The Brussels EU Liaison Office of the Autonomous Province of Trento regularly publish updates on the main developments at EU level.


On 13 September 2017, the President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, delivered, in front of the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, his annual speech on the State of the  ...

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« Strengthening Innovation in Europe’s Regions : strategies for resilient, inclusive and suistanable growth » is the title of the Communication published on 18th of July by the Europ ...

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The first edition of the Report of the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor was recently published by the European Commision.
“LAB-FAB-APP: Investing in the European Future we want” is the title of the Report on the Future European Research and Innovation Programs that was presented today by the Europe Commission ...

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The imminent withdrawal of the UK from the European Union opened an intense and serious debate on the future of the EU. On the 1st of March, 2017 the White Paper on the Future of Europe represents  ...

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60 years after the Treaties of Rome, the annual Europe Day renews itself. From Friday 12 to Sunday 14 May in Piazza Fiera, Trento, will take place the first edition of the Festival “We are Europ ...

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  On April 7, at the Committee of the Regions, was held the conference “Looking into the future: innovation in regional and local vocational education and training”. It took place i ...

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The President of the Europea Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, presented yesterday at the plenary session of the Parliament the "White Paper on the future of Europe." As previously announced in the Sta ...

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On 16 January 2017 the High Level Group on Own Resources (HLGOR) presented the final results of its work. The group – chaired by Mario Monti – was established in 2014 with the aim to study ...

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We are pleased to inform you that subject to approval by the Ministry of Education, University and Research, the Law Faculty of the University of Trento will launch a new Bachelor’s Degree in Co ...

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The European Commission opened a public consultation, revolt to all the citizen and in particular for researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators and to all types of organizations that have a specific inte ...

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Eusalp: an engine for Europe’s growth   In the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), held in Brussels in October from 10 to 13, a debate took place at the headqua ...

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CoR MOOC 2016: EU budget and funding for regions and cities (31/10 to 9/12/2016) How does the EU budget work? How can European regions and cities access EU funds? The European Committee of the Region& ...

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  The European Parliament welcomed the Commission's Communication on the EU macro-regional strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) in a non-binding resolution. The rapporteur, Mrs. Mercedes Bre ...

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The European Parliament has recently published a study to provide the CULT Committee with an understanding on the implementation of the Creative Europe Culture Sub-programme based on Creative Europe n ...

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The Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission has recently launched a public consultation on the Interim evaluation of the European Institute of Innovation and Tecnholog ...

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The C-Reloaded consortium, composed of 5 university partners TU Delft (NL), University of Trento (IT), Imperial College London (UK), KTH (SE), KIT (DE), gathered in Brussels on September 1-2 ...

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On 11 July the European Parliament held a workshop in Brussels entitled "Mid-term revision of the Financial Regulation: Improvement of Direct Management and Outlook on the Commission Proposal".
On 14 July the European Commission published the results of the 2016 European Innovation Scoreboard, the Regional Innovation Scoreboard and of the Innobarometer.
On 25 July the European Commission confirmed the calls and other actions of the second year of the two-year work programmes of Horizon 2020 setting out funding opportunities for 2017. With a € 8. ...

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On July 11 the European Commission adopted two new “off-the-shelf” (i.e. “ready to use”) financial instruments, already compliant with the ESI Funds Regulation and State Aid ru ...

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On 6 July the European Commission adopted a proposal for a regulation modify the existing regulations on European venture capital funds - EuVECA (Regulation 345/2013) and European social entrepreneurs ...

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On 13th of July the European Commission presented the proposal of Regulation that completes the reform of the Common European Asylum System.
Today, the 6th edition of the Alpeuregio Summer School, a cultural initiative organised by the Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol – South-Tyrol – Trentino, has come to an e ...

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On 30th June 2016 the European Commission and the European Investment fund (EIF) launched a € 121 million guarantee initiative to support SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors via financial i ...

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On 30th May 2016, the European Commission officially adopted the Decision “Establishing horizontal rules on the creation and operation of Commission expert groups” that modifies the last D ...

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  For the first time after the “leave” victory on the 23rd June United Kingdom referendum, the European Parliament and the European Council expressed their positions and tried to ou ...

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The European Parliament has recently published a study on the role played by National Promotional Banks and Regional Promotional Banks (NPBs and RPBs) in implementing EU SMEs financial instruments acr ...

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The collaborative or sharing economy can boost growth and development across Europe. This new business model is based on three main elements: 1. shared use of resources, beyond traditional forms of  ...

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Eighteen months after President Jean-Claude Junker launched the Investment Plan for Europe and a year after the start of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the European Commission rel ...

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The Commission concludes today the initiative for State Aid Modernisation, launched in 2012, by publishing a guidance on the notion of State Aid, in order to provide legal certainty for public authori ...

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The reform of the Italian Development Cooperation (law n. 125/2014) was presented today in Brussels. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mario Giro, the Director Gener ...

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On Tuesday, 10 May 2016, the European Parliament approved by 553 votes to 63 with 49 abstentions the non-binding resolution for a clear and common definition of “mountainous regions”. It i ...

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The European Commission has launched today a call for expression of interest for the creation of strategic cluster partnership for smart specialisation investments, in order to strengthen industry par ...

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On 3 May 2016 negotiators of the European Parliament, Commission and Council agreed on the text of the forthcoming Directive to enhance the use and facilitate access to the websites and apps of public ...

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The European Union is one of the main world leaders in the field of research and innovation. However, if Europe holds a prominent position in the research’s field, it is less advanced than other ...

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The European Commission released the updated version of the Guide on EU funding for the tourism sector for the 2014-2020 programming period.
Following the draft of the Council Regulation 2016/369 of the European Commission, the new emergency support instrument became operational to face emergency situations, humanitarian crises and natural ...

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The European Commission approved on 19 April the European e-Government action plan 2016-2020. It is part of the wider package for the digitalization of industries and services, promoted under the Digi ...

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The Commission launched a public consultation on privacy and the processing of personal data in the electronic communications sector. It represents the first step of the review process of Directive 20 ...

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The European Commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy, Corinna Cretu, announced the publication of the results of the public consultation on obstacles and disadvantages lived and perceived in the bo ...

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EASME, the Executive Agency for SMEs of the European Commission, has developed and made available on line an interactive tool that allows to brows projects and beneficiaries of the first two years of  ...

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The Commission launched today a public consultation to gather the views of entrepreneurs, start-ups and other stakeholders, on how to improve the environment for start-ups in the EU. The consultatio ...

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On March 18, the European Commission and the European Investment Bank published a joint explanatory note on the rules applicable to EFSI operations with investment platforms and National Promotional B ...

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Access to funds worth over 1 billion Euro for about 20,000 small and medium size enterprises: the agreement is the result of the cooperation between the European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Italian  ...

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  Ensuring coordination, synergy and complementarities among the EU funds is crucial to create jobs and growth in Europe. To this end, the European Commission, in partnership with the European  ...

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