SSH opportunities in ForestValue2 joint call
Published on: 29/06/2023
01 September 2023 at 13:00 (CET)
Short Call Abstract:
The aim of the Joint Call is to support a transnational collaborative systems approach that will produce knowledge to support the best possible use of forests and forest resources balancing the multiple
benefits for society, climate, environment and the economy.
The call is divided into two main themes from which applicants can choose:
Theme 1 – Resilient sustainable forest systems and management
Applicants should describe how the expected project results will be relevant to improved sustainable forest management that lead to resilient forest ecosystems mitigating the effects of climate change, enhancing biodiversity and ecosystem services. The proposal should describe how it will contribute to SDGs and carbon neutrality in the EU, particularly in the period up to 2050.
Theme 2 – Sustainable timber building systems
Applicants should focus on innovative structural timber building systems, displacement of high embedded energy material, consequential substitution effects and full life cycle assessment of environmental, social, and economic impacts of wood-based materials. Behavioural attitudes, organisational structures, policy and regulation, integrating cascading, circular and recycling wood principles, and sustainability must also be considered as appropriate.
SSH aspects (keywords/disciplines):
Disciplines may include but are not limited tо Sociology, Economics, Business, Law, etc.
Specific participation requirements (optional):
Consortia must include at least three independent legal entities applying for funding from three different countries with funding agencies participating in the Joint Call.
Innovative forms of cooperation are expected, (i.e. interdisciplinary research and implementation across disciplinary boundaries of forest-related sciences, which deliver meaningful cooperation between biophysical/natural and social scientists).
In addition to the general rules, please check “Specific National Rules” at the end of call document.
Finland, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain