Apart from the coordination with other INCO R2I projects, the activities of MENFRI will support a number of other Euro-Mediterranean initiatives which aim to boost research and innovation in the Mediterranean. Within Europe, from a series of initiatives and projects relate to forestry research and innovation, MENFRI will give an indication of the projects ongoing, and of the potential benefits of coordination and cooperation. All together, the impact of these projects, actions and initiatives aims to increase the integration of M-P countries in the European research guidelines, promote innovation and knowledge sharing between research and innovation, and therefore launch the economy in these countries.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement n° 609542.