Four ForestValue2 Joint Call projects recommended for funding

Four proposals have been recommended for funding in the recent ForestVAlue2 Joint Call round which has a total available budget of EUR 6.8 million.

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Following the evaluation of the eligible 21 proposals by an international Expert Panel, the consortia recommended for funding are:

  • CRESTIMB – InCREased Service life of innovative TIMber Building systems (FI, IE, IT, NO, PL, SI)
  • TiREX – Framework for smart condition reassessment of Reclaimed Timber to eXtend the service life of long-lived wood products using non-destructive testing and automated data postprocessing (NO, ES, FI, LV, PL, SI)
  • SOSFOR – Unveiling sustainable operating spaces for European forests (IT, DE, ES, NO, RO)
  • IFORPLAN – Innovative spatial forest planning for supporting resilient multifunctional forest management (SI, EE, FI, PL)

Two proposals are dedicated to “Resilient sustainable forest systems and management” and the other two to ‘Sustainable timber building systems’.

All applicants have been individually notified with the results of the selection process.

Note that this list does not represent any commitment for funding on the part of ForestValue2 and could not constitute a ground to claim any expectations concerning the signature of a grant agreement. The final decision on these proposals is subject to the completion of the grant award procedure in line with the timeline indicated in the call for proposals.

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