October 31, 2023

Exploring EU R&I funding opportunities: FTP and Xylofutur Partnering Event

On October 16th, FTP, in collaboration with its French member Xylofutur, organized a whole day Partnering Event in Bordeaux, back-to-back with the WoodRise Congress. The aim was to bring potential partners together to discuss common interests for future EU projects and to help FTP’s stakeholders to build competitive consortia, able to take home some of […]

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 […]

November 14, 2019

FTP CONFERENCE 2019, Helsinki

Date: 27 November 2019Time: 09:00 – 17:00h Venue: Dipoli, Aalto University, Espoo (Helsinki) Foresight 20/20 as the European forest-based sector launches its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SIRA) 2030 While European forests continue to grow at an exponential rate, pressure grows on European policymakers to take the lead to prevent climate change. Large industry sectors, […]

November 27, 2018

FTP welcomes Noor de Laat as Communications and Project Officer

FTP is pleased to introduce Ms. Noor de Laat, who joined our team at the beginning of October as Communications and Project Officer. She replaces Thais Mattos who left FTP and Brussels in September, to pursue a new career in Germany. Noor graduated from Wageningen University in the Netherlands with a master’s degree in Forest and Nature Conservation. She […]

July 6, 2018

FTP joins new EU project

The European wood processing industries and the waste management sector have joined forces to increase expertise of wood waste collection and recycling in the construction sector.  WoodCircus is a joint project initiative of FTP and 17 European research organizations and companies. Led by VTT (Finland), the project will evaluate the sector’s efficiency and recycling performance, […]

June 28, 2018

FTP Conference 2018

SAVE THE DATE 20 November 2018 – VIENNA​  FTP Conference Vision 2040: The future role of the forest bioeconomy in Europe International speakers will discuss the future: *Bioeconomy * Sustainable Development Goals * Research and Innovation needs of the Forest-based Sector in Europe Programme highlights: * A new FTP Vision for 2040 * The next EU Research Budget, Horizon Europe Prepare […]

March 14, 2018

Bioeconomy-related ETPs meet with European Commission

On 28 February, nine European Technology Platforms (ETPs) operating within the bioeconomy and food value chain came together, on the invitation of the European Commission (EC), DG RTD – Directorate General for Research and Innovation. The main objective of the meeting was for the EC to gather input from the ETPs on common future research […]

March 1, 2018

EU Raw Materials 2050: Roadmap to Success

The final conference of the VERAM project, Brussels, 17 April 2018 The final conference of the VERAM project – Vision and Roadmap for European Raw Materials in 2050 – will take place in Brussels on 17 April 2018. Join us for the launch of this far-reaching research and innovation vision and roadmap for 2050, and […]

November 16, 2017

Welcome Cocktail European Paper Week

At the start of European Paper Week  FTP and CEPI host a Welcome Cocktail for special invitees. Mr Sylvain Lhôte, Director General of CEPI, Ms Lena Ek, Chairperson of the Board of FTP and Chairperson of the Board of Södra and Mr Johan Elvnert, Managing Director of FTP will welcome their guests at the Radisson Blu Royal, Rue du Fosse-aux-Loups 47, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium  […]

November 15, 2017

42nd FTP Advisory Committee meeting

The 42nd  FTP Advisory Committee meeting will take place in Brussels on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 Please confirm your attendance to Ms Noor de Laat, noor.delaat@forestplatform.org Date: Tuesday, 28 November 2017 Time: 10:30 – ca. 14:00 (Brussels time), sandwiches will be servedVenue: European Forestry House, Rue du Luxembourg 66, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium