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(Ita) UNIMONT partecipa al Forum PA: Governance territoriale e sviluppo locale

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14/5/2019

(Ita) UNIMONT a Seeds&Chips 2019

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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

PROMOTING OPEN INNOVATION IN THE EUSALP MACRO-REGION: EXPERIENCES FROM THE ALPINE REGIONS

Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation, led by Professor Anna Giorgi, organized a workshop dedicated to the promotion of Open Innovation in the Alpine area through the presentation of different experiences in EUSALP Regions during the 2nd Annual Forum of the European Strategy for the Macro Alpine Region (EUSALP), on November 21st in Innsbruck Various platforms and tools were illustrated to promote a model...

23/11/2018

Workshop “START-UPS AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER IN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS IN SOUTH-EAST EUROPE AND ALPINE REGION”

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (DG JRC) in collaboration with Technology Park Ljubljana, the Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation of the European Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the SITTO consortia and the Slovenian Public research institutes, is organising on 15th and 16th November 2018 a workshop on “Start-ups and Technology Transfer in Innovation Ecosystems in South-East...

13/11/2018

MOUNTAINS AND YOUNG PEOPLE – ENERGY FOR DEVELOPMENT

High school students who took part in the project “School and territory” – a pilot project that aimed to bring young people and their school skills to the Canavese territory and the mountains, were protagonists of an initiative dedicated to the role of the new generations in the development of mountain areas and new businesses in the mountains on Saturday, 10th November. Five work teams...

8/11/2018

(Ita) “Donne si fa Storia: uno sguardo al femminile sulla Grande Guerra”

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26/10/2018

The Special Mountain Commission of the Lombardy Regional Council visits UNIMONT

The Special Mountain Commission of the Re-gional Council of Lombardy, led by President Gigliola Spelzini, visited the Mountain University (UNIMONT) on Monday 22nd October. The Mountain University, a training and re-search center specialized in the study and analysis of the complexities of the mountain territory, was at the center of the attention of the Special Mountain Commission who presented their goals and activities in order...

22/10/2018

Mountain general assembly: dialogue and collaboration among the main actors of mountain territories to identify concrete actions and intervention for the enhancement and sustainable development of mountain areas

The Mountain General Assembly was held in Rome on 16th October, organized by the Minister for Regional Affairs and Autonomy with delegation for mountain areas, Erika Stefani who presided over the meeting and explained its objectives, that of starting a procedure that calls the stakeholders of Italian mountains together for continuous and effective comparison, in 11 permanent thematic work tables. The objective is to identify practical actions and...

17/10/2018

19th October: the cycle of seminars “Administrating and managing mountain areas” starts

The Mountain University (UNIMONT) – University of Milan is organizing a series of seminars dedicated to “Administrating and Managing Mountain areas”, which was inaugurated on Friday 19th October at 5.30 pm. The series of seminars to be held on a weekly basis, every Monday at 5.30 p.m. from 22nd October 2018 to 28th January 2019, provides an overview of both the system and the details of...

11/10/2018

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

ISLANDS, MOUNTAINS AND SPARSELY POPULATED AREAS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

During the European Week of Regions and Cities, a workshop “ISLANDS, MOUNTAINS AND SPARSELY POPULATED AREAS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES will be organized, on the 9th October, in Brussels. The Workshop objective is to discuss the main challenges faced by islands, mountains and sparsely populated areas, in particular in the environment and energy fields, and the current and post-2020 support of the EU cohesion, environmental and energy polices...

9/6/2018

1st graduation session of degree course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas A.Y. 2017/2018

Six students graduated in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas on Monday 16th July 2018 at the Mountain University. Bernini Daniel – Vertova (BG): Characteristics of mountain aquaculture for income Domini Lara – Rezzato (BS): Census of the local traditional cultivars of Valle Camonica Leoni Francesco – Albosaggia (SO): The multi-functionality of farms in mountain areas Panzetti Cecilia – Camisano (CR): Actions to protect...

7/16/2018

UNIMONT is a project partner of the Alpine Space SMART ALTITUDE project: accelerating the implementation of low carbon policies in winter tourism regions

The Mountain University (UNIMONT) – Edolo branch of the University of Milan plays an important role in the development of mountain areas at a national and international level. The university is partner on a number of European projects that promote innovative processes for managing and increasing the competitiveness of mountains. In April 2018, UNIMONT became a project partner of the SMART ALTITUDE Alpine Space Programme...

7/13/2018

The mountains in progress

The Observatory on the mountain system “Laurent Ferretti” of the Courmayeur Mont Blanc Foundation is promoting the series of Meetings The mountains in progress, to describe the social and cultural changes that are permeating the Alpine area: 4th August 2018 | Presentation of the book Rifugi e bivacchi. Gli imperdibili delle Alpi, Courmayeur 10th August 2018 | Meeting on Walser culture, Courmayeur 16th August 2018...

7/12/2018

Multidisciplinary field trip for students of Biology of the University of Eastern Piedmont in the Monviso Park mountains

From 27th to 29th June, twenty-five students of the Degree course in Biology of the Disit of Alessandria carried out ecological observations, botanical relevés and censuses of fauna in the Alpi Cozie, as part of an agreement between the Monviso Park and the University of Eastern Piedmont. The students appreciated the direct contact with aspects of the biology they had only seen in books, followed...

7/12/2018

From aromatic plants to essential oils: cultivation, distillation and uses

From 3rd to 7th September in Fanano (MO) in the Apennines there will be the Summer School, “FROM AROMATIC PLANTS TO ESSENTIAL OILS: cultivation, distillation and uses”, organized by the Società dei Naturalisti e Matematici of Modena under the patronage of UNIMORE, Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Modena and the Emilia Romagna Region. The Summer School aims to train experts in the cultivation of aromatic...

7/10/2018

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