EU-TIPS: Dissemination workshop “NO NEETs - New Opportunities for the Not in Employment Education or Training”

On 19th September 2019 the EU Liaison Office of the Autonomous Province of Trento will host the dissemination workshop on the project “NO NEETs - New Opportunities for the Not in Employment Education or Training”, organised by the Employment Labour.

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Newsletter von Tirol vom 26.07.2019

Tirol in Europa 29-19

Der neue Tirol-Newsletter beschäftigt sich unter anderem mit dem Transitgipfel in Berlin, dem 17. EU-Kanada-Gipfel und der Sicherheit der 5G-Netze.

Newsletter vom 26.07.2019

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Euroflash: Communication of cancer risk. JRC selects a South Tyrolean project

Since 2018Matteo Moretti, researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Design and Arts and co-founder of the Platform on Visual Journalism at the Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, has been looking for new tools to communicate information on cancer risks and stimulate awareness on prevention. The project was born from a collaboration with, a startup that deals with awareness on cancer prevention.

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Euroflash: I-Portunus

I-Portunus is a pilot project, funded by the European Union's Creative Europe programme, to test a mobility programme for artists and culture professionals. It is managed by a consortium led by the Goethe-Institut with Institut français, Izolyatsia and Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts. This type of mobility will become a permanent action under the Creative Europe programme for 2021-2027.

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Flash News: Vanguard Initiative High Level Directors take steps to strengthen the network

On 18 June the Vanguard Initiative held its annual High-level Directors’ Meeting in Brussels. During the meeting, the Directors took several steps forward in strengthening the cooperation within the network. The Directors unanimously elected Region Skåne as new Chair for the 2ndsemester of 2019 and engaged with speakers from the European Commission’s DG RTD and DG GROW on Horizon Europe, technology infrastructures and EU industrial policy.

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Event: EU resources for mobility and transport under the next MFF


During the event, which took place at the Joint Representation of the Land of Tyrol, the Autonomous Province of Bolzano - South Tyrol and the Autonomous Province of Trento, we had the opportunity to discuss with Lydia Rooney, Policy Director of Unit B.2 Transport Investments of DG MOVE, European Commission, the results of the negotiations on mobility and transport resources. In particular, the CEF and InvestEU were discussed, which will bring together the multitude of EU financial instruments currently available to support investment in the EU.


EU funds for mobility and transport are direct-managed or shared-managed funding instruments that aims to contribute to the completion of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), accelerating the decarbonisation and digitisation of the transport sector and promoting research about efficient transport systems. Negotiations are currently under way on the next long-term EU budget for the period 2021-2027. So far, common understandings have been reached between the Council and the European Parliament on the CEF, InvestEU and Horizon Europe. However, the agreements leave aside all budgetary provisions and some horizontal provisions at this stage, pending further progress on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).

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EU-TIPS: Trentino Sviluppo co-organizes international workshop on women leadership in sport

Trentino Sviluppo and The School of Sport CONI/Italian Olympic Committee are organizing the international workshop “Women, Leadership & Sport” which will take place in Rome on June 13th, 2019.

We encourage all to support (female) leadership in sport and to participate at this meeting which wishes to be a moment of reflection, motivation and new perspectives and which prospects the participation of great international speakers.

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Flash news: European networks and S3 partnerships come together to support Interregional Innovation Investments for European value chains

Source: Vanguard Initiative

On Monday, June 3rd 2019, European Regions, Interregional Smart Specialisation partnerships and other innovation stakeholders jointly called upon the European Parliament and the Council of the EU to preserve the proposed ‘Interregional Innovation Investments’ component in its key elements.

All EU institutions acknowledge the EU added value of this new component and in particular how it can harness existing potential across less and more developed EU regions to develop EU innovation value chains and to strengthen EU competitiveness. Therefore, upcoming budget negotiations should not put this innovation component at risk.

On May 29, 2018, the European Commission proposed, as part of the European Territorial Cooperation INTERREG regulation, a new INTERREG component 5 on Interregional Innovation Investments. This new component 5, financed at €970 MLN for the period 2021-2027, aims to develop European value chains across Europe through two strands:

  1. support for investments in interregional innovation projects;
  2. support for the development of value chains in less developed regions.

In a new joint statement, European networks and S3 partnerships come together to support the interregional innovation investments. The signatories of the statement include the Vanguard Initiative, EARTO, ERRIN, AER, CPMR, EuroTech Universities, European Network of Living Labs and several interregional S3 partnerships.

Together, the signatories call upon the European Parliament and the Council of the EU to preserve the following key elements of the component, irrespectively of its final regulatory location:

  • Interregional nature, as the main European added value of component 5 is to co-finance Smart Specialisation driven common projects of different EU regions;
  • budget: €970 million for 7 years is a minimum starting point, considering the ambition of the component and the fact that it will be split in two strands;
  • central management: the management of the new instrument should allow swift allocation of resources, addressing effectively fast developing technologies and value chains, while putting regional actors at the core of its governance. It should moreover enable coordination in practice, resolve issues with state aid, capitalise on regulatory attempts to bring synergies in the next Multiannual Financial Framework and provide room for bottom-up processes;
  • openness to third countries: based on mutual benefit, cooperation should be open to third country partners that share the European Union’s values.

You can read the full statement here.

Workshop "Local development through citizens empowerment"

Workshop "Local development through citizens empowerment"

The workshop presented the results of the project LQN (LebensQualität durch Nähe-Quality of life through proximity) carried out by 5 adult education institutions in Austria, Germany and Italy and the European Association for the Education of Adults, which addressed the need of municipalities to empower citizens and improve their involvement in participatory projects to tackle civic and social challenges. The event offered a chance to reflect and discuss the role of education in fostering local and regional development, and how active citizens' participation can benefit the life of the communities.

28 May 2019, from 1 to 5 pm at the Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol - South Tyrol – Trentino


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Flash-News: LIFE Awards 2019: LIFE+ TEN and LIFE WOLFALPS among the finalists

On May 16th 2019, the LIFE awards were presented at the European Green Week in Brussels.

Among the 15 finalists, within those selected for the Nature category, there were also LIFE+ TEN and LIFE WOLFALPS.

The first, LIFE+ TEN (Trentino Ecological Network), is a project that was developed from 2012 to 2017 in order to achieve a better management and long-term restoration of the Natura 2000 Network under the responsibility of the Autonomous Province of Trento. The approach was based on a "multi-purpose" ecological network articulated in the Reti di Riserve, provided for by Law 11/2007 to increase the biodiversity of Trentino through a decentralised management that actively involves the local communities.

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Study trip of the Euregio Master in Public Administration


From the 8th to the 10th of April 2019, the students of the Euregio Masters in Public Administration (EMEPA) visited the Tirol-South Tyrol-Trentino Joint Representation in Brussels as part of a study trip.

The visit was the culmination of the extensive programme of the two-year course, which is aimed at civil servants from the administrations of the three regions and organized by Euregio and the Universities of Innsbruck, Bolzano and Trento to promote the development of a public administration of European level in the three areas, with a focus on intercultural, community and multilingual issues. The first edition of the course was attended by 36 civil servants who are required to acquire 60 credits within the two years.

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Newsletter von Tirol vom 25.04.2019

Tirol in Europa 16-19

Der neue Tirol-Newsletter beschäftigt sich unter anderem mit den durch das EU-Parlament bestätigten neuen CO2-Emissionsgrenzwerten für Lkws, der neuen Sitzberechnung für das nächste Europäische Parlament (EU 28) und mit Maßnahmen von Online-Plattformen gegen Desinformation im Hinblick auf die Europawahlen. 

Newsletter vom 25.04.2019

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Newsletter von Tirol vom 04.04.2019

Tirol in Europa 13-19

Der neue Tirol-Newsletter beschäftigt sich unter anderem mit dem angenommen Bericht des EU-Parlaments über besseres Leitungswasser und die Verringerung von Plastikabfall, der neuen Sitzberechnung für das nächste Europäische Parlament und der ersten Abstimmung des EU-Parlaments über die Reform der Gemeinsamen Agrarpolitik (GAP-Reform).

Newsletter vom 04.04.2019



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Flash-News: The Commission launches a new call for WIFI4EU

The fourth of April 2019 the Commission will launch a new call for WIFI4EU. The initiative, which has stored 120 million of euros for the period 2018-2020, will foster the installation of modern Wi-Fi networks in the centers of community life in all the member States of the European Union.

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Study visit of the Euregio Masters in Public Administration

From 8 to 10 April 2019, the students of the Euregio Master in Public Administration (EMEPA) will take part in a study visit at the Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino in Brussels. The visit is included in the rich program of the two-year course, addressed to officials of the three administrations promoting a better knowledge of issues related to cross-border cooperation.

The three-day Brussels session is aimed at exploring the European dimension: the main topics will be the future of cohesion policy, the European policy on research and innovation and the European elections in May 2019. It will be an opportunity to take a closer look at the policies and the role of the various EU institutions, including visits to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission. Part of the program will also focus on the work of the European Committee of the Regions, in particular with regard to its relationship with the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC). Moreover, this training experience will allow to deepen the understanding of how a liaison office structures the relations within the networks based in Brussels and how it carries out lobbying activities.

The lectures will be held in the three teaching languages of the master, namely English, German and Italian, so as to encourage full immersion in the multilingual environment of the European capital.


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EU-TIPS - “The Common Agricultural Policy: the role of the Institutions, objectives and priorities”

On March 15th, 2019, the Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino hosted the seminar “The common agricultural policy: the role of the Institutions, objectives and priorities”, organized by Associazione dei produttori ortofrutticoli trentini (APOT) in cooperation with the Representative office of Federazione Trentina della Cooperazione/Confcooperative in Bruxelles.

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EU-TIPS: Spin Accelerator Italy 2019

A startup that goes faster, that matches sports and technology, that breaks all the records. This is the ideal candidate for the new edition of SPIN Accelerator, the world-biggest sports startups accelerator, promoted by Trentino Sviluppo in collaboration with Hype Sports Innovation and the University of Trento.

The initative, at its second edition, in 2018 counted 65 participants amongst Italian but also American, Israeli, Austrian and Spanish startuppers. The 24 selected teams underwent 130 training hours with 30 international-level coaches and mentors. SPIN Accelerator Italy helped them to grow in the sport-tech field, developing technologies such as sensors for the improvement of skiing skills, gamificated rehabilitation, VR hockey and more.

Headquarter of the initiative is Progetto Manifattura, the green-tech hub of Trentino Sviluppo in Rovereto. There, selected startups will experience a 4-week free incubation path with a personalized mentorship, free access to top-notch laboratories and specialized training. The winner, selected during a demo day in which a number of investors will participate, will receive a 10 thousand euros prize to be spent on the services provided by Progetto Manifattura.

Applications may be submitted by March 15th, 2019.


For further information, visit the dedicated website.





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