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ForBioeconomy gain access to and develop a large knowledge base on sustainable use of biomass, securing forest ecosystem services, and markets for bio-based products, through different activities, networking and collaborations. This knowledge base is spread to policymakers, researchers and the public through activities, reports, scientific papers, newsletters and collaborations. We invite you to contribute to the knowledge base and help disseminate and spread knowledge of the importance of forests in society.


Developing the multi-storey construction market

Wooden multi-storey constructions are beneficial for the climate compared to concrete which is predominately used today. Researchers from Sweden and Finland show that increased awareness about design that can be re-used and circular business models can quicken the market development for wooden constructions. Despite being a fast-moving business, the construction sector has yet to move … Continue reading >>


Beyond the Green Transition – summary

We need to explore new governance methods need to overcome the challenges and also improvements of forest management planning and technology are needed to meet the demand for multiple forest ecosystem services. Those are some of the highlights from the webinar: Beyond the Green Transition held August 29th, 2023. Keynote speakers Dr. Camilla Sandström is … Continue reading >>


App that analyses profitability of harvesting forest residue

The app works in two steps. First the user needs to provide information regarding the stand such as standing volume and tree composition so that the total amount of residues can be estimated. Step two calculates various costs along the production chain of residue including harvesting costs, forwarding, chipping, and transporting. The user provides different … Continue reading >>


Forest Energy Atlas

The online map tool Forest Energy Atlas allows users to explore harvesting potential of energy wood and other assortments in Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It is particularly useful for companies or organizations interested in using biomass in their ventures. The tool is freely available online. The Geographic Information System: Forest Energy Atlas allows … Continue reading >>


Young persons’ view on the future in the forest sector

Young people in transition between adolescence and adulthood are the future mangers and facilitators of the future demands in society. Previous studies show that preferences differ from those of adults. Studies show that young person’s express themselves differently in relation to forests. Young people typically see the forest as a place for recreation, however somewhat … Continue reading >>