Objectives

SIMWOOD's overall goal is to promote collaborative wood mobilisation in the context of multifunctional forest management across European forest regions.

The project focuses on seven general objectives:

  • Understand the current and future motivations of forest owners
  • Promote forest governance and joint action of stakeholders
  • Develop multifunctional forest management adapted to forest types
  • Integrate forest ecosystem services while minimizing environmental impacts
  • Establish improved adapted forest harvesting techniques
  • Demonstrate collaborative regional initiatives and solutions
  • Recommend tailor-made instruments to policymakers
  • Encourage broad outreach and exploitation in EU regions

SIMWOOD's main output is the ‘SIMWOOD Mobiliser’, a novel, cross-regional, pan-European monitoring and policy support information system with modern communication tools for targeted outreach to forest owners and other stakeholders.

Find us from

EU flag
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 613762.