ALPJOBS grant information:

Grant Agreement: n. 1/2/6 - ALPJOBS

Coordinator: Gian Antonio Battistel

Funding: Alpine Region Preparatory Action Fund (ARPAF)

Timeframe: 01.03.2018 - 28.02.2020

University/Department: Fondazione Edmund Mach, Research and Innovation Centre

Partners: Fondazione Edmund Mach (Trento-IT, Lead partner), Polo Poschiavo (CH), Umweltbundesamt (AT), Plattform Land (Bolzano-IT), Kmetijsko gozdarska zbornica Slovenije - Zavod za kmetijstvo in gozdarstvo Maribor/Slovene (SI)


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ALPJOBS is a two-years (March 2018- February 2020) pilot project funded by the European Parliament, which has allocated a specific budget in the form of a preparatory action named Alpine Region Preparatory Action Fund (ARPAF).

ARPAF aims to facilitate the implementation of the EU Macroregional Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP). This Strategy concerns 7 COUNTRIES, of which 5 EU Member States (Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Slovenia) and 2 non-EU countries (Liechtenstein and Switzerland), and 48 REGIONS.

The main added value of EUSALP consists  in performing a new relationship between metropolitan, peri-mountain and mountain areas that will boost, with a strong focus on sustainability, the economy and social prosperity of the area. EUSALP would provide an opportunity to improve cross-border cooperation in the Alpine States as well as identifying common goals and implementing them more effectively through transnational collaboration.

Download he leaflet of the project below.