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EUSALP - EU Strategy for the Alpine Region

The Alpine area is composed of territories with contrasted demographic, social and economic trends and a great cultural and linguistic diversity. This diversity goes along with a great variety of governance systems and traditions. Both the common specificities of the Alpine area and its variety and diversity call for cooperation. An Alpine macro-regional strategy would provide an opportunity to improve cooperation in the Alpine States as well as identifying common goals and implementing them more effectively through transnational collaboration. EUSALP constitutes a strategic agenda that should guide relevant policy instruments at EU, national and regional level, by closely aligning and mutually reinforcing them.

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2nd EUSALP Annual Forum in Innsbruck

The Alpine Region will meet on 20 and 21 November at the Congress Innsbruck under the motto “shaping.future.together. with the next generation”.
What you can expect:

  • Keynote speeches and discussions
  • Opportunities to meet and network with people from the entire Alpine Region
  • Thematic workshops on the key challenges of the Alpine Region
  • Pitch competition for youth projects with audience voting
  • Framework programme with project presentations, exhibitions, climbing wall and culinary specialities from the Alpine Region

Be part of it – discuss with experts, find partners for projects, inform and connect yourself!

PITCH YOUR PROJECT @ ANNUAL FORUM 2018

YOUR ALPS! YOUR FUTURE! YOUR IDEA!

THE EU IS LOOKING FOR YOUR PROJECTS!

  • Do you have a project idea concerning the Alpine Region?
  • Are you between 16 and 25 years old?
  • Are you citizen/resident of one of 7 Alpine countries?
  • Do you want to participate in the future with the EU as your partner?

APPLY NOW UNTIL 31 OCTOBER 2018!

Latest news

EUSALP AG4 Roundtable Discussion with Olivier Baudelet (DG Regio), Richard Seeber (Tyrol office Brussels), Herald Ruijters (DG Move), Florian Achleitner (CoR COTER)

What are the future EU funding opportunities for the EUSALP AG4?

15th Nov 2018
Résumé of the EUSALP AG4 exchange evening event with DG MOVE, DG REGIO and the Committee of the Regions on 6 November 2018 in Brussels.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Start-ups and Technology Transfer in Innovation Ecosystems in South-East Europe and Alpine Region (EUSALP AG1)

Technology Park Ljubljana Ltd
15th Nov 2018
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (DG JRC) in collaboration with Technology Park Ljubljana, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport – AG1 EUSALP, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SI TTO consortia and Slovenian Public research institutes, is organising on 15th

The Mountain dimension of cooperation

Conference Centre Albert Borschette, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
9th Nov 2018
The objective of the one-day seminar of 9th November 2018 organised by EU Commission DG REGIO, is to discuss on policies, projects and governance that contribute to the development of mountainous areas in the EU. It will bring together EU Institutions, Interreg programmes, actors from...

Start-ups and Technology Transfer in Innovation Ecosystems in South-East Europe and Alpine Region (EUSALP AG1)

Tehnološki park Ljubljana
15/11/2018 - 08:30 to 16/11/2018 - 18:00
Workshop
  • To provide policy makers and innovation practitioners with knowledge and training/practical insights in setting up successful start-up, spin-off and knowledge transfer platforms with support programmes that can strengthen regional/national innovation ecosystems.  

November 2018

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EUSALP Public Event
Workshop
General Assembly meeting
Executive Board meeting
Board AGLs meeting
Action Group Meeting
Virtual meeting

EUSALP Action Groups

1st Thematic Policy Area
"Economic Growth and Innovation"

Action Group 1

To develop an effective research and innovation ecosystem

Action Group 2

To increase the economic potential of strategic sectors

Action Group 3

To improve the adequacy of labour market, education and training in strategic sectors

2nd Thematic Policy Area
"Mobility and Connectivity"

Action Group 4

To promote inter-modality and interoperability in passenger and freight transport

Action Group 5

To connect people electronically and promote accessibility to public services

3rd Thematic Policy Area
"Environment and Energy"

Action Group 6

To preserve and valorise natural resources, including water and cultural resources

Action Group 7

To develop ecological connectivity in the whole EUSALP territory

Action Group 8

To improve risk management and to better manage climate change, including major natural risks prevention

Action Group 9

To make the territory a model region for energy efficiency and renewable energy

Cross-cutting Policy Area

Governance, including Institutional Capacity

The EUSALP governance model has to ensure a sound and effective implementation of the Strategy, which will contribute to reaching its thematic objectives. […] There is a need for an approach that encourages participants to overcome not only national frontiers, but also sectors and barriers in order to allow thinking that is more strategic and imaginative concerning the opportunities available. This strategic approach should also ensure consistency between existing initiatives, avoiding duplications and providing an alignment to existing financial instruments.

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