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UNIMONT present at the third Annual Forum of the European strategy for the Alpine Region organized by the Lombardy Region

28-29 November 2019, Lombardy Region, Milan – UNIMONT – pole of Excellence located in Edolo of the University of Milan actively participated in the third annual forum of the European strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) organized by the Lombardy Region at the conclusion of the Italian presidency year. The UNIMONT pole, active since the beginning of the process in support of the Lombardy Region...

29/11/2019

In the Lombardy Region, at the EUSALP Annual Forum, 96 young people of the Alpine States to the first European #MountainHack for the sustainable development of the mountain territories

27-29 November 2019, Lombardy Region, Milan – The Assessor Caparini opened the activities of the first EU Mountain Hack, an international project marathon for sustainable mountain development that takes place in the context of the third Annual Forum of the European Strategy for the Alpine Region. The Mountain-Hack is promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and Research - MIUR as part of the school-university collaboration developed by UNIMONT –...

27/11/2019

Which are the uniqueness and the keys to the success of UNIMONT? These elements will be discussed in Brussels at the meeting “Rethinking the territorial balance between urban and rural areas in the European mountains”

20th November 2019 – The Research Center for Sustainable Management and Defense of the Mountain – Ge.S.Di.Mont. of UNIMONT, center of excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (Bs), among the protagonists of the meeting organized by EUROMONTANA on the need to create bridges and links between urban areas and rural and mountain areas, in order to promote the territorial development of local...

12/11/2019

EUSALP Annual Forum 2019 – Thematic Workshop. The Alps: a unique laboratory for sustainable development models

Milano – 29th november 2019, 8.45-10.15am: In the framework of EUSALP’s 2019 Annual Forum a thematic workshop on the role of mountain in National Strategic Agendas will take place. EUSALP’s region includes important and industrialized cities, but is also characterized by the presence of the Alps, a relevant mountain range that lies in the heart of the European Union. The workshop will focus on the challenge...

30/10/2019

THE PROBLEM OF DEFINING MOUNTAIN AREAS IN LAW: CONSIDERATIONS FROM A STUDY ON YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE MOUNTAINS

Research that deals with the issue of the definition of mountain areas in legislation conducted by Dr. Carrer – PhD in public and tax law in the European dimension, University of Bergamo, Dr. Zilio – EU Project Manager & Curator Donne Si Fa Storia, and Prof.ssa Anna Giorgi, coordinator of the Ge.S.Di.Mont.Research Centre of the Mountain University  - Centre of Excellence of the University of...

15/10/2019

The third edition of the literature review “raCCONTA LA MONTAGNA” of UNIMONT is now starting

The third edition of the literary review “racCONTA LA MONTAGNA” will start on 16th  October 2019, after the introductory meeting held on 8th August in Vezza d’Oglio. A series of evening appointments to be held at the UNIMONT Centre in Edolo (Bs) and the Monastery of San Pietro in Lamosa – Provaglio (Bs), during which the mountains are the protagonists as inspiration for emblematic literary...

3/10/2019

3rd October 2019 – REliVE-L: results and perspectives from traditional local cultivars on a global market

The REliVE-L project aims to illustrate the traditional local varieties of both vegetables and cereals and pseudo-cereals as innovative products for their organoleptic characteristics to be rediscovered, the legislation useful for their registration and the problems of re-cultivation and creation of small local supply chains, in order to make this new sector of quality local products more competitive. Giving a precise identity to these varieties...

26/9/2019

UNIMONT takes part in Erbale Forum – The world of officinals makes system 27-28 September 2019, Padova Fiere

UNIMONT – Excellence pole of the Università degli Studi di Milano will participate in ERBALE FORUM – The world of officinaries makes a system, organized as part of the 70th FLORMART – International Exhibition of Nursery, Landscape and Green Structures, Friday 27 September with an intervention of Dr. Luca Giupponi on the quality of Italian saffron and Saturday 28 September and an intervention by Prof.ssa...

20/9/2019

UNIMONT takes part in the European Researchers’ Night – MEETmeTONIGHT 27th/28th September 2019

UNIMONT – Centre of Excellence of the University of Milan took part in “MEETmeTONIGHT 2019″ – European Researchers’ Night – with two initiatives on 27th September in Edolo (BS) at the UNIMONT Campus – Mountain University and on 28th  September in Milan at the Indro Montanelli Gardens European Researchers’ Night, in hundreds of cities throughout Europe, aims to bring researchers and citizens of all ages...

17/9/2019

“CLIMATE ACTION: RESILIENCE#HACK”: PROJECT MARATHON ON THE RESILIENCE OF TERRITORIES TO THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The “Ettore Majorana” State Scientific and Classic High School in Desio (MB) hosted the “Climate Action: Resilience#hack” from 23rd  to 25th September 2019, a project marathon on the resilience of territories to the effects of climate change. The opening ceremony of the “Climate Action: Resilience#Hack” was held on September 23rd at the Teatro il Centro – Desio (MB), which welcomed secondary schools from the province...

9/9/2019

Summer closure

In August the secretariat will follow the following times: from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 12.30. From 5 to 18 August 2019 the headquarters of the Mountain University in Edolo will be closed. Happy Holidays!

30/7/2019

ENROLMENT OPEN FOR THE DEGREE COURSE IN CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF MOUNTAIN AREAS

The call for 2019/2020 academic year admission to the degree course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas (class L-25) has been published. There are 75 places available for enrolment in the first year, plus 5 places reserved for non-EU students residing abroad. Registration for the admission test begins on 15th July 2019 and ends on 28th August 2019 at 2 p.m. without exceptions....

23/7/2019

CLIMBING FOR CLIMATE: UNIMONT SUBSCRIBES THE “ADAMELLO CHARTER” TO PROTECT THE CLIMATE

Adamello, 19th July 2019 – “Climbing for Climate – CFC”: Rectors, Vice-Chancellors and Delegates of Italian Universities climb to three thousand meters of altitude on the Adamello Glacier – symbol of the damage caused to our Planet by climate change – to sign the “Adamello Charter”. The event was promoted by the Research and Documentation Center for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and by the University...

22/7/2019

ITALIAE PROJECT: THE PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS REGIONAL AFFAIRS AND AUTONOMIES DEPARTMENT TALKING TO THE MAYORS AND ADMINISTRATORS OF MOUNTAIN AREAS

The meeting dedicated to the ITALIAE Project, promoted by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department for Regional Affairs and Autonomies (DARA) in support of local governance was held at the UNIMONT Centre– Centre of Excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (BS), on Tuesday 16th July.  Strengthening of local governance and development of mountain areas: these were the central themes...

17/7/2019

THE UNIMONT CENTRE: AN INNOVATIVE HUB FOR THE MOUNTAINS, IN THE MOUNTAINS, AND FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

A meeting dedicated to the theme of young people who choose to study, live and work in the mountains and to the importance of the research, networking and territorial development activities carried out by UNIMONT, was held at the University of Milan UNIMONT Centre located in Edolo (BS) on Monday 8th July. More than 90 people attended the event organized at the UNIMONT Centre in...

9/7/2019

Great attendance at the workshop organized by AG1 “RIS3 IN MACRO-REGIONAL STRATEGIES”

The workshop, organized by the EUSALP Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation – entitled “RIS3 in macro-regional strategies: Building a comparative framework to learn from other regions” was held in Milan on the 25thof June, at the Lombardy Region building: a moment comparison on the specialization strategies (S3) and the future of the Alpine Region. More than fifty people attended the event that gathered together...

27/6/2019

RIS3 IN MACRO-REGIONAL STRATEGIES: BUILDING A COMPARATIVE FRAMEWORK TO LEARN FROM OTHER REGIONS

On Tuesday 25 June, the EUSALP 1 Action Group – Research and Innovation – is organising a workshop to discuss which comparative frameworks could help policymakers and stakeholders to improve their innovative performance by learning from other regions, and which synergies and complementarities could be enhanced in the context of Macro-Regional Strategies (MRS). The event will take place within the States General for Research and...

4/6/2019

MOUNTAIN-HACK 2019: THE HACKATHON SEQUENCE STARTS READY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL APPOINTMENT OF THE EUSALP ANNUAL FORUM

Mountain-Hack is the first Hackathon of Italian schools entirely dedicated to the development of mountain territories, and part of the Italian Mountain Lab project – FISR project, special supplementary fund for research of the Ministry of Education, University and Research, led by UNIMONT – centre of Excellence at the Edolo campus of the University of Milan, and promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and...

31/5/2019

UNIMONT ON A FIELD TRIP: BUSY AND INTERESTING DAYS FOR OUR STUDENTS

The first forestry Olympics took place at Monte Amiata, in Tuscany on 15th May with the participation of 98 students from 10 Italian forestry universities. The friendly competition between the teams was an excuse to get to know each other and share experiences and knowledge, during an interesting day dedicated to Austrian pine reforestation management. Representing UNIMONT, Center of Excellence – Mountain University,  University of...

27/5/2019

UNIMONT JOINS THE PA FORUM: TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

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14/5/2019

UNIMONT AT SEEDS&CHIPS 2019

“AGROBIODIVERSITY: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR RESEARCH, ENTERPRISE AND COMMUNITY IN MOUNTAIN AREAS”: this was the topic dealt with by the UNIMONT Center of Excellence – Mountain University, Edolo Campus of the University of Milan, at Seeds & Chips – The Global Food Innovation Summit which took place on Tuesday 7th May 2019 at the Lombardy Region Stand at Milano Rho Fiera. The issues addressed were consistent...

8/5/2019

(Ita) BUONA PASQUA

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15/4/2019

OPEN DAY 2020 – Mountain University

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12/10/2019

WE WANT YOUR OPINION! What are the priorities for integrating mountain territories into regional, national and European agendas  in view of the new European programming?

Take the survey by FRIDAY DECEMBER 13! We want the opinion of all active stakeholders in the mountains. The survey was created following the thematic workshop organized as part of the third Annual Forum of the European Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) in the year of the Italian Presidency coordinated by the Lombardy Region. UNIMONT – detached research centre Edolo of the State University of Milan who...

12/6/2019

December, 11th – Ponte di Legno (BS) – Winter tourism and sports in Alpine Areas: future perspectives and scenarios

The CrC Ge.S.Di.Mont. of UNIMONT – detached research centre Edolo of the State University of Milan, invites all stakeholders of the mountain area to participate in the event “Winter tourism and sports in the Alpine Area: perspectives and future scenarios” to be held on the 11th December at the Municipality of Ponte di Legno (BS) from 16.00 to 18.30. The event will be an opportunity...

12/2/2019

TREE: HERO PROJECT CONTINUES

After four challenging days for the researchers of the TREE: HERO project, the XII National Congress of the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF) entitled “The useful science for forests: research and transfer” held in Palermo between 12th and 15th November 2019 has now finished. The research group led by professors Gian Battista Bischetti (UNIMI-UNIMONT), Tommaso Sitzia (UNIPD) and Massimiliano Schwarz (BFH) presented the...

11/26/2019

UNIMONT students jury at the Winning Ideas Mountain Awards mountain – tourism and sustainability category

21st November 2019 - The Mountain University - UNIMONT, pole of Excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (BS) is part of the jury of the Winning Ideas Mountain Awards. Award dedicated to creative projects in the field of technology, innovation, sustainable tourism, clothing, equipment and technological promotion in mountain areas. Four are the students of the three-year course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of...

11/22/2019

Take part in the 2019 European Strategy Forum for the Alpine Region! The Italian presidency presents the results of a year of activity with 7 states and 48 regions.

 28-29 November, Palazzo Lombardia (Milan) – Launch of the 3rd FORUM of the European Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) – organized by the Lombardy Region, the Government and the European Commission at the end of the Italian Presidency; the UNIMONT – CrC Ge.S.Di.Mont. Center, from the beginning of the process supporting the Lombardy Region in the leadership of the Action Group 1, invites to...

11/15/2019

LOMBARDY REGION SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY: CONSULTATION NOW ONLINE

The Research Centre for the Sustainable Management and Protection of the Mountain Environment - Ge.S.Di.Mont. of UNIMONT, centre of excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (Bs), is publicizing the public consultation called by the Lombardy Region to define shared paths for the sustainable development of the territory. Lombardy Region is launching a public consultation with citizens, stakeholders and public administrations to join together...

10/28/2019

COMPETITION FOR ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRIBUTION “YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE MOUNTAINS”

The Research Center for the Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas – Ge.S.Di.Mont. of UNIMONT, the centre of excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (Bs), is providing information about the call issued by the Bergamo Section of the Italian Alpine Club – aimed at offering economic support to, and encouraging, “Young people in the Mountains”. The Bergamo Section of the Italian Alpine Club...

10/21/2019

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY VISITS UNIMONT

The Mountain University – UNIMONT, Centre of Excellence of the University of Milan based in Edolo (BS) hosted a group of American students from New York University on Friday 11th October, guiding them on an educational visit to discover the UNIMONT centre and the specificities of mountain areas. The themes of sustainability, environment and renewable energy led Julian Lonsdale, educational coordinator of  NYU Florence to bring 25...

10/14/2019

26th September 2019: Meeting on the development of Sustainable Viticulture in Valle Camonica

On 26th September 2019 at the headquarters of the Consorzio Tutela I.G.T. Valcamonica in Losine (Bs) the promotional event of the sustainable winemaking enhancement project of Valle Camonica was held. Valle Camonica is a territory characterized by a variety  of soil and climatic conditions and although not vast, has interesting potential. For this reason, the project, financed by the Lombardy Region – PSR Funds 2014-2020,...

9/18/2019

MARCELLO MERONI AWARD 2019

The Marcello Meroni Award is given to people, or groups of people, who have committed their energies with discretion, dedication, originality, social value, solidarity, particular ethical and cultural merits and in a voluntary manner for the conservation and promotion of mountain areas. The following prizes have been established in memory and testimony of the style, passions and interests of Marcello Meroni: environment culture mountain climbing...

9/11/2019

THE ALTO OLTREPÒ PAVESE CHALLENGES YOUNG INNOVATORS

As part of the National Strategy for Internal Areas, the Lombardy Region, together with the Alto Oltrepò Pavese inland area, is promoting a call in support of those who intend to create a start-up or undertake freelance activities in the internal area of the Lombardy Apennines – Alto Oltrepò Pavese, by allocating 1.1 million euros. The call has the objective of supporting young people in...

7/30/2019

TREE:HERO PROJECT ACTIVITIES CONTINUE

Despite the heat and the holidays, measurements in the woods are continuing for the TREE:HERO project. During the period of June and July the group of the University of Padua completed the study of the spatial structure of the Spruce woods (Picea abies), carrying out more than 30 surveys in the study areas of Vallecamonica (BS) and the Val Tovanella (BL). Thanks to these surveys,...

7/22/2019

UNIMONT HOSTS A WORKSHOP ORGANIZED AS PART OF THE INTERREG ALPINE SPACE ALPFOODWAY PROJECT

The AlpFoodway project partners will meet with experts from the Alps to discuss Alpine Food Heritage at UNIMONT on 8th and 9th July. As part of a work package for the Interreg Alpine Space AlpFoodway project, 10 pilot cases have been implemented in 5 Alpine locations to develop innovative ways to update traditional practices and safeguard sustainable production landscapes. The pilot cases adopted an experimental...

6/27/2019

ENROLMENT OPEN FOR “CLIMATE ACTION: RESILIENCE#HACK” THE PROJECT MARATHON ON THE RESILIENCE OF THE TERRITORY TO THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The “Ettore Majorana Liceo Statale Scientifico e Classico” in Desio will host the first hackathon on the challenges linked to the adaptation of the territory to the effects of climate change from 23rd to 25th  September. The event, promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and Research, is part of a series of Italian school Hackathons entirely dedicated to the development of mountain territories, and...

6/19/2019

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