Ivan Scotti – INRAE, FR; Berthold Heinze – BFW, AT; Elina Oksanen – UEF, FI.


Further development of the Working Group; Contribute to input to the European Commission, eg, DG-AGRI and DG-RTD


The last meeting of the Working Group took place online on 27.9.2021.  The group discussed forestry research in their regions and identified themes to address at a European level and the best mechanisms to implement them. The group is welcoming further members in forestry research across Europe.

EPSO news developed by this WG:

Register for the 24th EPSO Plant Science Seminar – the 15th June 2023 seminar will focus on “Trees – from above, from below, & from within”

The 24th Europe-wide seminar of the series by the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO) and aimed at the Plant Science community and its stakeholders. TTT: The seminar will be held online each third Thursday of the month at three (CET). This time exceptionally...

Contributions from plant research & innovation on the past, present & future of the European Research & Innovation Framework Programmes 2014-2027

EPSO welcomes the European Commission consultation and provides input on the achievements and suggests where improve Horizon Europe and the next Framework Programme (FP) to have a higher impact.  The European Research and Innovation FPs are crucial to enable...

Relevant news from other sources:


Ricardo Alia – INIA-CIFOR, ES

Isabel Allona – CBGP (UPM-INIA/CSIC), ES

Raffaella Maria Balestrini, CNR, IT

Pedro Barros – ITQB, PT

Wout Boerjan – VIB, BE

Maria Caldeira – Univ Lisbon, PT

Jorge Canhoto – Univ. Coimbra, PT

María Teresa Cervera (Maite) – INIA-CIFOR, ES

Ines Chaves, IBET, PT

Sandra Correia – Univ. Coimbra, PT

Maria Eugenio – INIA, ES

Carl Gunnar Fossdal – NIBIO, NO

Alessio  Giovannelli – CNR, IT

Santiago C. Gonzalez-Martinez – INRAE, FR

Berthold Heinze – BFW, AT

Hojka Kraigher – SFI, SI

Elspeth MacRae,  former Scion, NZ

Karin Metzlaff – EPSO

Célia Miguel, ITQB, PT

Ove Nilsson – Umea PSC, SE

Elina Oksanen – Univ. East Fi, FI

Andrea Patocchi, Agroscope, CH

Mariano Perales – CBGP (UPM-INIA/CSIC)), ES

Christophe Plomion – INRAE, FR

Stephanie Robert – Umea PSC, SE

Ivan Scotti – INRAE, FR

Jens Sundström-  SLU, SE

Giovanni Vendramin – CNR forestry Inst, IT

Rita Verbylaitè – LAMMC, IT

Marjana Westergren – SFI, SI


Matthias Fladung – Thuenen Inst, DE