”As well as reinforcing Europe's science base, Horizon 2020 will support industrial leadership, with actions to make Europe a more attractive place for businesses to invest in research and innovation. It will also help tackle important societal challenges like resource efficiency and the bio-economy“, commented Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research and Innovation, in her video message for the CEPI Annual Meeting held on 14 November 2012 in Brussels.
EFI's Annual Conference 2013 will be held in the Palais des congrès, Nancy, France, on 23-27 September 2013.
European Forest Institute (EFI) celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. The 20th Annual Conference will be held in Nancy, France, on 23–27 September 2013.The event stretches for the whole week with various side-events taking place before and after the main conference. The National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), AgroParisTech – ENGREF, the University of Lorraine, ECOFOR, Grand Nancy, La Région Lorraine, and the Central European Regional Office and the Observatory for European Forests (EFICENT-OEF) are the local hosts for this exciting event.