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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July 28, 2020

EU leaders agreed on major cuts to the budget of Horizon Europe

The budget of €80.9 billion for the Horizon Europe has been agreed by the EU leaders at a special European Council summit, taking place on 17-21 July 2021 in Brussels, to debate the EU’s long-term budget for 2021-2027 and a post-pandemic recovery plan. This marked a significant cutback in the budget for the R&D programme […]

July 15, 2020

European Commission introducing Energy System Integration as the pathway towards deep decarbonisation of the European economy

The European Commission (EC) has published the EU Strategy for Energy System Integration which provides the framework for the green energy transition across multiple energy carriers, infrastructures, and consumption sectors. Creating smarter and more integrated energy systems will require more innovative initiatives and research-based actions, significant infrastructure investments, as well as a strong cross-sector collaboration […]

May 18, 2020

The European Forest-based Industries Ecosystem calls to be eligible for support by the European Recovery Plan and Industrial Strategy

May 15, 2020

Innovation Fund: FAQs on the upcoming first call for proposals

​ The Innovation Fund is one of the world’s largest funding programmes for demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies. It focuses on: Innovative low-carbon technologies and processes in energy intensive industries, including products substituting carbon intensive ones Carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) Construction and operation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) Innovative renewable energy generation Energy […]

May 7, 2020

What wood you do – to boost the forest bioeconomy? – Share your idea to win ‎€25,000

​ The international innovation competition "What Wood You Do?", organised by the Paper Province, provides a unique opportunity to researchers, organisations and companies to share their innovative ideas on how to boost the forest bioeconomy. FTP’s ten Vision Targets identified in its Vision 2040 and SIRA 2030 was used as a source of inspiration to […]