SNS has succesfully supported forest research networks for many years. The aim of SNS funded networks is to:
- Increase Northern European regional synergy within forest research by networking and joint utilisation of unique research facilities
- Establish better contact between forest research communities in the Nordic – Baltic Sea region and the North Atlantic region
- Strengthen Northern European forest research and networking in Europe
- Encourage Northern European forest researchers to take part in pan-European and international projects
A network is funded for the duration of 1 year. A self financing component of at least 50% of the total budget of the network is required.
At the moment SNS supports two different kinds of networks: