Mountains for Europe's Future

Thursday, 14 April, 2016 - 08:47

“Mountains for Europe‘s Future” is an initiative leading to a Strategic Research Agenda to promote the inclusion of specific mountain topics in the Horizon 2020 Work Programmes 2018-20 or other strategic documents.

Join the event to: 

  • “Find the mountains in Brussels” on a short guided tour, and learn where and how they are present, even in this distant location;
  • Discuss the strategic research areas and recommended research activities with the authors of the agenda and discussants of the EU institutions and relevant European organisations in a Roundtable;
  • Network with scientists, regional and national representatives, and members of authorities interested in promoting mountain research.

An event for: 

  • Horizon2020 Programme Committee Delegates
  • Members of Horizon 2020 Experts and Advisory Groups
  • EC Directorates General, most importantly DG Research and Innvovation
  • Members of the European Parliament dealing with mountain regions or research funding
  • Permanent missions of mountain countries and regions
  • Any other entities in a position to shape European research agendas
  • Anyone else interested in making the case for mountain research

Supporting authorities:

Austria: Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management; Federal Ministry of       Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Resources
France: Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique à Bruxelles
Switzerland: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation; Permanent mission of Switzerland to the     EU, Swiss Core Office Brussels
Norway: Brussels Office of the Oslo Region
European Commission: DG Regio, Transnational and Interregional Cooperation group
AEM, Association des Elus de Montagne
ECRA, European Climate Research Alliance
ERRIN, platform of EU regions

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