The European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC): state of play and prospects
The present work comes at a very particular time, the newly proposed instrument for territorial cooperation has been established at a time when Cohesion policy in general and territorial cooperation in particular is subject to significant changes. This study follows two tracks. The first, the analysis of the approved provisions highlights the most relevant differences in the overall conception, institutional placement and functional orientation of the EGTC as emerging from the national rules, compared to the EU Regulation. The second, analysis of EGTC case studies at Member State level present.