Action Group 2

To increase the economic potential of strategic sectors

Mission

The German Region Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg) and the French Region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes together chair Action Group 2.

Action Group 2 ("To increase the economic potential of strategic sectors") aims at identifying key Alpine economic sectors which would beneficiate from action at macro-regional level, and to implement concrete measures to strengthen their economic and social environment. The added value will be to come to a better use of Alpine specific resources and potentials in the identified strategic sectors with a special focus on the development opportunities for SMEs within the Alpine Macro Region.

1st Thematic Policy Area
"Economic Growth and Innovation"

Specific Objectives

The main objectives of Action Group 2 are:

  • To develop new value chains with enterprises from different sectors
  • To bridge different policies and efforts in order to stimulate the transformation of the industrial structure and drive job creation and growth
  • To make better use of cluster initiatives
  • To bridge the gap of disconnected value chains
  • To facilitate and encourage the development and implementation of concrete projects in this strategic sectors in the Alpine Region.

So far three thematic priorities (Sub-Groups) were identified:

  • Bioeconomy (coordinated by Baden-Württemberg, DE)
  • Wood from Alpine Region (coordinated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, FR)
  • Health Tourism (coordinated by the Region of Salzburg, AT)

 

Susanne Ast
Role: Leader
Region: Baden-Württemberg
Hélène Loiseau
Role: Leader
Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saskia Schäfer
Role: Leader
Region: Baden-Württemberg
François Trusson
Role: Leader
Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Additional Representative contacts

Christina Diegelmann
Region: Baden-Württemberg
Jacques Bersier
Region: Switzerland
Francesco Comotti
Region: Veneto
Chantal Degoul
Region: France
Mara Manente
Region: Veneto
Alberto Manzo
Region: Italy
Luca Mion
Region: Trento (Autonomous Province)
Nadine Mordant
Region: France
Christian Salletmaier
Region: Salzburg
Karmen Špenga
Region: Slovenia
Larisa Vodeb
Region: Slovenia
Christian Wild
Region: Bavaria
Andreas Winkler
Region: South Tyrol
Paolo Zaggia
Region: Lombardy

Observers

Francesco Bafundi
Region: Confcommercio Italy
Carlo Corazza
Giacomo Mattinò
Maria Rossetti
Region: Lombardy
Sandra Steinhauer
Jean-Marc Venineaux

Projects

AlpGov

Status: Active

Calendar

EUSALP General Assembly II / First EUSALP Annual Forum

23/11/2017 - 11:00 to 24/11/2017 - 14:00
Location BMW Welt, Munich
Event type: Main event

The Annual Forum 2017 of the EU Alpine Strategy will take place on 23 and 24 November 2017 in the Munich BMW Welt.