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 EFINORD-SNS networks is open!


The network call is announced jointly by Nordic Forest Research (SNS) and the North European Regional Office of European Forest Institute (EFINORD).


The aim of the joint EFINORD-SNS network call is to increase interactions within forest research, industry and politics in the North European region, preferably with a cross-disciplinary approach by networking, workshops, seminars and joint utilization of research facilities. The networks should cover topics within sustainable forest management of Nordic interest, including for example dissemination of research results or providing of research based policy advice for a sustainable future.


Deadline for submission is Thursday, June 1st 2017


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 efinord@efi.int before June 1st.


Call announcements

NKJ-SNS Networks:
Call will be announced in the end of January 2019

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