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.

Innovation news

July 1, 2021

Mikael Hannus appointed as the new Chair of FTP Board of Directors

Mr Mikael Hannus, Senior Vice-President of Group Innovation, Research and Development at Stora Enso has been elected new Chairperson of FTP Board of Directors. Mikael Hannus is responsible for technology and investments within Stora Enso. That includes developing new biomaterials and chemicals. With a long experience in a variety of technology areas related to biomass […]

July 1, 2021

Lena Ek steps down as Chair of FTP Board of Directors

Former Swedish Minister of Environment and current Chairperson of the Board of Södra Skogsägarna, Lena Ek has been the Chair of FTP Board of Directors since 2016. She is now stepping down and passing on the torch to Mikael Hannus, from Stora Enso. “It has been a fantastic time to be chairing FTP Board. Many […]

June 29, 2021

FTP Call Topics Manual guides you through the Horizon Europe Call topics

To support FTP stakeholders, FTP analyzed the published Work Programmes and identified the Call topics relevant for the forest-based sector. As a result, around 150 Call topics with a budget of € 2,1 billion were identified as relevant or indirectly relevant to the forest-based sector. These relevant Calls topics were mainly found under Pillar II, […]

June 25, 2021

Joint Statement: Draft new EU Forest Strategy: time to consider the opinion of EU forest and forest-based sector

After the leak of the upcoming draft EU Forest Strategy post-2020, FTP and 13 other organizations sent a joint statement to the European Commission to express their concerns. The views expressed by the sector over the last months have not been taken into consideration in the draft. In addition, the calls from the European Parliament […]

June 23, 2021

Horizon Europe Calls for 2020-2021 are now available

On 15 June 2021, the European Commission published the first Horizon Europe Work Programmes gathering the Call topics for 2021-2022 with a budget of € 14,7 billion. This first part falls within the entire approved budget of Horizon Europe amounts to € 95,5 billion for 2021 to 2027. In these first Work Programmes, various Calls […]