The main objective of the InnovaWood SSA project was to match industry needs and research capabilities through an integrated strategy for innovation in the European forestry-wood chain. In order to achieve this main objective, the following specific objectives were determined:
Specific Objective I
To set up contact databases of performers in the provider community (EU-27) and performers in industry (EU-27).
Specific Objective II
To carry out surveys in 27 European countries via online-questionnaires and more traditional survey measures to set up a: provider community’s capability database and industrial community’s needs database.
Specific Objective III
To carry out interactive database analyses to bridge the gap between the provider community’s capabilities and the operational needs of industry in the enlarged European FWC
Specific Objective IV
To develop an integrated strategy for innovation to bridge the gap between the provider community’s capabilities and operational needs of the industrial performers in the enlarged European FWC.
Specific Objective V
To ensure more active linkages between industry and provider communities by creating enhanced communication and dissemination tools