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ITALIAE project: The Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department of Regional and Autonomous Affairs in dialogue with Administrators.

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

17/7/2019

UNIMONT: an innovative hub for mountains, located in the mountains and for young people

Yesterday, Monday 8th of July, the event dedicated to the theme of young people who choose the mountain to study, live and work was held at UNIMONT – center of excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (BS). The importance of the research, networking and territorial development activities carried out by the detached pole was underlined. More than 90 people attended the event...

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

Edolo Sports Day: a great day of sport for all ages

Sport was the main attraction in Edolo for a whole day on Wednesday, 10th  April, with the second edition of Edolo Sports Day, the sports event organized by the University of Milan in collaboration with the CUS of the University of Milan, the Municipality of Edolo and the Istituto Comprensivo in Edolo. Students of all levels of schools in Edolo took part playing volleyball, basketball...

15/4/2019

OPEN DAY 2019 – Mountain University

The Open Day of the Degree Course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas will take place on Saturday 18th May 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Aula Magna of the Mountain University in Edolo (BS). The Open Day is a unique opportunity to learn about the Mountain University and the Degree Course in “Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas” and to discover...

11/4/2019

3rd graduation session of the academic year 2017/2018 of the Degree Course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas

Twelve students graduated in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas on Wednesday 10th April 2019, at the Mountain University in Edolo. Bertazzoli Sara (Villa Di Serio, BG) – Enhancement of the high trail “Via del Silter” Calvetti Michele (Berzo Demo, BS) – Evaluation of peak flow in small mountain basins: the case of the Re stream (Valle Camonica, BS) Cavalleri Federico (Erbusco, BS) –...

10/4/2019

The Re-Search Alps dataset is now available in the European Data Portal!

Since March 26th, 2019, the Re-Search Alps – Research Laboratories in the Alpine Area dataset, which contains information on 125.649 Research Centers,Laboratories and SMEs, 257.248 projects, 110.910 Websites and 771,875 publications has been implemented in European Data Portal. Click here: www.europeandataportal.eu/data/?#/datasets/research-labs-in-the-alpine-area Re-Search Alps is a project financed EU Telecom CEF and led by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE), in collaboration with UNIMONT – University of Milan,...

10/4/2019

“EUSALP: the Alpine macro-region and Europe”: UNIMONT participates in the 70th anniversary of Confartigianato Brescia and Eastern Lombardy in Valcamonica

A meeting was held at the BIM of Breno (BS) on Monday 8th April 2019 – to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Confartigianato Brescia and Eastern Lombardy, on the theme “Eusalp: the Alpine macro-region and Europe”. Prof. Anna Giorgi, UNIMONT Lecturer and Leader of Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation – of EUSALP was invited to make a contribution regarding the activity in the...

9/4/2019

ITALIAN MOUNTAIN LAB: the next training and information initiatives for mountain areas

The partnership of the Italian Mountain Lab project, FISR project – Special supplementary fund for MIUR research – led by the UNIMONT center of excellence, and which sees the University of Milan, the University of Eastern Piedmont Milan and the University of Tuscia working together for the mountain areas of Italy, proposes the joint programming of part of the training and information activities planned for...

28/3/2019

“Youth Alpine Interrail” moves to the next stage

© Alicia Cuche Travel by train, discover the Alps, face sustainable challenges: also this year the “Interrail Alpine Youth” project fuels the passion for travel across the Alps. Applications open until 7 April. Discover eight Alpine states and – at the same time – travel sustainably by means of public transport for 50- 80 euros: young people between 16 and 27 can apply for the...

21/3/2019

HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL INCUBATOR ECOSYSTEM IN THE ALPINE SPACE? THE POWER OF NETWORKS

Thursday 28th March – 9.30 – 18.00 Hochschule Constance, University of Applied Sciences, Baden-Württemberg  The EUSALP Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation – Lead by Professor Anna Giorgi representative of Lombardy Region – aims to foster networking and capitalization of experiences among Universities, Research Centers, Incubators, Accelerators and Technology Transfer Hubs, in order to develop an effective research and innovation ecosystem in the Alpine...

11/3/2019

EUSALP Kick off meeting 2019: UNIMONT participates in the kick-off meeting of the Italian Presidency

Today – 28th February 2019 – Italy, with the coordination of the Lombardy Region and the support of the Piedmont Region and the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, will receive the 2019 presidency of EUSALP – the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region that involves seven countries and 48 regions. Also UNIMONT – the Mountain University – Centre of Excellence of the University of Milan ,...

28/2/2019

UNIMONT takes part in the table of the coordinators of the 11 working groups of the General Convention on Mountain Areas

The table of the coordinators of the work groups of the General Convention on Mountain Areas met on Tuesday, 19th February, 2019 to present the first contributions and the first ideas emerged from the 11 working groups to the Minister of Regional Affairs and Autonomies, Sen. Erika Stefani. UNIMONT – Center of Excellence of the University of Milan, as coordinator of the “Mountain Culture and...

21/2/2019

Add a new dimension to cell culture

10-14 February, 2019 ° 2nd CellFit Training School°   This year the Mountain University – UNIMONT, a center of excellence of the University of Milan, based in Edolo, will host the International Training School organized by CellFit entitled “Add a new dimension to cell culture” with the participation of researchers from all over Europe. UNIMONT, increasingly at the center of international dynamics and trajectories  which...

14/2/2019

Mountain culture and science: UNIMONT coordinates the work table of the General Convention on Mountain Areas dedicated to training and research to relaunch mountain areas

Table 6 “Mountain culture and science” set up on October 16th during the General Convention on Mountain Areas and convened by the Minister of Regional Affairs and Autonomies, Sen. Erika Stefani was held on Friday 8th February, at the University of Milan, with the aim of gathering contributions to define a strategy that sees Italian mountain areas as a place of potential generation of wealth...

13/2/2019

The Table “Agriculture and enhancement of agri-food products, forest management and wood supply chain” of the General Convention on Mountain Areas starts work: UNIMONT brings its expertise and practical experience

Table 3 “Agriculture and enhancement of agri-food products, forest management and wood supply chain”, set up on October 16th during the General Convention on Mountain Areas and convened by the Minister of Regional Affairs and Autonomies, Sen. Erika Stefani, was held on Thursday, 31st January, at the UNCEM headquarters in Rome, with the aim of gathering contributions from Institutions, Universities, Research Institutes and Associations. UNIMONT...

1/2/2019

UNIMONT a guest at TGR OFFICINA ITALIA for an event dedicated to the mountains and mountain issues

A long interview involving UNIMONT – Mountain University, Center of Excellence of the University of Milan based in Edolo in Valle Camonica, was broadcast as part of the TGR programme Officina Italia dedicated to mountain territories on Saturday, 29th December, 2018. Italy has many mountain areas, but these geographical areas are often considered marginal from a socio-economic point of view and are subject to a...

15/1/2019

MOUNTAINS AND CITIES: the young protag-onists of an alliance for the future

The Centre for Applied Studies in Sustainable Management and Protection of the Mountain Environment – Ge.S.Di.Mont – active at the Mountain University, UNIMONT, centre of excellence of the University of Milan based in Edolo, in collaboration with the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences – DISAA – of the University of Milan, organized a two-day initiative aimed at encouraging dialogue between mountains and cities on...

19/12/2018

UNIMONT AT VIDEOCHAT TG1: INNOVATIVE BUSINESSES IN MOUNTAIN AREAS

On Tuesday, 4th December, Prof. Anna Giorgi, professor of the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and coordinator of the Research Center for the Sustainable Management and Protection of the Mountain Environment – Ge.S.Di.Mont, was invited to VideoChat at TG1 Rai, with Alma Grandin, to talk about the survey carried out by Ge.S.Di.Mont. on innovative entrepreneurship in the mountain areas of Lombardy. The Mountain University...

5/12/2018

MOUNTAINS AND CITIES: the young are protagonists of an alliance for the future

13 DECEMBER 2018 Aula Maggiore, Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali – DISAA Università degli Studi di Milano | Via Celoria 2, Milano (MI) — Young entrepreneurs and innovative busi-nesses of Lombardy mountain areas Final event and presentation of the survey “Young entrepreneurs and innovative companies in the mountains in the Lombardy Region”, carried out as part of the agreement between the Lombardy Region and Ge.S.Di.Mont....

27/11/2018

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

UNIMONT AT THE SESSION OF THE SPECIAL “MONTAGNA” COMMISSION

On Thursday 30th May, the UNIMONT Centre of Excellence -  Mountain University, Edolo campus of the University of Milan was invited to the session of the special “Montagna” Commission, chaired by Dr. Spelzini – at the headquarters of the Regional Council – in order to illustrate the theme “Youth and business for the relaunch of mountain areas – the results of a study on  Lombardy mountain...

5/31/2019

Fabio Favaretto Award- EDITION 2019

In memory of Fabio Favaretto, as a  testimony to the value of his activity in the field of the Conservation of the Mountain Environment, CAI-Veneto, the TAM Central Commission and the Mestre Section of the Italian Alpine Club are promoting the third edition of the competition “FABIO FAVARETTO AWARD”, in order to establish a competition for the awarding of two study prizes – with a...

5/27/2019

UNIMONT PARTICIPATES IN THE CONFERENCE SKI – SNOWBOARD TEACHERS AND SCHOOL DIRECTORS

UNIMONT, Center of Excellence – Mountain University, Edolo Campus of the University of Milan took part in the Conference “Ski – snowboard teachers and School Directors of the Lombardy Region” which took place in Aprica (SO) on Saturday 25th May The Conference “Ski – snowboard teachers and School Directors of the Lombardy Region”, organized by AMSI Lombardia in collaboration with the Collegio dei Maestri Sci...

5/27/2019

WORKSHOP DEDICATED TO HYDROGEOLOGICAL INSTABILITY OF THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (CNR): THE FIRST RESULTS OF THE PROJECT TREE: HERO.

The research group led by prof. Gian Battista Bischetti participated in the Workshop dedicated to Hydrogeological instability organized by the National Research Council (CNR) Area 1 of Milan, presenting the first results of the TREE: HERO project on Wednesday, May 22nd. During the meeting the projects of numerous Italian Universities financed by the Cariplo Foundation were presented and themes concerned the study of the dynamics...

5/27/2019

Work continues as part of the TREE:HERO project

Forest surveys were conducted in the Municipalities of Sonico, Edolo and Vezza d’Oglio together with the University of Padua team on March 20th, 21st and 22nd. The objective is to evaluate the structure of the typical woods of the Valle Camonica area: on this occasion, mountain spruce and chestnut groves with coppice management were examined. In particular, through surveys of test areas of 20m in...

3/25/2019

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year The Mountain University will be closed from the 22nd of December to the 6th of January

12/21/2018

RESPONSIBLE ENJOYMENT OF MOUNTAIN AREAS IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS

A conference dedicated to new ways of visiting the mountains, some of which are induced by the dynamics of social networks, took place in the conference hall of Longarone Fiere in Longarone on Saturday 24th November 2018. Considering the negative impacts on the natural environment that derive from a disorderly use of the Alpine environment by people often lacking in adequate sensitivity, training and citizenship,...

11/20/2018

Graduation sessions of the A.Y. 2017/2018 of the Degree Course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas

One student graduated in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas at the Mountain University on 24th September, 2018 at 10.30: ARICOCCHI TERESA - Analysis of the potential of three herbaceous species for environmental restoration interventions . Six students graduated in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas at the Mountain University on 23rd October, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. APPOLONIA ALESSANDRO - The colors of the Alta Via del Silter : floristic study for the enhancement of...

10/24/2018

RIFUGES & BIVOUACS: PROJECTS IN THE-MOUNTAINS AND PROJECTS ON PAPER

Saturday 27th October 2018, 5.30 pm | Turin, National Museum of the Mountain – Sala Stemmi The aim of the meeting is to analyse the state of the art on the design and construction of alpine shelters and bivouacs, highlighting their heritage value and cultural and technical implications, through a comparison between experiences in the field and published works.

10/18/2018

ALPS IN PROGRESS – CONNECT AND TRANS-FORM TERRITORIES

Connecting and transforming territories is the theme proposed by the third Conference of the Alps in progress cycle. Organized by the “Laurent Ferretti” Observatory of the Courmayeur Mont Blanc Foundation together with the Order of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservationists of Valle d’Aosta, the program of meetings, conferences and publications has been developed and organized by Francesca Chiorino and Marco Mulazzani.

10/5/2018

The Mountain Dimension of Cooperation – Expert Workshop

The Expert Workshop Mountain Dimension of Cooperation will be held on 9th November from 9:00-17:00 in the Conference Centre Albert Borschette, Brussels. The objective of the one-day seminar is to discuss on policies, projects and governance that contribute to the development of mountainous areas in the EU. It will bring together EU Institutions, Interreg programmes, stakeholders and representatives of the civil society. The one-day event of 9th November...

9/28/2018

Mountain 4.0: the second edition is underway to enhance the mountain territory

The course intends to continue the reflection begun together with the local community for an increasingly articulated and extended “enhancement of the mountains”. Launched in the first edition in 2017/2018, it is organized by the Municipality of Bormio that has led to an organic project – which now continues – elaborated by Maria Chiara Cattaneo in the context of the activities of the Società Economica...

9/28/2018

11th International Beech Symposium

‘Natural and Managed Beech Forests as Reference Ecosystems for the Sustainable Management of Forest Resources and the Conservation of Biodiversity’. The conference is open to scientists/practitioners/policy makers and welcomes all contributes related to:  Biology and ecology of beech, including genetics, physiology, paleoecology and biogeography  Natural dynamics of beech forests and their importance for biodiversity conservation  Management of beech forests and their role in providing ecosystem services Discover more: www.iufrobeech2018.com

9/14/2018

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