Collaborations within the EU

The Swedish Forest Industries Federation is a driving force in several European partnerships for an increased focus on forest-related research that benefit the bio-economic development.

FTP - Forest-based Sector Technology Platform is a European co-operation for forestry research with a long-term vision of a sustainable and biobased society. Swedish Lena Ek, president of Södra, is chairman of the FTP.

CEPI - The Confederation of European Paper Industies, represents the European pulp and paper industry in 19 countries. Research and innovation is one of the issues CEPI drifting towards the EU.

Cei-Bois - The European Confederation of woodworking industries is the Organization backing the interests of the whole industrial European wood sector. Research and innovation is one of the issues Cei-Bois drifting towards the EU.

Horizon 2020 is the world's largest investment in research and innovation and has a total budget of around 80 billion euros. One of the initiatives under Horizon's Bio-based Industries.

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international scientific institute, conducting research within the area of environmental challenges that are too big or complex for one academic discipline or country. Swedish participation is coordinated by Formas.