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Group photo - Forest WS - 5th February 2019


On 5th February 2019, 32 experts of the forest-based sector from all over Europe met in Brussels to participate in a workshop on international cooperation in research and innovation for the future European forest-based sector. The workshop was organized by the SCAR SWG Forest and supported by CASA.

The overall aim of the workshop was to create an opportunity for open discussions on the topic of international cooperation on forest research and innovation and its possibilities to help the forest-based sector responding to increasing environmental challenges and societal demands. After eight presentations from experts of various organizations and backgrounds (such as umbrella organizations in the forest-based sector...

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development




The presentations of the SCAR National meeting in Poland, taken place in14 November 2018 - Warsaw, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, are now available...

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The Cofund ERA-NET SusAn is preparing a joint call for research proposals, together with the ERA-NETs ‘FACCE ERA-GAS’ (“Greenhouse gas mitigation”) and ‘ICT Agri2’ (“ICT and robotics”). Launch of the call: October 2018.

See the pre-announcement of the call at:

Final Report study ERA NET and COST

SCAR Forest has released a report on impact assessment of past and existing ERA-Nets and COST Actions within and related to the European forest-based sector. Its findings contribute to the scope and role of the SCAR strategic group for forests and forestry research and innovation (R&I).


See the document
(Report available in "Strategic...