July 6, 2018

FTP AC meeting exchange of experiences with Textile ETP

The 44th FTP Advisory Committee (AC) meeting took place on 12 June 2018 in Brussels with the attendance of representatives from nine countries, as well as FTP shareholders, research umbrella organizations, and observers from the European Commission. At the meeting, participants discussed the revision of the current FTP Vision document, news from the National Support […]

April 4, 2018

New Chair for FTP Advisory Committee

In the first meeting of 2018, the FTP Advisory Committee (FTP AC) shifted its chairmanship. Torgny Persson, Chair of the Swedish NSG and R&I Director of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation, was unanimously elected by the FTP National Support Groups (NSGs) to take up the role as vice-Chair. At the same time, the Director of the […]

March 14, 2018

Mission-oriented research and innovation in the EU

In February, Professor Mariana Mazzucato published a report on mission-oriented research and innovation in the EU. Written at the request of the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, and as a result of her extensive research, and consultation with internal and external stakeholders, the report provides strategic recommendations on missions and how they can […]

December 21, 2017

43rd FTP AC meeting

The 43rd FTP AC meeting will take place on Thursday 22 March 2018, at the European Forestry House, Brussels. For more information, please contact the  FTP Secretariat: noordelaat@forestplatform.org  

December 21, 2018

National Support Groups

Speeding up forest-based sector innovation at national level ​The National Support Groups (NSGs) are vital focal points for FTP at national level. Typically, they are made up of various forest-based sector stakeholder groups in a specific country and bring together researchers and industry representatives, as well as national financial and governmental bodies.  The role of the […]