September 14, 2017

Joint Call will fund networking activities among Nordic forest and agro sectors

The Joint Call NKJ-SNS Networks, launched by the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) together with Nordic Forest Research (SNS), is calling for proposal applications for networking activities that foster cross-sectorial cooperation among stakeholders from the forest and agricultural sectors in the Nordic countries. The network grants are for a period of 1-2 […]

Did you know… … that Climate-KIC grants initiatives dedicated to tackling climate change?

Breakthrough business ideas with substantial impact on climate change mitigation and adaptation find funding opportunities in the various budget lines of Climate-KIC. Under the thematic priority Sustainable Land-Use, Climate-KIC currently supports 16 research projects and start-ups that carry out forest-related innovation activities to reduce carbon emissions, substitute fossil-based materials or adapt to the impacts of […]

September 13, 2017

Impact matters for success in the competitive Calls of the BBI JU Call 2017

During the BBI InfoDay and Brokerage Event that took place in Brussels on 28 April 2017, the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) delivered a strong message on the increasing importance of describing the impact of research proposals submitted in the competitive Calls of the BBI JU Call 2017. Providing convincing statements to explain how […]

December 31, 2018

Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking

BBI JU FTP played a key advisory role in establishing the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) between the EU and its partner representing industry, Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), designed to support the coherent development of Europe’s biobased economy. After the successful completion and positive results of the EU-funded research project […]

December 27, 2018

FTP Database

A resourceful tool to track the progress of the sector’s research and innovation agenda ​The FTP database is a comprehensive open source data infrastructure that compiles ongoing and concluded research and innovation activities carried out within the European forest-based sector, as well as providing details of relevant funding opportunities. Recently updated, with a more user-friendly […]

February 15, 2018

Funding Opportunities

Unlocking the sector’s innovation potential   Aiming at a more inclusive and transparent relationship with civil society, both the European Commission and the Member States encourage their active participation in various stakeholder groups, to help shape policies and investment plans, including the funding for research and innovation. Within FTP, the European forest-based sector finds a […]