FTP presents: “Vision 2040 of the European forest-based sector”

As a result of joint forces across the whole European forest-based value chain, “Vision 2040” looks ahead to using the full potential of research and innovation in the forest-based sector to develop resilient ecosystems, smart products and social growth within the circular bioeconomy.
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The FTP Call Topics Manual for Horizon Europe 2021-2022 is now available

FTP identified around 150 Call topics relevant or indirectly relevant to the forest-based sector, with a budget of € 2,1 billion.

Download the Call Topics Manual and find the right fit for you.

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Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda

Research and innovation provide essential responses to the ‘grand societal challenges’ of this era. FTP’s Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda sheds light on the pathway towards realizing the ambitious innovation portfolio of the sector. [Photo by Innventia]
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Bottom-up efforts to boost EU forest-based sector innovation

A pan-European network of forest-based sector experts committed to bringing the sector's national innovation priorities to the EU dimension.
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FTP presents: “Vision 2040 of the European forest-based sector”

As a result of joint forces across the whole European forest-based value chain, “Vision 2040” looks ahead to using the full potential of research and innovation in the forest-based sector to develop resilient ecosystems, smart products and social growth within the circular bioeconomy.

The FTP Call Topics Manual for Horizon Europe 2021-2022 is now available

FTP identified around 150 Call topics relevant or indirectly relevant to the forest-based sector, with a budget of € 2,1 billion.

Download the Call Topics Manual and find the right fit for you.

Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda

Research and innovation provide essential responses to the ‘grand societal challenges’ of this era. FTP’s Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda sheds light on the pathway towards realizing the ambitious innovation portfolio of the sector. [Photo by Innventia]

Bottom-up efforts to boost EU forest-based sector innovation

A pan-European network of forest-based sector experts committed to bringing the sector's national innovation priorities to the EU dimension.

Innovation news

December 17, 2021

FTP welcomes a new member from Finland

In December, FTP welcomed the company UPM-Kymmene as Full Member. UPM is based in Finland and is a leading provider of recyclable products that are made of responsibly sourced, renewable raw materials. The company delivers responsible solutions and innovates for a future beyond fossils across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM […]

December 15, 2021

CBE JU: the new partnership for the bio-based industries

The Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU), successor of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is entered into force on 30 November 2021. The CBE JU is a €2 billion partnership between the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and the European Union that will fund projects to build strong, resource-efficient and competitive bio-based industries […]

December 6, 2021

WoodCircus White Paper 2040 advocates for the roles of woodworking industries in the sustainable growth of Europe

The EU project WoodCircus, in which FTP is a partner, supports the role of the forest-based sector in the circular bioeconomy. The project published a White Paper with policy recommendations that ensure that woodworking industries contribute to the sustainable growth of Europe. As the Paper explains, “despite the strengths of the woodworking industries, the construction […]

December 1, 2021

Apply to the Canopée Challenge to promote your innovation in the forest-based sector

Xylofutur, together with Forinvest Business Angels, l’École Supérieure du Bois and Fibois France, is pleased to present the Canopée Challenge, an international competition aiming at encouraging, supporting and valuing innovation in the forest-based sector. This second edition broadens his horizons by opening an International category. The winners will benefit from national and international visibility, support, […]

October 28, 2021

Three scientists rewarded by the Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2020

The Marcus Wallenberg Prize aims to recognize, encourage and stimulate path-breaking scientific achievements, which significantly contribute to broader knowledge and/or technical development within the broad fields of interest to the forest industry. In 2020, 3 scientists were rewarded for their groundbreaking work on a model to predict forest growth in a changing climate. Due to […]