Our Research

We provide collective science-based insights at European and regional level to support informed policy making.

Sun through the forest
Wooden construction

The Bioeconomy Programme addresses the need for foresight, interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral research at the interface of markets, products, policies and forest resources.

forest meadow

The Resilience Programme investigates all questions relating to the resilience of forests and livelihoods connected to them, namely, global change adaptation, biodiversity and integrated forest management, and resilience at the urban-rural interface.


The Governance Programme conducts research on international trade, sustainable financing, land use, forest-related policies, media & more.


We carry out projects on research issues of pan-European interest with a network of leading experts.

ThinkForest 2015
Science & Policy

We provide support and promote the dissemination of scientifically sound policy-relevant information on forests and forestry. 

AC 2019
Our Members

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