November 20, 2017

Innovation in the forest-based sector, from idea to practice

Hosted by FTP and the Estonian National Support Group (NSG), the FTP stakeholder seminar, as part of the Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) flagship conference, held in Tallinn on Tuesday October 24, was a great opportunity to meet with Estonian stakeholders and to bring more attention to the forest-based sector, under the Estonian presidency.   Participants from academic institutions, […]

October 17, 2017

Registration open for the FTP seminar in Tallinn

Innovation in the forest-based sector: from idea to practice Register now for the stakeholders’ seminar “Innovation in the forest-based sector: from idea to practice” hosted by FTP and NSG Estonia, as part of the flagship conference under the Estonian presidency of the EU Council: Nature-based Solutions: From Innovation to Common Use. Estonia is a forest-rich […]

September 13, 2017

Take the chance of presenting at the upcoming EU-presidency event in Estonia

FTP has been assisting the Ministry of the Environment of Estonia with input to the conference Nature-based Solutions: From Innovation to Common-use (NBS 2017), a flagship event of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which will take place on 24-26 October 2017, in Tallinn. ​The conference programming board has now launched […]

Save the date! FTP event on 24 October in Tallinn

Estonia is a forest-rich country that has seen the impact of research and innovation reshaping its forest- and wood-based business over the past decades. Meet the forestry experts, industry leaders and funding providers behind this transformation at the FTP seminar, Innovation in the forest-based sector: from idea to practice, on 24 October 2017, in Tallinn, […]

January 3, 2019

NSG Estonia

The forest-based sector in Estonia Estonia is a country rich in forests. Over the last five decades its stock has grown significantly, and today around 50% of Estonian territory is covered by forests spanning an area of 2.2 million hectares. Of this total, 75% are commercial forests and 25% fulfil environmental and nature protection functions.  […]

August 21, 2017

The forest-based sector in Estonia

Abundant local forest resources and relevant know-how provided the foundation for a well-developed, competitive and innovative Estonian forest-based sector. Its added value of production increased by 6.9% in 2015, which is considerably faster than the growth of the overall economy and the manufacturing industry. The forest and wood sectors combined play a significant role in […]