How do New Working Spaces contribute to peripheries?



Project period

October 2019 — October 2024


Network participation

Working method

Network participation


Publication, workshops

Our expertise

Regional development, Regional policy


EU Cost Action



Publication (2023) Publication (2024)

EU-Cost Action: The geography of New Working Spaces and the impact on the periphery

The project “The Geography of New Working Spaces and the impact on the periphery” is a four-year COST network funded by the EU.

The aim of the COST Action is to share and discuss the first results of international research projects on the phenomenon of new workplaces, such as coworking spaces and maker spaces, in order to achieve the following objectives: (i) to identify typologies (taxonomy) of newly created workplaces and (ii) to develop their spatial distribution and location patterns.

Furthermore, it is an essential expectation to collect, discuss and develop guidelines for customised policy and planning measures (tool box) to promote the positive impact of new workplaces by fostering agreements and cooperation with local, regional and/or national public administrations/stakeholders.

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