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7 / 11 / 2019

Tell us about your social innovation!

The SIMRA project is gathering examples of social innovations in agriculture, forestry and rural development in marginalised rural areas until the end of December 2019. In particular, we are seeking further examples from non-EU countries […]

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3 / 10 / 2019

How can you help promote rural social innovation in Horizon Europe?

Horizon Europe is the follow-up of the Horizon 2020 research programme for the next European programming period 2021-2027. The European Commission has started to prepare for the programme’s implementation, including through a co-constructed approach. The […]

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11 / 09 / 2019

Mountain areas, a chance of innovation for Horizon Europe

Mountain areas are facing different specific issues, from remoteness and accessibility to rapidly changing climate conditions. Mountains are however also offering various innovation opportunities, due to the natural and social specificities of these areas. Mountains […]

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10 / 09 / 2019

Mountain researchers: the Mountain Research Initiative needs you!

The Mountain Research Initiative has developed since 2001 an Expert Database, enabling researchers around the world to connect and come with new valuable research projects for our mountain areas. Considering the past growing research community […]

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25 / 07 / 2019

14th meeting of the subgroup on innovation of the EIP-AGRI

On 14 June 2019, took place in Brussels the 14th meeting of the Subgroup on Innovation of European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability. This subgroup meets three times a year to decide on […]

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15 / 03 / 2019

How to achieve bio-circular villages?

On March 7, 2019, Euromontana participated to the “2019 Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference: Success Stories and New Challenges” jointly organised by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee. This year’s workshops included […]

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19 / 02 / 2019

Enhancing the cultural heritage of mountain areas: a new booklet of good practices

Inspired by the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the Schignano Workshop (Province of Como, Italy) and from the XI European Mountain Convention, ERSAF (the Lombardy regional body for agricultural and forestry services) published a […]

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14 / 02 / 2019

SIMRA participated in the debate on “Smart villages: Integrated strategic approaches to innovation in rural areas”

On 29th January 2019, Marie Clotteau, Director of Euromontana, presented SIMRA to the NAT (Commission for Natural Resources) members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) during a debate on “Smart Villages: integrated strategic […]

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7 / 02 / 2019

SILVER SMEs meets entrepreneurs and policy-makers at AgeingFit 2019

SILVER SMEs partners met in Lille and attended AgeingFit, a European event dedicated to innovation partnerships in the healthy ageing sector, which was organised in Lille (France), on 29 & 30 January 2019. Silver Health […]

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6 / 02 / 2019

Advanced International Course on Social Innovation in Rural Areas

A one-week training course will be organised in the framework of the H2020 EU-funded project Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ-CIHEAM) on 18-22 November 2019 to […]

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22 / 01 / 2019

Pyrénées Création: restoring the nobility of wool

The revalorisation of a traditional sector Pyrénées  Création  is  a  small  company  from  the  French  Pyrenees  that  has succeeded,  with  modern  design  and  innovative  creations  (slippers, bags,  plaids and  rugs)  to  bring  the  wool  of  […]

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20 / 12 / 2018

Call for Papers – International Mountain Conference 2019

Article sent it by Thomas Dax, Bundesanstalt für Bergbauernfragen (BABF) / Federal Institute for Mountainous and Less-Favoured Areas After three global mountain research conferences organised by the Centre for Mountain Studies at Perth, Scotland (2005, […]

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17 / 12 / 2018

Interview of the month: Meeting Windy K. Moe from the Eastern Norway Research Institute

Windy K. Moe is a mountain farmer as well as the person in charge of communication for the Eastern Norway Research Institute, one of Euromontana’s members. In this interview, we will learn more about how […]

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12 / 12 / 2018

Silver SMEs publishes its first newsletter

  Did you know that the Silver Economy accounted for over 78 million of jobs in the EU in 2015? That almost half of all women aged 85 and over were living alone in the […]

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11 / 12 / 2018

Sign the AlpFoodway project’s petition to support the nomination of Alpine food heritage on the UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage list

In October 2018, the AlpFoodway project officially initiated the process for inscribing Alpine food heritage on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage List. The project partners hope that this inscription will be the end result of this […]

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INTERVIEW 🎙

28 young people from 7 countries have a 1-year mandate to make the voice of youth heard for the future of the Alps 🌄

We met with @pitch_eu & a member of the @_Eusalp #Youth Council to learn more about this new structure 👇 Full interview 👇
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UNIMONT opens the consultation focusing on issues of #sustainability and #innovation in mountain territories aimed at young people: https://t.co/INz6XkLENS
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#Teruel participa en el proyecto #Montana174

✅Campaña sobre la Política de Cohesión en las zonas de montaña para apoyar el desarrollo territorial y ayudar a los ciudadanos a beneficiarse de los fondos y sus herramientas

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