Tourism Change Working Group

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Tourism Working Group.

Tourism WG Leader

Leader

Pieter Jasperse

REWIN West Brabant

Francisco Vigalondo

Leader

Francisco Vigalondo

Aragón Exterior

Martina Hilger

Martina Hilger

Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

Anna Grimault

Anna Grimault

Pays de la Loire

Tourism

The Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group focuses on investigating R&I-related measures to mitigate the environmental and social impact of touristic flows and encourage the transition towards sustainable tourism and cultural policies and practices; it supports ERRIN members in the uptake of digitalisation and the development of skills and competences in the Cultural Heritage and Tourism sectors. Finally, the Working Group aims at providing early information to members on cultural heritage and tourism policy future strands, financial tools, inter-regional joint activities, EU calls.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism coffee meeting with DG RTD

Teresa Vio

The Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG leaders are happy to invite you to a coffee meeting with Harald Hartung, Head of Unit RTD.D.3 (Fair societies and Cultural Heritage).  We will hear about the

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Informal discussion on the Commission's Expert Group on Cultural Heritage

Teresa Vio

[SAVE THE DATE] The next meeting of the Commission's expert group on cultural heritage has been scheduled for April 19-20, 2021. In order to discuss the agenda and gather inputs from our members,

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism - Horizon Europe calls

Teresa Vio

With the opening of the first round of Horizon Europe calls approaching, we invite you to the upcoming working group meeting on strategic calls for members working on Cultural Heritage & Tourism

WG Events

WG Events

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

Cultural Heritage & Tourism coffee meeting with DG RTD

Informal coffee meeting with Harald Hartung, Head of Unit RTD.D.3

The New European Bauhaus conference

The conference of The New European Bauhaus will take place on 22 and 23 April. The agenda features the presentation of the New European Bauhaus Vision and Timeline, but also opening remarks by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen and the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli. During the two-day event, many dialogues and panel discussions will be organised. 

Cultural Heritage in Digital Age

Opportunities to foster the involvement of researchers into a process of digitisation of Europe’s cultural heritage and setting up accessible digital cultural heritage datasets.

Creating destinations after a global pandemic: The new competitive advantage of remote areas

The launch event of the Open Call for local and regional representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism. The informative session will present the Open Call to join the “Beyond Cultural Tourism” Community, as well as the Be.CULTOUR peer-learning programme.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Fourth meeting of the Commission Expert Group on Cultural Heritage

On April 19th and 20th the Commission Expert Group on Cultural Heritage held its fourth meeting to address new EU initiatives including the New EU Bauhaus, the new funding programmes Creative Europe and Horizon Europe, and Cultural Heritage links with priority areas as sustainability and climate, digitalization, and the recovery.

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars recognise existing achievements and support the younger generation to further develop emerging concepts and ideas. Deadline for applications: 31 May.

Join the Be.CULTOUR Community and foster your regional development through circular cultural tourism

ERRIN is building a community of passionate regional representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism in their territory. Twelve local and regional representatives will have the opportunity to benefit from a peer-learning scheme that follows the pilot/mirror approach. Applications are open until 30 May 2021!

Call for applications for the membership of the Commission Expert Group on Interregional Innovation Investments (I3)

The Commission has published a call for applications for the membership of the Commission Expert Group on Interregional Innovation Investments (I3).

Be.CULTOUR project – Beyond Cultural Tourism

Be.CULTOUR is one of ERRIN’s new projects led by the Italian Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development. It will mobilise five ERRIN members from the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group to offer real-life settings to co-create and test human-centred innovations for circular cultural tourism.

European Regions experimenting on complementary sources of funding for Cultural Heritage

On January 25-26 January 2021, the EC organised a Workshop on complementary funding for cultural heritage. In this article you can find the summaries of the event created by ERRIN and by the European Commission.

Latest Updates

  • By Teresa Vio

Fourth meeting of the Commission Expert Group on Cultural Heritage

On April 19th and 20th the Commission Expert Group on Cultural Heritage held its fourth meeting to address new EU initiatives including the New EU Bauhaus, the new funding programmes Creative Europe and Horizon Europe, and Cultural Heritage links with priority areas as sustainability and climate, digitalization, and the recovery.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars recognise existing achievements and support the younger generation to further develop emerging concepts and ideas. Deadline for applications: 31 May.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Join the Be.CULTOUR Community and foster your regional development through circular cultural tourism

ERRIN is building a community of passionate regional representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism in their territory. Twelve local and regional representatives will have the opportunity to benefit from a peer-learning scheme that follows the pilot/mirror approach. Applications are open until 30 May 2021!

  • By Hilary Webb

Call for input - Dialogue with European Commission on Mission Starfish 2030

ERRIN is organising an informal discussion together with the European Commission on the Mission area: healthy oceans, seas, coastal and inland waters with a particular focus on exploring the proposed 'area-based lighthouse demonstrators'. Ahead of the dialogue, ERRIN members are invited to provide input.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Regions taking action to integrate cultural and natural heritage into regional development strategies

The RURITAGE project works alongside rural areas to demonstrate the ways in which natural and cultural heritage can be an engine for regeneration. The project is now convening a Board of Regions, in order to support regions responsible for drafting and updating RIS3 strategies to consider cultural and natural heritage as part of their strategic research and innovation priorities – and thus to tap the enormous value of cultural assets and natural resources.

  • By Hilary Webb

DigiTraining for cultural heritage

The capacity building programme DigiTraining aims to provide cultural heritage institutions with new digital skills and management tools.