CEPF has been a partner to a number of projects funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme and Horizon2020 Programme. We strived to ensure that the results of the research would be used and would be beneficial for family forest owners. CEPF has contributed to the following projects:

Ongoing projects:


Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in Europe (SINCERE) is a four-year project funded through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. From 2018 to 2022, SINCERE will develop novel policies and new business models by connecting knowledge and expertise from practice, science and policy, across Europe and beyond.

Past projects:


Activating private forest owners to increase forest fuel supply. Read more here.


Novel Mobile Sonication Process for Local Valorisation of Lignocellulosic Forest Materials to Produce Valuable Chemicals. Read more here.


Sustainable forest management as a tool to prevent unwanted forest fires. Read more here.


Improving the sustainable use of Europe's forests. Read more here.


Increasing Sustainability of European Forests: Modelling for Security against Invasive Pests and Pathogens under Climate Change. Read more here.


Mobile Microwave Pyrolysis Plant turns Biomass into Fuel Locally. Read more here.


New Ways to Value and Market Forest Externalities. Read more here.

Weevil STOP

Development of a cost-effective and sustainable insecticide-free plant protection method, eliminating widespread catastrophic damage in the forestry caused by the pine weevil Hylobius abietis. Read more here.