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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Public Consultation on new Research & Innovation Agenda now open

The first Consultation on a revised Strategic Research Agenda is now open to all forest-based sector stakeholders. The new SRA will provide a roadmap to achieve the 10 Vision Targets set out in the Vision 2040, launched in November 2018.
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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.

Public Consultation on new Research & Innovation Agenda now open

The first Consultation on a revised Strategic Research Agenda is now open to all forest-based sector stakeholders. The new SRA will provide a roadmap to achieve the 10 Vision Targets set out in the Vision 2040, launched in November 2018.

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.

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October 22, 2020

European Commission adopted its 2021 work programme

The Commission has adopted its 2021 work programme, designed to make Europe healthier, fairer and more prosperous, while accelerating its long-term transformation into a greener economy, fit for the digital age. It contains new legislative initiatives across all six headline ambitions of President von der Leyen’s Political Guidelines and follows her first State of the […]

October 13, 2020

The forest-based sector kicks off stakeholder consultation on R&I priorities

In light of its 10 Vision Targets for 2040 and the Strategic research and innovation agenda 2030 of the forest-based sector (SIRA 2030), FTP is actively working on prioritising the research and innovation (R&I) topics of the sector. This prioritisation process aims to create opportunities for high-impact R&I projects; collect innovative ideas and research questions; […]

October 13, 2020

The contribution of the EU Forest-based industries to the 2050 climate neutrality objective

In 2019, the European Forest-based Industries (FBI) jointly presented their vision of the European society in 2050, a vision of sustainable choices for a climate-friendly future, and the essential role that they can play in achieving the EU’s climate neutrality objective by 2050. A new study, “Climate effects of the forest-based sector in the European […]

October 9, 2020

European Parliament gave a greenlight to an ambitious and self-standing post-2020 European Forest Strategy

In a recent plenary session, the European Parliament has adopted the COM AGRI Report prepared by MEP Petri Sarvamaa on the new “European Forest Strategy – the way forward”. The EU should promote forest management models that seek to ensure forests are environmentally, societally and economically sustainable, MEPs said on Thursday. According to the MEPs, […]

September 28, 2020

Joint statement: The New EU Forest Strategy: 3 reasons to endorse the committee report

Ahead of the European Parliament’s vote on the report “The European Forest Strategy – The way forward” planned for next week, the EU forest and forest-based sector would like to share three reasons why the report voted in the AGRI committee should be supported. In our opinion, the report provides the upcoming EU Forest Strategy […]