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1 3 November 20051 Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform

2 3 November 2005 2 For the 7th R&D Framework Programme, EU Commision has created a new tool, Technology Platform, characterised by Shared vision Long-term perspective (2030) Major challenges Technology Platform – A new tool

3 3 November 2005 3 Vision document (stage 1) Shared Vision Key Challenges Strategic Objectives Strategic Research Agenda, including plan for funding (stage 2) Implementation (stage 3) Key deliverables of a Technology Platform

4 3 November 2005 4 Some 30 proposals for TP exist, all of them aiming at influencing the EU research programmes. What is expected from the stakeholders? Active participation Commitment to the shared vision and support of the SRA and its implementation Technology Platforms – strong competition

5 3 November 2005 5 EU Framework Programmes (FP) for Research and Development Run in five years period Several instruments for project funding Now the 6th R&D FP (2002-2006), 17 bill. euros Next the 7th R&D FP (2007-2013), proposed budget 73 bill.euros

6 3 November 2005 6 Funding mechanisms FP7 2007-2013 73 B EUR European Research Council Joint European Technology Initiatives JETI (5-6) TP Evaluation Technology platforms (~ 32) Integrated projects Infrastructures Basic research etc. TP FTP TP National public funding Industry funding EIB, banks Etc.

7 3 November 2005 7 CEI-Bois 1, CEPF 2 and CEPI 3 have started a project to set up a Technology Platform for the forest-based sector. Objectives of the project: Organise the production of a vision document which includes e.g. common vision for the sector, challenges and strategic goals. Mobilise key stakeholders to participate in the process. Organise the development of the Strategic Research Agenda and other deliverables. Planning the implementation stage. Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) 1 European Confederation of Woodworking Industries 2 Confederation of European Forest Owners 3 Confederation of European Paper Industries

8 3 November 2005 8 Areas of Forest-Based Sector

9 3 November 2005 9 FTPs process schedule

10 3 November 2005 10 Is of a broad private and public interest. Concerns all EU-countries. Needs to interlink different parts of the forest- based sector. Is characterised by long and complicated supply chains from tree to consumer. Requires access to a multiplicity of competencies and experiences. Why a technology platform? The sector

11 3 November 2005 11 FTP aims at Meeting the multifunctional demands on forest resources and their sustainable management. Strengthening competitiveness. Strengthening position as the global technology leader. Promoting sustainability - a competitive advantage for the forest-based sector. Carrying out more efficient R&D.

12 3 November 2005 12 The European Forest-Based Sector Vision for 2030 The European forest-based sector plays a key role in a sustainable society. It comprises a competitive, knowledge-based industry that fosters the extended use of renewable forest resources. It strives to ensure its societal contribution in the context of a bio-based, customer-driven and globally competitive European economy.

13 3 November 2005 13 Strategic objectives of the FTP Meeting the multifunctional demands on forest resources and their sustainable management. Enhancing availability and use of forest bio- mass for products and energy. Development of intelligent and efficient manufacturing processes, including reduced energy consumption. Development of innovative products for changing markets and customer needs.

14 3 November 2005 14 Strategic objectives of the FTP Establishing a more efficient innovation system, including a better-structured research community with higher efficiency. Deepening the sectors scientific basis, including taking advantage of emerging sciences. Establishing education and training schemes that meet high requirements. Improving communication with the public and policy makers.

15 3 November 2005 15 Key benefits of FTP Engages all key stakeholders and provides a forum for public-private dialogue and partnership. Facilitates targeted investments in research and development. Mobilizes and focuses existing research and development capabilities, thereby fostering a more efficient approach to innovation. Stimulates coordination of European and national research agendas. Supports the ongoing development of a relevant knowledge base for the sector. Contributes to the overall growth of the EU economy.

16 3 November 2005 16 Europe and FTP Global strength – Europe in the lead Political support necessary for FTP success Improved cooperation between EU- countries Coordination with national research agendas Co-funding

17 3 November 2005 17 Organisation High Level Group Project Management Advisory Committee National Support Groups Scientific Council Education & training Funding, structure and coordination Strategic Research Agenda Communication Implementation

18 3 November 2005 18 High level group: Björn Hägglund, chairman Bo Borgström, CEI-Bois, chairman of the board Giuseppe Fedrigoni, Cartiere Fedrigoni S.p.A Tomasz Lucjan, Steico SA Antti Sahi, MTK Natalie Hufnagl, CEPF Filip de Jaeger, CEI-Bois Teresa Presas, CEPI Lars Gädda, M-real Yves Birot Advisory Committee: Lars Gädda, M-real, chairman Scientific Council Yves Birot, chairman Management Claes-Göran Beckeman, SCA, project director Kari Luukko, FFIF, project secretary Organisation

19 3 November 2005 19 High Level Group (HLG) Decision body of the FTP Steers the activities of the platform. The HLG comprises industry representatives through the confederations, chairmen of the Advisory Committee and of the Scientific Council, and EC representatives as observers.

20 3 November 2005 20 Advisory Committee (AC) Secure that the industrial stakeholders and forest owners views and needs are presented in the Vision document and Strategic research agenda in a meaningful way Secure the interlink between national support groups and the project Responsible for supervising and controlling the work of Project group Reports to High level group

21 3 November 2005 21 Scientific Council (SC) Links the platform to the research society at large. Plays a key role in defining future challenges and establishing the Strategic Research Agenda. Its members competencies reflect the core sciences and technologies in the sector as well as enabling technologies.

22 3 November 2005 22 Scientific Council (SC): Composition Chairman: Professor Yves Birot, France Forestry and forest sciences: Dr. Risto Paivinen, Director of EFI (European Forest Institute), Finland. Prof. Giuseppe Scarascia-Mugnozza, University of Tuscia, Italy Prof. Piotr Paschalis-Jakubowicz, Warsaw Agricultural University, Poland. Wood science and technology: Dr. Daniel Guinard, Chairman of INNOVAWOOD and Director General of the institute CTBA, Technical Center for Wood and Furniture, France. Prof. Arno Frühwald, Bundesforschungsanstalt für Forst und Holzwirtschaft, Hamburg, Germany Prof. Jostein Byhre Baardsen, Norsk Treteknisk Institutt, Norway Pulp and paper science and technology: Prof. Angeles Blanco, Dto. De Ingenieria Química, Facultad de Químicas, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain Prof. Wolfgang Bauer, Institut für Papier-, Zellstoff- und Fasertechnik der Technischen Universität, Graz, Austria Dr. Stefan Bohacek, Head of the pulp & paper research Institute, Slovakia Bio-energy Mr. Kevin Healion, Tipperary Institute, Ireland Biotechnology: Dr. Björn Sundberg, SLU, Umeå, Head of the Plant Science Center, Sweden Information technology Prof. Risto Ritala, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

23 3 November 2005 23 National Support Groups (NSG) Secure that the key stakeholders are represented in the national group. Formulate the member countrys views and comments to draft project documents. Introduce and inform about the FTP in its country, e.g. contacts with the high level authorities, public financiers etc., and do active lobbying work Coordinate national agendas

24 3 November 2005 24 FTPs National Support Groups Established Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom Under establishment Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia

25 3 November 2005 25 FTP Strategic Research Agenda - timetable

26 3 November 2005 26 Development of the SRA NSG Individuals via website June 15 Bottom-up collection of research needs Forestry Pulp and paper Wood products Bioenergy Specialities and new businesses …… 17 + European prioritisation by value chain WGs Sept 15 SRA team Putting together the SRA Nov 9-10 WHAT? WHO? WHEN? RESULTInputsR&D theme proposals Structure Strategic objectives R&D themes SRA Dec Project management team Finalising SRA

27 3 November 2005 27 Specialities/ New businesses Forestry Pulp and paper products Wood products Bioenergy EnergyCompeti- tiveness Consu- mers SocietyEnviron- ment VALUE CHAINS IMPACT DIMENSIONS Development matrix of Strategic Research Agenda

28 3 November 2005 28 SRA: European value chain working groups Leaders and secretariats Forestry Leader: Dr. Risto Päivinen, EFI Co-leader: prof. Eduardo Rojas Briales, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain Secretariat: Ms. Leena Roihuvuo, EFI Pulp and Paper Leader: Dr. Ilkka Kartovaara, StoraEnso, Finland Co-leader: prof. Angeles Blanco, University of Madrid, Spain Secretariat: Dr. Werner Förster, PTS, Germany Wood products Leader: Dr. Helmuth Neuner, Austria Co-leader: Mr. Matti Sihvonen, Finnforest, Finland Co-leader: prof. Daniel Guinard, CTBA, France Secretariat: Dr. Andreas Kleinschmit, CEI-Bois Bioenergy Leader: prof. Kai Sipilä, VTT, Finland Co-leader: Dr. Erik Ling, Sveaskog, Sweden Secretariat: Dr. Paterson McKeough, VTT, Finland Specialities/New businesses Leader: Dr. Haio Harms, Lenzing AG, Austria Co-leader: Dr. Antonio Pizzi, Professor of Industrial Chemistry, Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy, France Secretariat: Dr. Peter Axegård, STFI-Packforsk (see the full list of group members on the website)see the full list of group members on the website

29 3 November 2005 29 Impact Coordinators Society – Niels Elers Koch, Danish Centre for Forest, Landscape and Planning, Denmark Energy – Markku Karlsson, UPM-Kymmene, Finland Environment – Arno Frühwald, University of Hamburg, Germany Competitiveness – Jukka Kilpeläinen, Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Finland Consumers – Willem Emmen, SCA, the Netherlands

30 3 November 2005 30 SRA writing team Risto Päivinen, Forestry Ilkka Kartovaara, Value Chain, Pulp & Paper Andreas Kleinschmit, Value Chain, Wood Products Paterson McKeough, Value Chain, Bioenergy Klaus Niemelä, Value Chain, New Businesses Birte Schmetjen, CEPF, representative of the Communications Group Lennart Eriksson, project management

31 3 November 2005 31 Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform SRA will be publicly presented on 9-10 November 2005 in the European Forest-based Sector Research Forum

32 3 November 2005 32 Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform Updated information on the FTPs web-site:

33 3 November 2005 33 The European Forest-Based Sector Vision for 2030 The European forest-based sector plays a key role in a sustainable society. It comprises a competitive, knowledge-based industry that fosters the extended use of renewable forest resources. It strives to ensure its societal contribution in the context of a bio-based, customer-driven and globally competitive European economy.

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