Other projects

Other projects supported by PA Spatial Planning

Land-based spatial planning projects

Augmented Urbans – Visionary, Participatory Planning and Integrated Management for Resilient Cities 
– refers to strengthening the integration of three aspects in urban planning: timeframe, participation and technology. It improves stakeholder participation and linkage between the long-term visions and short-term actions in the cities for enhancing urban resilience.
Project’s lifetime: March 2018 – February 2021
Budget: € 2 350 000
Financed from: Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020



EMTM – European and Macro-regional Territorial Monitoring Tool
will provide territorial evidence to stakeholders and policymakers in Europe and in particular on the Baltic Sea, Danube, Alpine and Adriatic-Ionian macro-regions on key development trends over time. The project builds up and capitalizes on existing ESPON tools, in particular the European Territorial Monitoring System (ETMS) and the Baltic Sea Region Territorial Monitoring System (BSR-TeMo).
Project’s lifetime: December 2017 – February 2020
Budget: € 630 789
Financed from: ESPON 2020




BT2050 – Territorial Scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region
aims to develop territorial scenarios for the BSR in order to increase evidence based on the territorial dimension of the EUSBSR. The territorial scenarios will show synergies and trade-offs between spatial goals and priorities set in the strategic documents of the BSR.
Project’s lifetime: November 2018 – October 2019
Budget: € 274 500
Financed from: ESPON 2020


Baltic Urban lab – Integrated Planning and Partnership Model for Brownfield Regeneration aims at improving urban planning by developing and testing new integrated models for brownfield regeneration. The project tackles an increasing need to build attractive, high-quality and sustainable urban areas and will provide an integrated planning and partnership model for brownfield regeneration.
Project’s lifetime: October 2015 – December 2018
Budget: € 2 200 177
Financed from: Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020


Live Baltic Campus – Campus Areas as Labs for Participative Urban Design – aims at developing campuses as innovation hubs and integration of them in the overall urban management and transport system, thus creating better urban environment for businesses and residents.
Project’s lifetime:
October 2015 – March 2018
€ 1 850 000
Financed from:
Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020




BSR-TeMo – Territorial Monitoring for the Baltic Sea Region
promoted territorial development and cohesion in the BSR by developing an indicator based monitoring system. The monitoring system measured the progress in achieving economic, social and territorial cohesion in the BSR by using indicators at different scales, as well as contributed to increased knowledge and understanding of territorial cohesion processes in the BSR.
Project’s lifetime: February 2012 – January 2014
Budget: € 340 000
Financed from: ESPON 2013 Programme


MSP Related Projects


LAND-SEA-ACT – Land-sea interactions advancing Blue Growth in Baltic Sea coastal areas
explores governance practices to balance local communities’ interests with large scale development in MSP. It will propose spatial and entrepreneurship tailored solutions to be applicable on each governance level in all BSR countries to foster Blue Growth.
Project`s lifetime: January 2019 – June 2021
Budget: € 2 209 691
Financed from: Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020

SEAPLANSPACE – Marine spatial planning instruments for sustainable marine governance. The project aims to increase the know-how and knowledge on sustainable marine governance of the people engaged in maritime issues, e.g., professionals at local/municipal administrative levels, from companies and communities influenced by MSP. The project will provide jointly prepared training curricula with a focus on national specificities of the five South Baltic countries covered by the project.
Project’s lifetime: January 2018 – December 2020
Budget: € 1 684 657
Financed from: Interreg South Baltic Programme 2014-2020


BONUS BASMATI – Baltic Sea Maritime Spatial Planning for Sustainable Ecosystem Services develops integrated and innovative solutions for MSP related to marine and coastal ecosystem services and marine protected areas, develops and applies spatial decision support systems including data discovery and exchange facilities, and develops means for interactive multi-level, multi-stakeholder and cross-sector governance.
Project`s lifetime: July 2017 – June 2020
Budget: € 2 855 473
Financed from: The joint Baltic Sea research and development programme (BONUS) 2010-2017

Plan4Blue – Maritime Spatial Planning for Sustainable Blue Economies supports growth of the marine and maritime sectors in a way that emphasizes the need to find a balance between economic, social and environmental goals.
Project’s lifetime:
October 2016 – December 2019
€ 1 997 882
Financed from:
Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020

BALTSPACE – Towards sustainable planning of Baltic marine space provides science-based approaches and tools to clarify and improve the capacity of MSP as a policy integrator in the BSR. The project is testing and evaluating individual tools and combinations of tools, resulting in practical guidance for their application in MSP in the future.
Project’s lifetime: April 2015 – March 2018
Budget: € 2 000 000
Financed from: The joint Baltic Sea research and development programme (BONUS) 2010-2017


BaltCoast – A systems approach framework for coastal research and management in the Baltic tackles complex problems and challenges in the coastal zone integrating the different human activities with the ecosystem capacity and external forcings by using the Systems Approach Framework (SAF). Project will focus on linking existing Baltic Integrated Coastal Management activities into lasting Baltic coastal management competence network.
Project’s lifetime: April 2015 – March 2018
Budget: € 2 900 000
Financed from: The joint Baltic Sea research and development programme (BONUS) 2010-2017

Plan Bothnia – tested trans-boundary MSP in the Baltic Sea. The project used the Bothnian Sea area between Sweden and Finland as a case study of Baltic trans-boundary MSP. The project was a Baltic Sea MSP “preparatory action” funded by the EU Commission under the EU Integrated Maritime Policy.
Project’s lifetime: December 2010 – June 2012
Budget: € 500 000
Financed from: EU DG Mare