Selected – 2016

Transnational joint call for proposals on “Sustainable forests for the society of the future” Processing through ERA-NET Sumforest

The call focuses on basic and applied research to inform policy decisions regarding multifunctional forestry and also addresses research issues spanning the whole value chain from forest management to product and service development.
Three research areas have been put forth for this call for proposals (see call text on :

  • 1. Comparative assessment of the sustainability performance of renewable and non-renewable raw material-based value chains to inform policy decisions.
  • 2. Risk resilient forest management - Adapting forest management regimes which incorporate risk assessment related to potential climate change impacts to inform policy decisions.
  • 3. Investigation, appraisal and evaluation of trade-offs related to the provision of forest ecosystem services to inform policy decisions.

Only the two first themes (1 and 2) are eligible for funding for French applicants.

Those participating via a funded consortium will be funded by his or her national partner organisation. A total amount of up to € 9.1 million has been allocated by funding partners from Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Tunisia for this call.

Opening : 2016-03-29 at 14:10 CEST
Application Deadline : 2016-06-17 at 15:00 CEST

General information and contacts :
The project must be submitted by the coordinating partner in electronic form on the following website ( , by the deadline for submission.

Contact :

Emmanuelle Lemaire
+33 (0)1 73 54 82 75


Consult the upcoming and current calls of the portal

The portal centralises all information on calls for proposals and calls for applications from ADEME, ANR, Inserm including ANRS, Anses and INCa. It provides a simplified access to upcoming and ongoing calls, giving a greater visibility to funding opportunities. Following their closing date, the calls remain published for a few months.


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