TREE AND FORESTRY BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
This WG plans to hold an online workshop in January 2023. The last meeting of the Working Group took place online27.9.2021. on the 6.11.2017. 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 13th EPSO Plant Science Seminar – the 19th May 2022 seminar will focus on the “Variation and Sustainability in Forestry”
The 13th European-wide seminar of the series supported 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). On...
EPSO online meeting of the ‘Tree and Forest Biology and Biotechnology’ Working Group on 27.9.2021 – register by 10.9.2021
Building on the discussions from the June meeting, the September meeting of this WG will prepare a statement on research needs, discuss potential proposals to Horizon Europe 2022 calls and prepare a statement on the new EU Forest Strategy. The meeting intends to...
Deforestation of tropical rainforests causes irrecoverable damage to biodiversity in terms of ecosystem and species loss and has long-term negative impact on global and regional climate through increased carbon release into the atmosphere. It is therefore crucial to...
Relevant news from other sources:
Cofund ForestValue – Innovating forest-based bioeconomy: Transnational call for joint European research projects.
Cofund ForestValue – Innovating forest-based bioeconomy: Transnational call for joint European research projects. The indicative total budget is €25 million, deadline for pre-proposals 23 January 2018
New communication adopted on international cooperation for Horizon 2020.
Action needed to safeguard genetic diversity of the world's forests.
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
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 Sunstroem- SLU, SE
Glenn Thorlby – Scion CRI, NZ
Giovanni Vendramin – CNR forestry Inst, IT
Rita Verbylaitè – LAMMC, IT
Marjana Westergren – SFI, SI
Matthias Fladung – Thuenen Inst, DE