Our mission as Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes’s office in Brussels is to support our region (elected officials, services and stakeholders) on EU policies, programmes and legislation especially In the following sectors: transport, environment and energy; research, education, innovation and economic development; agriculture and cohesion policy; tourism and Culture, Digital. In this context, we organise and contributes to the hosting of technical and political missions in Brussels, with Region's services or regional partners (like innovation stakeholders: Universities, academics, clusters, agency…). We provide our expertise in European policies and programmes to facilitate access to EU funding, through targeted information and support, and our involvement in thematic networks and initiatives like ERRIN. In addition, we represent the Region toward EU Institutions and other partners (PermRep, Regions, Networks, enterprises …) to raise the interests of the territory to influence the decision-making process. The aim is also to make visible the policies and projects of the Region in Brussels and the achievements of Europe in the territories, by organizing events.

Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

About Us

With huge metropoles as Lyon, Grenoble, Clermont-Ferrand and Geneva area, 80% of population lives large urban areas. But Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is also the first Mountain Region in France, with 3 mountain ranges (Alps, Jura, Massif Central).

500.000 employees in industrial sector, 40.000 researchers and 14 competitiveness clusters make her the 2nd region in terms of creation of economic wealth.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Winning cities announced for European Green Capital 2022 & European Green Leaf 2021 awards

Grenoble has been announced as the winner of the European Green Capital Award 2022 and two cities will share the title of the European Green Leaf 2021 award.

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN welcomes Sarah English as the new Network Chair

Yesterday, the ERRIN Management Board selected Sarah English (Scotland Europa) as the new network Chair. She has been a member of the ERRIN Management Board since 2014 and served as a Vice-Chair for the last three years. The Troika is now composed of Sarah English, Lars Holte Nielsen and Hortense Lutz-Hermellin who will continue to collaborate in their efforts to support the Board and secretariat in taking the network forward.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

TERRALIA-PASS is loooking for partners for several H2020 calls on bioeconomy

The new cluster TERRALIA-PASS is a network of more than 450 members. It gathers companies, research and training organizations and more than 5000 academics and researchers. All actors are spread within the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, South Provence Alpes-Côtes d'Azur and Occitanie (Languedoc-Roussillon) regions.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Makers' mobility call DGEAC-expression of interest ENSATT (Lyon)

ENSATT Background and experience Based in Lyon (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre - ENSATT is a « school-Theatre » that each year welcomes around 160 students in full training courses and lifelong Learning/Continuing Professional Development internships along with 70 to 80 professionals on short training courses, post graduate students,

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

S3 European Hydrogen Valleys Partnership webinar

S3 European Hydrogen Valleys Partnership is organising an open webinar for ERRIN members, as a part of its plenary meeting.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Pilot project – Makers' Mobility

ENSATT Background and experience The École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre - ENSATT is a « school-Theatre » that each year welcomes around 160 students in full training courses and lifelong Learning/Continuing Professional Development internships along with 70 to 80 professionals on short training courses, post graduate students, auditors and foreign students enrolled to obt