Advisory Group 

An Advisory Group has been established for EFICENT and the OEF. The Advisory Group consists of members with a balanced representation of expertise relevant to the activities of EFICENT and the OEF for both regional and pan-European level. They are selected in their personal capacity. Their role is to support  EFICENT and the OEF in identifying relevant topics, stimulate and guide its activities along EFI core competences and assist in dissemination and networking. Its members are:

for the funding period 2014-2019 not nominated yet

Associate Members in the EFICENT region


  •  Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Geraardsbergen
  • Gembloux Agricultural University, Forest and Nature Management


  •  AgroParisTech – ENGREF
  •  European Institute for Cultivated Forests (IEFC), Cestas
  • INRA, Department of Forests and Forestry Products, Nancy
  • IRSTEA (former Cemagref), Cestas
  • French Institute of Technology for forest based and furniture sectors (FCBA), Paris
  • Institute for Forestry Development (IDF), Paris
  • Office National des Forêts, Paris


  • Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg, Freiburg
  • University of Applied Sciences for Sustainable Development, Eberswalde
  • University of Freiburg, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute
  • Landesbetrieb Wald und und Holz NRW – Forschungsbereich, Münster
  • University of Göttingen, Faculty of Forestry
  • Center of Forestry, Weihenstephan, Freising
  • Department of Forest Sciences, Dresden University of Technology
  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research


  • Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Birmensdorf
  • ETH Zürich, Institute for Terrestrial Ecosystem

The Netherlands ·

  • Alterra, Wageningen
  • Wageningen University, Forestry groups, Wageningen
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Department of Knowledge, Nature Division, Ede