SPATIAL  FORESIGHT

territorial policy support and research

SPATIAL  FORESIGHT

office anno 1935

An idea about the future

should be ridiculous to be useful

Learn more about Spatial Foresight our reason for being, following Japanese concept IKIGAI:

 

The world NEEDS

The world needs more territorial analysis and foresight, through

  • informed future-oriented policies that acknowledge territorial diversity;
  • policy recommendations that allow decision-making towards defined policy objectives;
  • an inter-disciplinary and inter-cultural team, that brings together diverse perspectives.

 

We LOVE

We love working for better European policies, by

  • keeping the discussion and evolution on Europe ongoing;
  • encouraging 'out-of-the-box' territorial thinking and policy advice;
  • spreading our project insights to the wider public through our think-tank activities.

 

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We are GOOD

We are good at combining high academic standards and policy orientation, through

  • turning complex topics into easy to read deliverables;
  • following and contributing to policy debates;
  • working together with different mind-sets and cultures.

 

Our passion

We are passionate for strengthening every single European territory, by

  • sharpening and deepening knowledge and expertise on European Territorial Development and Spatial Planning;
  • developing our tool box and methods to challenge conventional thinking;
  • encouraging sound policies and broadening mindsets.

 

Our profession

We evaluate the past, analyse the present and explore the future, to

  • provide territorial policy support and research, analysis and evaluation;
  • facilitate processes and trainings, develop strategies, support capacity building activities;
  • monitor trends and developments for territorial foresight.

 

We PROVIDE

We provide you with high quality, tailor-made projects delivered on time, through

  • critical analysis and policy oriented reflections;
  • thorough process design and co-creation;
  • creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.

 

Our mission

We aim to make Europe a more just, more sustainable and more united place, by

  • unraveling the territorial complexities;
  • combining knowledge from different fields of expertise to offer a deeper understanding;
  • creating confidence and commitment to our clients.

 

Our vocation

We are meant to uplift the importance of territories, by

  • recognising different types of territories and their specificities;
  • looking across and beyond borders;
  • highlighting the territorial implications of policies.

 

We are a multi-national and interdisciplinary team.

 

Our main office is in Heisdorf (Luxembourg) and we have branch offices in Berlin (Germany) and Paris (France).

Dr Kai Böhme

partner & director of Spatial Foresight

kai.boehme@spatialforesight.eu

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Dr Sabine Zillmer

partner & head of Berlin office  
sabine.zillmer@spatialforesight.eu

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Dr Erik Gløersen

partner & head of Paris office
erik.gloersen@spatialforesight.eu

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Dr Silke N. Haarich

analyst & policy adviser
silke.haarich@spatialforesight.eu

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Sandra Spule

analyst & policy adviser
sandra.spule@spatialforesight.eu

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Dr Jean Claude Zeimet

process facilitator & policy adviser
jean-claude.zeimet@spatialforesight.eu

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Maria Toptsidou

analyst & policy adviser
maria.toptsidou@spatialforesight.eu

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Marcela Mäder Furtado

junior analyst
marcela.mader@spatialforesight.eu

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Paola Marinović

junior analyst

paola.marinovic@spatialforesight.eu

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Kirsti Hagemann

junior analyst

kirsti.hagemann@spatialforesight.eu

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Dr Bozhidar Ivanov

analyst & policy adviser

bozhidar.ivanov@spatialforesight.eu

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Dr Kai Böhme

partner & director of Spatial Foresight

kai.boehme@spatialforesight.eu

| read more

 


Dr Sabine Zillmer

partner & head of Berlin office  
sabine.zillmer@spatialforesight.eu

| read more

 


Dr Erik Gløersen

partner & head of Paris office
erik.gloersen@spatialforesight.eu

| read more

 


Dr Silke N. Haarich

analyst & policy adviser
silke.haarich@spatialforesight.eu

| read more

 


Sandra Spule

analyst & policy adviser
sandra.spule@spatialforesight.eu

| read more

 


Dr Jean Claude Zeimet

process facilitator & policy adviser
jean-claude.zeimet@spatialforesight.eu

| read more

 


Maria Toptsidou

analyst & policy adviser
maria.toptsidou@spatialforesight.eu

| read more

 


Dr Bozhidar Ivanov

analyst & policy adviser

bozhidar.ivanov@spatialforesight.eu

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Marcela Mäder Furtado

junior analyst
marcela.mader@spatialforesight.eu

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Paola Marinović

junior analyst

paola.marinovic@spatialforesight.eu

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Kirsti Hagemann

junior analyst

kirsti.hagemann@spatialforesight.eu

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OUR ON-GOING PROJECTS

11 European projects

8 transnational and cross-border projects

6 national and regional projects

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European projects

EU_Project_2023-263

Future Cohesion policy

Client: European Committee of the Regions

Duration: 2023

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EU_Project_2022-261

Reflection Group on the future of Cohesion Policy

Client: European Commission, DG Regio

Duration: 2022 - 2023

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EU_Project_2022-260

Cohesion Policy benchmarks beyond GDP

Client: European Committee of the Regions

Duration: 2022

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EU_Project_2022-258

Study to develop SCOs and other EU level results (DGRegio SCO II)

Client: European Commission

Duration: 2021 - 2027

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EU_Project_2022-250

Study to develop EU level Simplified Cost Options (SCOs) and other EU level results-based tools in the programming period 2021-2027

Client: European Commission

Duration: 2022 - 2023

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EU_Project_2022-244

Strategic coordination and financial complementarity of CPR Funds with other EU instruments

Client: European Commission, DG Regio

Duration: 2022 - 2023

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EU_Project_2021-226

Monitoring cross-border public services in Europe

Client: European Commission, DG REGIO

Duration: 2021 - 2022

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EU_Project_2021-218

Animation and development of Communities of Practice for Cohesion Policy

Client: European Commission, DG REGIO

Duration: 2021 - 2023

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EU_Project_2021-xxx

Framework contract on territorial cohesion and EU budget

Client: European Committee of the Regions

Duration: 2021 - 2024

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EU_Projekt_2019-180

European Parliament framework contract on impact assessments and European added value

Client: European Parliamentary Research Services

Duration: 2019 - 2023

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EU_Projekt_2018-140

RE-CITY - reviving shrinking cities

Client: EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
Duration: 2018 - 2022

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Transnational projects

Transnational_Project_2022-252

Interreg North-West Europe Evaluation Task III

Client: INTERREG North-West Europe

Duration: 2022 – 2023

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Transnational_Project_2022-254

2nd impact evaluation of Interreg Greater Region

Client: Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning

Duration: 2022

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Transnational_Project_2021-236

Advancing financial support to sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean

Client: NECSTouR

Duration: 2021 - 2022

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Transnational_Project_2021-234

Interreg Upper Rhine impact evaluation

Client: Direction du Rayonnement Transfrontalier, International et de l'Europe, Région Grand Est via Reeleaf B.V.

Duration: 2021 - 2022

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Transnational_Project_2021-229

Interreg EMR impact evaluation

Client: Interreg Euregio Meuse Rhine

Duration: 2021 - 2024

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Transnational_Projekt_2019-181

ADRION operational and impact evaluation

Client: Interreg ADRION Programme
Duration: 2019 - 2022

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Transnational_Projekt_2019-162

Alpine Space evaluation

Client: Alpine Space Interreg VB programme
Duration: 2019 - 2022

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Transnational_Projekt_2015-077

INTERREG 2 Seas Programme evaluation

Client: INTERREG 2Seas Programme 2014-2020

Duration: 2015 - 2022 

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National & regional projects

Regional_Project_2023-264

CIPU III

Client: Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning, Luxembourg

Duration: 2023 – 2026

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Regional_Project_2022-262

East BE_Strategy Eifel-Ostbelgien-Eisléck

Client: Ministry of the German-speaking Community, Belgium

Duration: 2022 – 2023

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Regional_Project_2022-259

Cooperation nature parks Mëllerdall-Our-Südeifel

Client: The Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning (LU)

Duration: 2022 - 2023

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Regional_Project_2021-238

Supporting the Ministry of Interior and for Sports Rhineland-Palatinate in drawing conclusions from the "Luxembourg in Transition" vision

Client: Ministry of Interior and for Sports Rhineland-Palatinate

Duration: 2021 - 2023

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Regional_Projekt_2020-195

Rural Coworking Spaces

Client: LEADER Regioun Mëllerdall

Duration: 2020 - 2023

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Regional_Projekt_2017-132

Austrian ERDF evaluation

Client: ÖIR
Duration: 2017 - 2023

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THINK TANK

activities

 

Spatial Foresight Briefs

 

Based on insights from various assignments and policy debates, Spatial Foresight team members publish Spatial Foresight Briefs & Illustrations. These very short and focused papers on current themes are easy to access by policy makers and researchers alike.

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Blog & Community

 

Our blog on territorial future thoughts stimulates forward thinking about spatial development and European integration, with our community on laterlat forsight thinking.

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Territorial

Thinkers

 

Spatial Foresight supports the Territorial Thinkers, a small group of leading brains in the field of European territorial policies. Their aim is to expose and explain the inevitability to increase the attention to the territorial dimension of European policies.

Western Balkan Network on Territorial Governance

 

Spatial Foresight is member of the Western Balkan Network on Territorial Governance. Network aims at catalysing change that develop and support innovations on better territorial governance for Western Balkan in line with its European Union ambitions.

German Academy for Territorial Development (ARL)

 

Several Spatial Foresight team members are active in the network of the German Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association (ARL). The ARL is a platform promoting co-operation both between theory and practice and among regions.

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