Presas moderates launch of Strategic Research Agenda in EP

News | 10 Jul.2013

Presas moderates launch of Strategic Research Agenda in EP

The Forest-based Sector presents its revised Vision for 2030 and renewed Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for 2020 in the European Parliament

A lunch debate was organised by the Forest-based Technology Platform (FTP) in the European Parliament on 9 July, hosted by MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho, to discuss the renewed ‘Vision 2030’ and revised ‘Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda 2020’ (SRA) for the forest-based sector.

During the event the potential of research and innovation in the European forest-based sector to create economic growth and to provide solutions to societal challenges, was discussed and debated. In his introductory speech Antonio di Giulio (European Commission) pointed out the importance of forestry and the woodworking and paper industries in the bio-economy.

Click on the following link for the full press release: http://www.forestplatform.org/en/revised-ftp-sra-2020-presented-and-discussed-in-european-parliament