“The ESPON 2020 Programme aims at promoting and fostering a European territorial dimension in development and cooperation by providing evidence, knowledge transfer and policy learning to public authorities and other policy actors at all levels.” (https://www.espon.eu/programme/espon/espon-2020-cooperation-programme)
The ESPON Database is a key activity of the ESPON Programme in terms of supporting:
The ESPON 2020 Database Portal – Phase I (2017-2020) had put a major effort on the Database design and implementation, the development of various web services, data integration and updates. Phase II builds on this work to integrate and update additional data, to maintain the system as well as to improve the existing functionalities and create new ones based on users’ feedbacks.
The main objectives of the ESPON 2020 Database Portal – Phase II are as follows:
ESPON 2020 Database Portal – Phase II improves the efficiency of the system in terms of data content, functionality and user experience for the ESPON community and the general public.