Final T4E Event: 10 June, 2021

TECH4EFFECT Co-ordinator and Head of Research of Forest and Forest Resources from the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), Rasmus Astrup,  will host the project’s final event on Thursday, 10 June, 2021 from 9:00-12:00 noon. The event will address the highlights of the project and a panel event will be held to discuss the outlook for emerging opportunities in the forest sector through digitalisation. Register HERE.

09:00 – 09:20: Welcome and introduction

Rasmus Astrup, NIBIO

9:20 – 11:00 TECH4EFFECT highlights

Importance of intensified forest management and role of mechanization

Johanna Routa, LUKE

Improvements in timber harvesting
Gernot Erber, BOKU

Reducing environmental impact from forest operations
Bruce Talbot, NIBIO

SILVISMART – a new tool for evaluating forest harvesting performance
Niels Strange, UCPH

Sustainability, knowledge and technologies for Europe’s forests of the future
Diana Tuomasjukka, EFI

11:00 – 11:15 BREAK

11:15 – 12:00 Panel discussion: Future opportunities for digitalisation and mechanisation of forest operations


Dirk Jaeger (University of Göttingen), Karl Stampfer (BOKU), Raffaele Spinelli (CNR IVALSA) and Antti Asikainen (LUKE).

This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 720757.