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Joint Call 3: Short rotation coppice (2008)

In the framework of ERA-NET Bioenergy, the third joint call was launched on January 2nd 2008 for proposals on the topic Short Rotation Coppice (woody species). Seven countries participated with their national programmes: France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In the end 3 proposals were funded for a total budget of 2.1 million euro. Presentations about the results were held at the final seminar in Helsinki, Feb 7th 2012.

List of funded projects

1. Cost reduction and efficiency improvement of Short Rotation Coppice (CREFF)

Partners:
  • UMR INRA (FR, coordinator)
  • FVA Freiburg (DE)
  • Hochschule für Forstwirtschaft Rottenburg (DE)
  • Institut für Energiewirtschaft und rationelle Energieanwendung, Universität Stuttgart (DE)
  • UNIQUE forestry consultants (DE)

Project website

2. Towards targeted breeding of a European SRC willow crop for diverse environments and future climates (BREDNet-SRC)

Partners:
  • Rothamstead Research (UK, coordinator)
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SE)
  • Uppsala University (SE)
  • Lantmännen/Agroenergi AB (SE)

3. Reducing environmental impacts of SRC through evidence based integrated decision supported tools (Rating-SRC)

Partners:
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SE, coordinator)
  • Chalmers University of Technology (SE)
  • Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut (DE)
  • University of Rostock (DE)
  • Beckmann Institute for Bio-production technology lines (DE)

Project website