Talltimmer. Photo: Mats Hannerz


SNS supports research related to forestry, forests and other wooded land, the utilisation of wood and other wood products, as well as the non-commercial value of forests. Funding from SNS is seed money and always require additional funding, typically from national sources or other programmes. SNS will give financial support to the following types of research collaboration:


Call for joint NKJ-SNS networks is open

The network call is announced jointly by the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) and Nordic Forest Research (SNS).

The aim of the joint call is to promote Nordic cross-sectorial collaboration among researchers and stakeholders from the forest and agricultural sectors by networking activities.

The total budget of the call is 800 000 SEK and the applied amount should be approximately 100.000 – 250.000 SEK per network. A self-financing component of at least 50% of the total budget of the network is required.

Find out more about the call here.

How to apply
Download the new application form from google drive here, fill it in and submit to sns@slu.se and hansson.nkj@slu.se before April 24th.


Call announcements

NKJ-SNS Networks:
Call will be announced in the end of January 2017

Call will be announced in March 2017

Research projects:
Next call will come up in summer 2018

Virtual centres of Advanced Research (CAR):
Next call will come up in summer 2020