Forests, Global Change and Bioeconomy (BORFOR) – UEF International Top Level Research Area

(Leaders: prof. Heli Peltola, School of Forest Sciences and prof. Riitta Julkunen-Tiitto (until 31.12.2018), Dept. of Environmental and Biological Sciences, UEF)

BIOBM Business models of born globals in a forest-based bioeconomy

01.01.2017 - 31.12.2021
The project funded by Academy of Finland studies business models of born global companies in a forest-based bioeconomy. The project challenges the forest sector's traditional way of thinking and analyses companies that offer novel bioeconomy products and services and that are targeting the networ...

Physical and virtual exposition of forest bioeconomy

finished. 01.05.2019 - 30.06.2021
The project is funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The project is implemented by University of Eastern Finland, Natural Resources Institute Finland, Metsähallitus, Finnish Forest Museum Lusto,
Savonlinna Summer University

Biomass Production

Part of the School of Forest Sciences, the Research Group of Biomass Production studies sustainable approaches to produce biomass for the growing bioeconomy. Intensive forestry and plantations have the potential to deliver large amounts of biomass as well as additional ecosystem services related ...

Bioeconomy for Upper Secondary Schools

01.12.2018 - 31.12.2020
Bioeconomy for Upper Secondary Schools Project aims at enhancing participating students’ and teachers’ understanding on bioeconomy-related issues and to build multidisciplinary learning environments that promote cooperation between upper secondary schools, higher education institutions and other ...


Sustainable, climate-neutral and resource-efficient forest-based bioeconomy