We have representatives from forest research, industry, forest owners and international forest-related organisations.

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Member Organisations

EFI currently has a network of c. 125 member organisations from 38 countries. They broadly represent forest research, industry, forest owners, environmental research and international forest related organisations.

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How to apply

The Board considers applications for admission twice per year. Applications must arrive no later than 1 March or 1 August, to be considered for admission at the respective session.

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Network Fund

EFI Network Fund is a membership initiative that has been running since 2017. The topics of the calls under the Fund related to various networking activities like joint research initiatives, knowledge networking and capacity building.

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Annual Conference

The Associate and Affiliate Members of EFI meet on annual basis at the Annual Conferences. The Associate Members have a right of vote at the Conference and they thus approve matters such as audited financial materials and work plans, and make decisions on the future plans and activities of EFI.

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Have you seen the meet the members blog series?

We want to highlight our member organisations, as our members are the heart and soul of EFI. In our blog series, our members can introduce themselves and share why they joined EFI. 

Membership means more

We regularly send you information on EFI activities and issues related to European forests. We offer grants for scientific visits. We represent the European forest science community on the global and European stages, giving our member organisations a voice at the highest level.