatial and Cadastral Systems (Poland)
- ISF Muenchen (Social Research Institute) (Germany)
- EURAC (Germany)
- CEEWEB (Hungary)
- Urbanproject Bucharest (Romania)
- "Heifer Project International" International Charity Organization (Hungary)
- Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Hungary)


Brief Summary (HU)
 
  Book (EN)
 



Study on the Potential and Needs of the New Member States

2005

Consultant (within TRI): Ilona Pálné Kovács

Principal: European Commission DG Regio

Partners:

Lead partner – EPRC Stratchlyde University, Glasglow

- National Centre for Regional Development, Sofia, Bulgaria;
- Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic;
- Centre for European Regional and Local Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland;
- Department of Economics, University of Malta;
- Department of Public Administration, University of Tartu, Estonia;
- Centre for European and Transition Studies, University of Latvia;
- Institute of Europe, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania;
- Institute for Economic Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia;
- University of Economics, Bratislava, Slovakia;
- Institute for National Economy, Academy of Science, Bucharest, Romania;
- Systema Systems Planning & Management Consultants SA, Greece
- Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
 



TERRITORIAL - Study on Territorial Cooperation and Transnational Cooperation Programmes within Structural Funds
2004-2005

Consultants: Iván Illés, Zoltán Raffay

Principal: European Commission

Partners:

Lead partner - Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)

- Institut de Gestion de l’Environnement etd’Aménagement du Territitoire (IGEAT)
- Free University of Berlin (FUB)
- Swedish Institute for Growth Policy Studies (ITPS)
- Nijmegen Centre for Border Research (NCBR)


Brief Summary (HU) 
 



ESTIA SPOSE - Territorial Indicators and Actions for a Spatial Planning Observatory Network for Southeast Europe INTERREG III B CADSES
2004-2006

Consultant (within TRI): Iván Illés

Principal: European Commission, INTERREG IIIB CADSES

Partners:

Lead partner – University Research Institute of Urban Environment and Human Resources, (GR)

– Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning (BBR)
– Regione Abruzzo (I)
– Regione Emilia-Romagna (I)
– Austrian Institute for Regional Studiesand Spatial Planning (OIR) (A)
– The Urban & Spatial Planning Design Studio (AL)
– Federal Ministry of Physical Planning and Environment (BIH)
– Institute of Geography under Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BG)
– Ministry of Environmental Protection and Physical Planning (HR)
– Institute of Architecture and Regional & Urban Planning of Serbia, IAUS (YU)
– Lychnidos, Center for Sustainable Values (MK)
– National Institute for Research and Development in Urban and Spatial Planning-URBANPROJECT (RO)
– University of Ljubljana-Faculty for Civil Engineering and Geodesy (SLO)
– Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)
 

Website (EN)

Book (EN) 
 



TWIST – Transport with a Social Target INTERREG III B CADSES
2004–2006

Consultant (within TRI)Zoltán Gál

Principal: European Commission, INTERREG III B CADSES

Partners:
Lead partner – Region Abruzzo, (I)

- O.H.B.V. mbH - Brandenburg (DE)
- TECHNOSTART GmbH - Berlin (DE)
- T.Z.V. GmbH - Brandenburg (DE)
- KTEL SA (GR)
- REGIONE MARCHE (I)
- REGIONE MOLISE (I)
- REGIONE PUGLIA (I)
- Dopravni podnik mesta C. Budejovice (CZ)
- Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)

Website (EN)

Brief Summary (HU)

Book (EN)
 



ESPON 3.2. Project  – Spatial Scenarios and Orientations in relation to the ESDP and EU Cohesion Policy
2004–2006

Consultant (within TRI) Iván Illés

Principal: European Commission ESPON PROJECT

Partners:
Lead partner – Free University of Brussels – IGEAT (B)

– European Agency Territories and Synergies (EA-TS) (F)
– Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung-BBR (D)
– Centre for Urban Development and Environmental Management (CUDEM), Leeds Metropolitan University (UK)
– UMS RIATE (F)
– Nordregio – Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (S)
– Mcrit (E)
– Politecnico di Milano, Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (I)
– The Netherlands Institute for Spatial Research (NL)
– Centre for European Regional & Local Studies - University of Warsaw (PL)
– National Technical University of Athens School of Architecture, Department of Urban and Regional Planning (GR)
– Alexandru Joan Cuza University, Department of Geography (RO)
– Institut fuer Wirtschaftsforschung (IWH), Department of Regional and Urban Economics (D)
– Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)


Website (EN)
 



ESPON 2.3.1. Project – Application and Effects of the ESDP in Member States
2004-2006

Consultant (within TRI): Iván Illés

Principal: European Commission ESPON PROJECT

Partners:
Lead partner – Nordregio

– EuroFutures
– Institute for Spatial Planning (IRPUD)
– Katholieke University Leuven
– Austrian Institute for Spatial Planning (ÖIR)
– Research Institute for Housing, Urban and Mobility Studies (OTB) - University of Delft
Philippe DeBoe Consultant
Politecnico di Torino
Spatial Development and Research Unit (SDRU) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
University of Liverpool
 

Website (EN)
 



ESPON 2.2.2. Project – Territorial Effects of the ‘Acquis Communautaire’
2003-2005

Consultants (within TRI): Iván Illés, Zoltán Raffay

Principal: European Commission ESPON PROJECT

Partners:

Lead partner – Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, (D)

– Institute of Regional Development (GR)
– Centre for Regional and Tourism Research - CRT (DK)
– European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde - EPRC (UK)
– Centre for European Regional and Local Studies, Warsaw University - EUROREG (PL)
– Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)


Website (EN)
 



PLANET CENSE  - PLAnners NETwork for CENtral and South East Europe, INTERREG III B CADSES
2003-2006

Consultants (within TRI): Iván Illés, László Faragó

Principal: European Commission INTERREG III B CADSES

Partners:

Lead partner Austrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning (ÖIR), Ausztria

– City of Vienna
– Government of Land Styria
– ÖBB Austrian Federal Railways
– Federal Ministry for Transport Building and Housing
– Planning Authority of Land Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
– Regione Emilia-Romagna
– Regione Marche
– Ministry of the Environment & Spatial Planning & Energy
- National Office for Spatial Planning
– Ministry for Transport- Innovation and Technology
– Joint Planning Authority of Länder Berlin-Brandenburg
– Panteion University Athens
– Co-Plan - Center for Habitat Development
– National Centre for Regional Development
– Federal Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment
– Ministry of Regional Development
– VATI Hungarian Public Nonprofit Company for Regional Development and Town Planning
– Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning
– Government Centre for Strategic Studies
– INCD – URBANPROIECT
– Ministry of Build-up and Regional Development
– IAUS - Institute of Architecture and Urban and Spatial Planning of Serbia
– University Belgrade - Institute of Spatial Planning
– German Association for Housing Urban and Spatial Development
– Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)

 
Website (EN)
 


 
The Ex-ante Assessment of the Regional Operative Programme
2003-2006

Consultant (within TRI): László Faragó

Principal: VATI Hungarian Public Nonprofit Company for Regional Development and Town Planning, Budapest

Partners:

Lead partner – Research vor Beleid International (The Netherlands)
 


 

ADAPT - EU Enlargement and Multi-level Governance in European Regional and Environment Policies: Patterns of Institutional Learning, Adaptation and Europeanization among Cohesion Countries: Greece, Ireland and Portugal and Lessons for New Members: Hungary and Poland
2001-2004

Consultant (within TRI): Ilona Pálné Kovács

Principal: European Commission Directorate General 5th Framework Programme

Partners:

Lead partner – Institute of Urban Environment and Human Resources (GR)

– University of Limerick (IRL)
– Instituto Nacional de Administracao (P)
– London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)
– Foundation for European Studies – European Institute (PL)
– Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)
– Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)
 

Final Report (EN)
 



RIS - Regional Innovation Strategy in the South Transdanubian Region
2001-2004

Consultant (within TRI): Zoltán Gál

Principal: European Commission DG Enterprise

Partners:

– South Transdanubian Regional Development Agency (HU)
– Yorkshire&Humberside Regional Technology Network Ltd. (UK)
– Shannon Free Airport Development Company Limited (Shannon Development) (IR)
– Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HU)
 



LEONARDO DA VINCI – Exchange and Placement Programme Focused to Support the Partnership between Universities and Small and Medium Enterprises at Regional Level
2000–2001

Consultant (within TRI): Zoltán Raffay

Principal: Consorzio InnovaReggio – Italy
 



Non-Twinning Technical Assistance with the Implementation of the Special Preparatory Programme for the Structural Funds in Hungary
2001

Consultant (within TRI): Iván Illés

Principal: NEI B.V.
 



NEI Training Regional Development Professionals
2000

Consultant (within TRI): Zoltán Gál

Principal: Phare Regional Development Programme for Hungary
 



European Regional Development and Cohesion Policy
1999-2002

Consultant (within TRI): Gyula Horváth

Principal: TEMPUS JEP

Partners:

– University of Sheffield

- University of Galway

- Údarás na Gaeltachta
 



Training Regional Development Experts
1999-2000

Consultant (within TRI): Gyula Horváth

Principal: Phare Regional Development Programme for Hungary

Partners:

– Netherlands Economic Institute

– Údarás na Gaeltachta
 


 
Regional Development and Policy in Hungary. Background Report for the OECD Country Report
1999-2000

Consultant (within TRI): Gyula Horváth

Principal: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Partner:

– OECD Local and Regional Services
 



Training Managers in Regional Development and European Cooperations
1996-1998

Consultant (within TRI): Gyula Horváth

Principal: TEMPUS JEP

Partners:

– University of Leeds
– University of Las Palmas
– University of Paris VIII
 



The cohesion problems of the Eastern-Europe enlargement of the European Union
1999-2000

Consultant (within TRI): Gyula Horváth

Principal: European Commission DG XVI
 



Reform of the Hungarian Regional Development Fund. Transformation of the Regional Development Incentive System in Hungary
1996-1997

Consultant (within TRI): Gyula Horváth

Principal: Phare Regional Development Programme for Hungary

Partner:

– European Policy Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
 



Training Regional Policy Professionals
1996-1997

Consultant (within TRI):  Gyula Horváth

Principal: Phare Regional Development Programme for Hungary
 



Strong and Weak Sides of the Hungarian Regional Policy and Regional Development Fund
1995-1996

Consultant (within TRI):  Gyula Horváth

Principal: Phare Regional Development Programme for Hungary

Partner:

– European Policy Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow