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Interreg Volunteer Youth Initiative Info Session

Launched by the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR), the Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) initiative promotes the involvement of young people in European territorial cooperation. Young volunteers can help programmes and projects by supporting them with their...

Update on the 3rd call for proposals for small-scale projects

Following our reflection workshop in Stuttgart, the Alpine Space Programme (ASP) decided to postpone the 3rd cut-off date for small-scale projects. Originally planned for this year, we will launch instead the next call for proposals in 2024. This will allow us in the...

Programme reflection workshop in Stuttgart

On 23-24 May, we organised two workshops in Stuttgart to reflect on the Alpine Space Programme funding opportunities and synergies with EUSALP at a strategic level. The first workshop with the Programme Committee focused on sharpening the small-scale projects...
Pitch Your Project 2023

Pitch Your Project 2023

Help make the Alps a region fit for the future ! EUSALP and the Région Bourgogne-Franche-Comté are organizing a contest for young people between 16 and 25! Preserving the unique natural diversity, creating attractive educational and employment opportunities and...

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Do you want to know what we do for Europe?

Do you want to know what we do for Europe?

Europe Day is upon us! Let’s discover the achievements of the Interreg Alpine Space project AlpLinkBioEco. The Alpine Region is recognized as having huge potentials for the development of bioeconomy value chains. But what sounds fancy on paper, often turns out to be...

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Join our team as communication intern!

Join our team as communication intern!

Are you interested in EU regional policy, communication and the Alpine region? Then this is the perfect internship for you. We are looking for an intern to support our communication activities and the daily activities of the Joint Secretariat in Salzburg, Austria....

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ASP Team Seminar in St. Gilgen

ASP Team Seminar in St. Gilgen

Rainy but productive exchange! On 19 - 20 April, the Joint Secretariat and the Managing Authority of the Alpine Space Programme held a constructive seminar with our national contact points in St. Gilgen, Austria. The meeting was the opportunity for an exchange of...

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Do you know the Youth Ambassadors Initiative?

Do you know the Youth Ambassadors Initiative?

In the 2021-2027 period, the Alpine Space programme launched the Youth Ambassadors Initiative in order to ensure youth participation in the Alpine area in the long term. Coordinated by the EUSALP Secretariat, the initiative encourages approved Interreg projects to...

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The EUSALP Youth Council is recruiting!

The EUSALP Youth Council is recruiting!

The EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) aims to actively involve young people to make the Alpine Region fit for the future. The EUSALP Youth Council wants to provide a platform for institutional involvement of young people in all EUSALP bodies and to make sure...

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2 small-scale projects selected for the 2nd cut-off

2 small-scale projects selected for the 2nd cut-off

During its meeting of 14 and 15 March in Munich, the Alpine Space Programme Committee discussed the 27 project proposals received by the 2nd cut-off date. We are happy to announce that the Programme Committee approved for ERDF co-funding the following two projects:...

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European Year Of Skills 2023

European Year Of Skills 2023

Did you know? By 2050, about 30% of the European population will be over 65, and it is expected that there will be fewer than two working age adults for each elderly person! According to a 2023 report of the European Commission on the impact of demographic change,...

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Mark your calendars!

Mark your calendars!

The 2nd call for classic projects is planned to be launched in autumn 2023, aiming for the selected projects to kick-off mid 2024! Having implemented three calls for project proposals in this period already, the Alpine Space programme is now taking some time to...

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It’s time to continue with our Alpine master class series!

It’s time to continue with our Alpine master class series!

Sergi Costa, the lead partner of ARDIA-Net, told us how the measures to ensure the durability and transferability of the project results contributed to the success of the ARDIA-Net. The project partners of ARDIA-Net have noted that the Alps are home to several...

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The concept of circular economy in textile production

The concept of circular economy in textile production

Our third new classic project dealing with the concept of circular economy is AlpTextyles! The project focuses on textile production as one of the most polluting economic sectors. Textile production is one of the most polluting and CO2 intensive economic sectors....

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This week’s topic is circular economy!

This week’s topic is circular economy!

Our new classic projects CEFoodCycle, Cradle-ALP and AlpTextyles are working on the concept of circular economy in different sectors. CEFoodCycle focuses in particular on preventing food waste. To tackle food waste, for instance in the hospitality sector, there is a...

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What is behind the success of Alpine Space projects?

What is behind the success of Alpine Space projects?

Our Alpine master class series answers this question. This time, we asked Nico Salmaso, the lead partner of Eco-AlpsWater, what made the success of the project. The project partners of Eco-AlpsWater focused on inland waters as one of the most precious natural...

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Alpine forests: key for resilience

Alpine forests: key for resilience

Forest EcoValue is our second new classic project that deals with ecological connectivity in the Alps! The project works on the resilient effect of Alpine forests. Alpine forests are key for resilience and provide multiple ecosystem services (provision of raw...

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New Year’s week is all about ecological connectivity!

New Year’s week is all about ecological connectivity!

PlanToConnect and Forest EcoValue, two of our new classic projects, aim to establish interactions between organisms in Alpine ecosystems. PlanToConnect focuses in particular on ecological connectivity in spatial planning systems. Protected areas are an efficient means...

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Happy holidays!

Happy holidays!

The Interreg Alpine Space programme is sending you holiday greetings. Enjoy a festive period with your loved ones, be it called winter holidays, Chanukka, Christmas or just a welcome break! We too are taking a break and closing our offices from 23 December 2022 to 2...

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27 small-scale applications received!

27 small-scale applications received!

The second call for small-scale projects of the Interreg Alpine Space programme closed on 16 December 2022. Within the upcoming weeks, we are going to assess each of the 27 promising ideas with great interest. As the application process for small-scale projects...

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This week’s topic is the transition of the tourism sector!

This week’s topic is the transition of the tourism sector!

Our two new classic projects BeyondSnow and TranStat deal with the consequences of climate change on the tourism sector in the Alps. BeyondSnow focuses in particular on small medium-altitude snow tourism destinations in the Alpine area. Due to climate change, snow...

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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

The Joint Secretariat is looking for a Communication Manager to join our international team in Salzburg, Austria! The position offers attractive conditions; the chance for personal and professional development through workshops and trainings and the opportunity to...

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How to face the cascading impacts of extreme weather events?

How to face the cascading impacts of extreme weather events?

The third of our new classic projects that works on risk prevention & disaster resilience is X-RISK-CC. The project aims to improve the knowledge and management of cascading impacts and risks posed by extreme weather events. There is scientific evidence that...

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Alpine forests: a key factor in climate change mitigation

Alpine forests: a key factor in climate change mitigation

MOSAIC is our second new classic project that deals with risk prevention & disaster resilience in the Alpine area. The project concentrates on the protection of Alpine forests, which are essential in mitigating climate change. Forests provide essential ecosystem...

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This week is all about risk prevention & disaster resilience!

This week is all about risk prevention & disaster resilience!

Three of our new classic projects, ADAPTNOW, MOSAIC and X-RISK-CC, are focusing on the prevention and management of climate-related disasters. ADAPTNOW works in particular on climate adaption in the Alps. In the future, recurring disasters related to climate change...

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Limited availability on 8 and 9 December

Limited availability on 8 and 9 December

Due to the Austrian public holiday on 8 December, we will only have limited availability in our Salzburg offices on 8 and 9 December. As of Monday 12 December, the Joint secretariat and the Managing authority will be back in full force. Until then, we wish you a...

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