WHAT IS SMARTALPS?

An informal network of alpine smart villages and regions, which aims to:

  • disseminate the Smart Villages approach and foster the smart transformation in mountain and rural areas in the Alpine arc,
  • encourage the exchange of information and experiences among Smart Villages and Smart Regions within the Alpine area,
  • transmit a modern image of mountain and rural areas,
  • foster contacts with similar networks and initiatives for mountain and rural areas all over Europe.

WHAT DOES SMARTALPS DO?

Foreseen activities:

  • Regular meetings
  • Exchange of good practices, initiatives and activities.
  • Using and promoting  the Digital Exchange Platform DEP
  • A label for Alpine Smart Villages and Regions?
  • Increase capacity building.
  • Establish contacts with experts and researchers.
  • Fostering communication amongst the members of the network and outside of it.
  • Advocating for the Smart villages / Smart regions approach with public authorities and the general public.

HOW IS SMARTALPS ORGANISED?

Organizational aspects:

  • A loose network (no formal organisation)
  • Steered by a steering board with 1 representative per country
  • Management assured by AG5-Co-Leaders

HOW KNOW MORE OR JOIN THE NETWORK?

Please contact the AG5-Leaders

eusalp.ag5@regione.vda.it or thomas.egger@sab.ch.