Joint Call 2021 (JC 2021)

The ForestValue Research Programme announces the upcoming call for joint European research projects with an indicative total public funding budget of over 7 million €. Projects are supposed to start late 2021/early 2022. The call for proposals is expected to open in January 2021.

The 2nd Joint Call of the ForestValue Research Programme will support basic and applied research and is focussed on solutions how forests and forest-based activities could best contribute to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. This joint transnational call will address the whole forest-based value chain and will produce knowledge to support the best possible use of forests and forest resources as well as to provide multiple benefits for society and the economy. The precise topics are to be defined by the participating funders; however, the topics will be broad and crosscutting and the call will aim to encourage and make best use of cross-sectoral, coherent and integrated perspective (nexus approach).

For further details, please see the call pre-announcement, link available below.

Please note that the information given in the pre-announcement is provisional and subject to change in the official call announcement being published with the call opening.


Links and downloads

ForestValue Joint Call 2021 Pre-Announcement (PDF; published on 23 Sept 2020)


ForestValue Call Office

The administration of the call is led by the ForestValue Call Office on behalf of all the funding partners. General enquiries about the call should be addressed to the call office by the email address .

The email address will reach the following persons:

  • Carina Lemke, Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR)
  • Mika Kallio, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MMM)