Innovation and the Structural Funds - call for tenders

April 1, 2005

Brussels, 31 Mar 2005

The European Commission's Regional Policy DG has published a call for tenders for the strategic evaluation of innovation and the knowledge-based economy in relation to the Structural and Cohesion Funds for the programming period 2007 to 2013.

This study is intended to produce conclusions and recommendations for the future of the Structural Fund and Cohesion policy specifically. However, Cohesion policy should complement other EU policy areas.

The objectives are to:
- provide an analysis of the current situation in the field of innovation and the knowledge-based economy in the 25 current Member States plus Romania and Bulgaria;
- draw lessons from the current experience in terms of ideas and strategic approaches to innovation;
- identify main needs and potential for innovation in the eligible regions;
- make recommendations on main investment priorities for Structural Funds over the programming period 2007 to 2013 and their implications for regional development.

For further information, please contact:

European Commission
DG Regional Policy
Attn: Mr Mairate
CSM 2 2/155
B-1049 Brussels
Tel: +32-2 295 1685
Fax: +32-2 296 33 4

To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
http:/// ST=Seek-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCI D=060265-2005
Remarks: The deadline for submitting tender documents is .4.2005.

Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.

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