National Spatial Strategy 2002-2020

Contact person 
Terry O'Brien
South-East Regional Authority (SERA)
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Innovation instrument(policy)
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
R&D cooperation (joint projects, PPP with research institutes)
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
National Spatial Strategy 2002-2020
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
What is the aim/objective? 
Provides a planning and spatial framework for Ireland, aiming to achieve better balance of social, economic and physical development. Proposes increased scale and critical mass through network of gateways and supporting linkages.
Give an overview of the instrument 
20 year long planning framework; Development of key regional gateways and hubs. Regional approach to planning. Regional Planning and Development Guidelines established.
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Tuesday, September 11, 2001
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
Establishment of regional planning guidelines Identfication of regional gateways and hubs. Implementation has been problematic Focus towards more regional and even balanced development
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice?