Project aims to foundation of a new Smart Arctic Forest Network. The aim is to establish and launch a new network and settle its function. Simultaneously the project aims to strengthen the prerequisite operation for forestry in Lapland both promotion and exploitation of expertise of the arctic forestry in industry and in actions of stakeholders both in homeland and abroad. The especial aim is to ensure development activity which rises from needs of the companies.
The main actions of the project are: survey and description of the smart arctic network, publishing promotional material of the new forest network via existing channels for example House of Lapland, searching of representative example and demonstration sites of arctic forestry, arranging bio-economy dates, preparation for upcoming new EU funding period, benchmarking in Finland and abroad, internationally comparable data collection, updating and publishing of data linked to the network.