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 lead to a better utilisation of Alpine specific resources and develop potential 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 the gap between 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 between disconnected value chains
  • To facilitate and encourage the development and implementation of concrete projects in these strategic sectors in the Alpine Region.

So far Action Group 2 has identified three thematic priorities (Sub-Groups):

  • 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
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
Rinaldo Comino
Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Francesco Comotti
Region: Veneto
Chantal Degoul
Region: France
Simone Hagenauer
Region: Austria
massimo Lapolla
Region: Piemonte
Massimo Lapolla
Region: Piemonte
Bernhard Lehofer
Region: Salzburg
Mara Manente
Region: Veneto
Alberto Manzo
Region: Italy
Luca Mion
Region: Trento (Autonomous Province)
Nadine Mordant
Region: France
France - Commissioner for Spatial planning and Alpine Massif
Christian Salletmaier
Region: Salzburg
Karmen Špenga
Region: Slovenia
Roberto Venturini
Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Larisa Vodeb
Region: Slovenia
Christian Wild
Region: Bavaria
Andreas Winkler
Region: South Tyrol
Paolo Zaggia
Region: Lombardy

Observers

Carlo Corazza
Hannes Klein
Region: Lombardy
Giacomo Mattinò
Gerd Meier zu Köcker
Region: Baden-Württemberg
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.

5th Action Group 9 meeting

21/03/2018 - 09:00 to 18:00
Location: Bolzano
Event type: Internal meeting

On 21st of March 2018, Action Group 9 will hold its 5th meeting in Bolzano. The meeting is organized together with the first workshop on the "EUSALP energy observatory".

EUSALP Energy Conference 2018

07/06/2018 - 09:00 to 18:00
Location: Innsbruck
Event type: EUSALP presentation event

On 7th of June 2018 EUSALP Action Group 9 will organize its annual EUSALP Energy Conference. A detailed programme will be published in March 2018.