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Tools for enhancing access to forest resources in crossborder bioeconomy (KA8041)
Funded by Karelia CBC 2014-2020

Objective of the project

Advanced planning technology has been developed in the forest logistics industry. The project’s aim is to reduce the operation costs of logging activities (forest side), of forest road planning, building and maintenance by promoting the use of new technologies developed in several initiatives, by training the stakeholders and by demonstrating state of the art solution in the sector.

Main activities

- to develop a demo programme for optimizing road network planning and forest roads' maintenance; - to compile a manual with recommendations for cost efficient approach for planning together with a Master Plan for road maintenance; and - to prepare task-level work models for excavator work, which leads to more excavator pilots being efficiently trained, evaluated and tutored at their worksite.


Basic information




2020-01-20 - 2021-12-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

418 174 € / 376 357 €

Lead partner

Business Joensuu Oy
Lead partner web-site


Arbonaut Ltd
Lesnoe bureau Partner LLC
Forest Holding Company
Pohjois-Karjalan Koulutuskuntayhtymä Riveria
Finnish Forest Centre