Finnish-Russian Forest Academy extension and piloting (SE688)
Funded by South-East Finland - Russia ENPI 2007-2013
Objective of the project
The overall objective of the project was to continue and expand upon the activities of the completed Finnish-Russian Forest Academy Preparation project (ENPI SE400), with the aim of establishing a Finnish-Russian coordination centre for joint activities between Finland and Russia in education, research and business development in forestry and the forest industry, and with the aim of piloting joint activities.
- To continue developing and strengthening the CONIFER -network by various activities.
At the end of the project, the CONIFER network had 42 members. Network membership policy, membership application, information about the activities and publications distributed are available at www.conifernet.org. The project’s outcomes were, for example, nine research publications, two new research project proposals, a four-module training programme on bioenergy and a study on Russian investments to the foresting sector in Finland.
AcronymFinnish-Russian Forest Academy extension and piloting
Duration2012-12-01 - 2014-11-30
Total Budget / Programme funding483 392 € / 338 373 €
Lead partnerLappeenranta University of Technology
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PartnersSt.Petersburg State Technological University of Plant Polymers
St.Petersburg State Forest Technical University
Natural Resources Institute Finland (former METLA)