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Webinar 13.12.2021

Smart Forestry — Global Market Opportunities & Finnish Solutions

Time: 14:00 - 16:00 (EET)


Further information

Sakari Karppinen, Ecosystem Lead
sakari.karppinen (at) 

Luke Kähkönen, Program Coordinator
luke.kahkonen (at)

Forestry industry is going through an extensive transformation, with inventory, harvesting and management all going digital and data-driven.

Finland represents many of the industry best practices in terms of smart forestry solutions. Forest planning and optimization have long traditions and large forest owners are already using the data extensively in forest management. Some of the most developed harvesting and wood logistic machinery manufacturers and technology developers are in Finland.

Business Finland has launched Smart Forestry project, aiming at identifying new business opportunities in the global sustainable forestry and wood sourcing value chain. The event is addressed to present the first results of global market analysis. Finnish offering and planned next steps in the project.


  • Opening words
  • Smart Forestry market analysis results — AFRY (Jani Kaskinen - Senior Principal)
  • Industry perspective and future needs — Stora Enso (Marcos Wichert - VP Plantation Forest Management)  
  • Finnish solutions for Smart Forestry — Business Finland (Sakari Karppinen - Ecosystem Lead)
  • Business Finland services and next steps — BF Smart Forestry Team

Warmly welcome to join us and hear more.