ERIFORE builds on a new firm alliance aiming to establish open access distributed forest bioeconomy research infrastructure across Europe enabling scientific discoveries to be transferred to new business models, novel products and services asserting sustainable growth. Our vision is that ERIFORE will realize the European potential to consolidate its place as a world leader in biomass based research and innovations.
Utilisation of forest biomass to new value added products require the combined understanding of the whole development chain, from biomass sourcing, composition, its deconstruction and further conversions to products. Future biorefinery concepts will go beyond of how biomass is used today. This is directly reflected in the infrastructure needs to realize the most up-to-date education, excellent research and new innovations that are required for industrial renewal.
The specific targets of ERIFORE action are: