The objective of the event is to offer the latest information on Horizon 2020 Calls published as drafts on December 11, 2013, with deadlines for submission in late 2014 and 2015. Focus of the event will be on selected topics FTP believes to be of most relevance to the forest-based sector:
(This document will be updated shortly before registration opens and then regularly until the event).
A unique opportunity to meet suitable partners for your projects
Participants will be given the opportunity to present their project ideas or institutional research capacities, as well as to give feedback, support, and supplement each other’s ideas. Such events are often starting points for building consortia and core planning teams in order to submit research and innovation proposals at a later stage. Additionally, participants are invited to present and discuss ideas and proposals for COST Actions. This year's event will explicitly address invitations to industry and stakeholders from other sectors.
Who should participate?
All forest, forestry and forest-based sector related researchers from European Union Member States, Associated countries (Norway, Iceland, Israel etc.) and from third countries (Switzerland, Montenegro, Albania etc.) as they can fully participate in Horizon 2020 projects and the COST Programme.
companies (large, small or medium-sized)
federations and associations
private or public research institutes
…interested in participating in research projects and/or COST Actions are welcome to this partnering event. The activities, competences and interest can range from forest ecology, climate change and forest management to forest-based products and forest-based industry processes including the timber industry, building with wood, the pulp and paper industry and biorefinery.
Invitations will be sent at the beginning of September and registration will open on 9 September 2014.
Forest-based sector Technology Platform
Dr. Jean-Yves Escabasse