The objective of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme is to support the reinforcement of the effectiveness of EU Cohesion Policy and other sectoral policies and programmes under European Structural Investment (ESI) funds as well as national and regional territorial development policies, through the production, dissemination and promotion of territorial evidence covering the entire territory of the 28 EU Members States, as well as 4 Partner States of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
ESPON 2020 Database Portal project is one of the key projects of the ESPON 2020 Programme in terms of supporting the ESPON EGTC with regard to:
• Provision of core data and data-related support to the ESPON 2020 projects
• Harmonisation and quality control of the main data outcomes from the ESPON 2020 projects
• Facilitation of the searching and finding of ESPON 2020 data and data-related products
• Publication of main ESPON 2020 results in an attractive way
•Any task related to data, spatial data and data-related products.