Granted applications

For the Tandem Forest Values 2019 call, 45 applications were received. The following nine of those were granted:

Multifunctional, high performance cellulose-based substrates for photovoltaics and optoelectronics

  • Jaana Vapaavuori, Aalto University, Department of Chemistry and Materials Science, Finland
  • Tiffany Abitbol, RISE Bioscience and Materials, Sweden
  • Kati Miettunen, Aalto University, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystem, Finland

Granted amount: 500 000 € 

Bioplastics and wax esters from wood through co-culture of bacteria and yeast

  • Yvonne Nygård, Chalmers University of Technology, Division of Industrial Biotechnology, Sweden
  • Suvi Santala, Tampere University, Finland

Granted amount: 408 000 € 

Building up wood construction markets with consumer knowledge, industrial and municipal strategies

  • Ritva Toivonen, University of Helsinki, Forest Sciences, Finland
  • Anders Roos, SLU, Sweden
  • Katja Lähtinen, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Finland

Granted amount: 399 000 € 

MAINTAIN: Managing uncertainty in sustainable forestry

  • Kyle Eyvindson, Finland, Natural Resources Institute Helsinki, Finland
  • Karin Öhman, SLU, Sweden

Granted amount: 390 000 € 

Sawing Optimization via Deep Learning and Multi-instrument Imaging

  • Lassi Roininen, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, Computational and Process Engineering, Finland
  • Ozan Öktem, Sweden, KTH, Sweden
  • Andreas Hauptmann, University of Oulu, Finland

Granted amount: 562 000 € 

Making the right choice – Impact of genetics on productivity of Norway spruce in a changing climate

  • Lasse Tarvainen, Göteborgs Universitet, Inst. för biologi och miljövetenskap
  • Annikki Mäkelä, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Curt Almqvist, Skogforsk, Sweden

Granted amount: 352 000 €

Mixed-forest Management: Diversity to forests and bioeconomy (ManDi)

  • Saija Huuskonen, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Natural Resources unit, Finland
  • Urban Nilsson, SLU, Sweden
  • Jari Hynynen, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Finland
  • Emma Holmström, SLU, Sweden

Granted amount: 277 000 € 

Development of methods for describing the impact sound insulation in wooden floors

  • Kirsi Jarnerö, RISE, Building Technology, Sweden
  • Andreas Linderholt, Linnaeus University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sweden
  • Valtteri Hongisto, Turku University of Applied Science, Finland

Granted amount: 598 000 € 

Estimating Forest Resources and Quality-related Attributes Using Automated Methods and Technologies

  • Antero Kukko, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute FGI, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, Finland
  • Johan Holmgren, SLU, Sweden
  • Juha Hyyppä, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute FGI, Finland

Granted amount: 599 000 €