Innovative projects

All projects are awarded support funding from the annual call for proposals (CFP).
Reports are listed below in alphabetical order. Full reports available via new links.

  • ASCOTUBE: In vitro and in situ Unraveling Truffle Sexual Reproduction Using Ascobolus immersus as a Test Tube Model (CFP 2016)_  Report
  • BAFES: Biomass Harvest and Ash Recycling: Impacts on Forest Ecosystem Services Values (CFP 2016) – Report
  • BARK-TAN-BIO: Within- and between- tree Biodiversity of Softwood Bark Tannins (CFP 2017) – Report
  • BEETWIND: Acclimation of Beech Trees to Change in Wind Mechanical Stress Following Thinning (CFP 2018) – Report
  • BLACKSECRET: The Role of Effector-like Small Secreted Proteins (SSP) in the Formation and Functioning of Cenococcum geophilum Ectomycorrhizas (ECM) (CFP 2015) – Report
  • BRAWO: Fate of Lignin Altered by Brown Rot And White Rot Fungi (CFP 2018) – Report
  • CHM-ERA: Photogrammetric Canopy Height Models to Enhance Forest Resource Assessment (CFP 2016) – Report
  • CLIMATRUF: Improving Water Management and Effect of Cultural Techniques on Soil Truffle Mycelium, Truffle Production and Soil Water Balance: Pilot Experiences toward Adaptation of Truffle Orchards to Climate Variations (CFP 2014) – Report
  • COHABIT: Controlling Hormonal Balance in Mutualistic Interactions between Trees and Fungi (CFP 2016) – Report
  • EFFECTO3-FLUX: Impact de l’ozone et de la sécheresse sur l’allocation du carbone chez le peuplier: conséquences pour la croissance et la production de biomasse ligneuse (CFP 2017) – Report
  • ELLIOT : Economic modelling of the international wood trade for an assessment of its economic and environmental impact: a newapproach focused on Asia  (CFP 2020) – Project
  • ERESY: Elucidating the Role(s) of Effector-like Proteins in the Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis (CFP 2015) – Report
  • EST: Exploring Symbiotic Genomes and Transcriptomes (CFP 2014) – Report
  • GeMM: Genomic, Microbiological and Geochemical Characterization of Mineralosphere (CFP 2018)
  • GENTRHI: Interplay between Lateral Gene Transfer in Bacteria and Rhizosphere Functioning (CFP 2018) – Report
  • GRECOFORCC: Assessing the Growth of Main European Coniferous Tree Species under a Warmer Climate Regime (CFP 2016) – Report
  • HFPL: Assessment of the Forest History of the Lorraine Plateau (CFP 2017) – Report
  • INTERDROUGHT: Tree Species Interactions under Soil Drought Conditions (CFP 2015) – Report
  • INTERPLAY : Resilience to drought of mixed-species ecosystems resulting from the interplay between plant hydraulics and species interactions  (CFP 2020) – Project
  • Look4Grail : Looking for Glutathione Transferase substrates and ligands
    CFP 2021 – Project
  • LUCAS : Accounting for land use dynamics in the calculation of carbon substitution by wood products  CFP 2021 – Project
  • MAESTRO : Dynamic sampling and inference for smart forest monitoring  CFP 2021Project
  • Me2 : Microbiota experimental evolution under plant selection  CFP 2021Project
  • METOX: Unravelling New Metal- or Redox-dependent Proteins and Processes in Plants (CFP 2016) – Report
  • ModAdapt :  What models to provide guidance for the adaptation of forests to climate change? (CFP 2021) – Project
  • ModPhenWood : Ecophysiological modelling of the phenology of wood formation in temperate and boreal forest trees  (CFP 2020) – Project
  • NanoSteamEx: Production of Microfibrillated Cellulose by a Steam Explosion Process (CFP 2018)
  • NSICC : Assessment of New Species to cope with the possible Impacts of Climate Change  (CFP 2021)Project
  • OZMYC: Impact of Abiotic Stress (Ozone, drought) on Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis and Role of Ectomycorrhization on Tree Responses (CFP 2018) – Report
  • PEPS : Defense Peptides from trees of the Salicaceae family (CFP 2020) – Project
  • POLOMICS : The Ecological Genomics of Wood Decomposition in Polyporales  (CFP 2021) – Project
  • POPmodels : Understanding Poplar-Microbe Interfaces: From model systems to model synthetic communities  (CFP 2021)Project
  • QUALIDAR: Estimating the Quality of Roundwood and Tree Trunks Using LiDAR (CFP 2014) – Report
  • QuaPla : Variation of wood properties and structure from innovative plantations in Lorraine: wood quality and its biomechanical implications   (CFP 2020) – Project
  • RESEL: Risk Aversion, Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services Provisioning and Deforestation in Multifunctional Landscape (CFP 2017) – Report
  • RootMIX: Are Positive Diversity-production Relationships Mediated by Root Interactions? A Study with Different Forest Mixtures (CFP 2014) – Report
  • ROOTUP: Root Water Uptake in Ecosystem Models Constrained by Water Isotopes and Chloride Concentrations (CFP 2017) – Report
  • SAP-ONF: La gestion du changement dans les organisations publiques complexes: l’approche de la stratégie comme pratique dans le cas du Contrat d’Objectifs et de Performance 2016-2020 de l’Office National des Forêts (CFP 2017) – Report
  • SEXSO: Sex as a Driving Force for Microbial Community Evolution in Forest Soil (CFP 2015) – Report
  • SIAMOIS : Smart and innovative monitoring of airborne fungal invaders by molecular methods (CFP 2020) – Project
  • SSPWood: Functional Characterization of Fungal Small Secreted Proteins in Relation to Wood Degradation (CFP 2014) – Report
  • SubForDyn: Reconstructing, Understanding and Modelling Treeline Dynamics to Support Carbon Sequestration, Biodiversity Conservation, and Infrastructure Protection  (CFP 2021) – Project
  • SULPRO: Developing New Optogenetic Redox Biosensors for Sulfur Compounds (CFP 2018)
  • UPTRANS: Upscaling of Anatomical, Physiological and Molecular Determinisms of Transpiration at Wood and Leaf Levels in Poplar Trees Subjected to Water Stress (CFP 2015) – Report
  • VALBEECH: Valorizing Beech Wood through Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Chemical Modification Treatments (CFP 2016) – Report
  • WOODISOTOP: Unravelling the Influence of Environment and Development on Intra-annual Dynamics of Wood Formation and Resulting Tree-ring Structure and Isotope Ratios (CFP 2017) – Report