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.

AAP 2014
  • 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 Report
  • EST: Exploring Symbiotic Genomes and Transcriptomes Report
  • QUALIDAR: Estimating the Quality of Roundwood and Tree Trunks Using LiDAR Report
  • RootMIX: Are Positive Diversity-production Relationships Mediated by Root Interactions? A Study with Different Forest MixturesReport
  • SSPWood: Functional Characterization of Fungal Small Secreted Proteins in Relation to Wood Degradation Report
AAP 2015
  • BLACKSECRET: The Role of Effector-like Small Secreted Proteins (SSP) in the Formation and Functioning of Cenococcum geophilum Ectomycorrhizas (ECM) Report
  • ERESY: Elucidating the Role(s) of Effector-like Proteins in the Ectomycorrhizal SymbiosisReport
  • INTERDROUGHT: Tree Species Interactions under Soil Drought Conditions Report
  • SEXSO: Sex as a Driving Force for Microbial Community Evolution in Forest Soil Report
  • UPTRANS: Upscaling of Anatomical, Physiological and Molecular Determinisms of Transpiration at Wood and Leaf Levels in Poplar Trees Subjected to Water Stress Report
AAP 2016
  • ASCOTUBE: In vitro and in situ Unraveling Truffle Sexual Reproduction Using Ascobolus immersus as a Test Tube Model – Report
  • BAFES: Biomass Harvest and Ash Recycling: Impacts on Forest Ecosystem Services ValuesReport
  • COHABIT: Controlling Hormonal Balance in Mutualistic Interactions between Trees and Fungi Report
  • CHM-ERA: Photogrammetric Canopy Height Models to Enhance Forest Resource Assessment Report
  • GRECOFORCC: Assessing the Growth of Main European Coniferous Tree Species under a Warmer Climate Regime Report
  • METOX: Unravelling new metal- or redox-dependent proteins and processes in plants Rapport
  • VALBEECH: Valorizing Beech Wood through Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Chemical Modification Treatments Report
AAP 2017
  • BARK-TAN-BIO: Within- and between- tree Biodiversity of Softwood Bark Tannins Report
  • HFPL: Assessment of the Forest History of the Lorraine Plateau Report
  • RESEL: Risk Aversion, Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services Provisioning and Deforestation in Multifunctional Landscape Report
  • ROOTUP: Root Water Uptake in Ecosystem Models Constrained by Water Isotopes and Chloride Concentrations 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 ForêtsReport
  • WOODISOTOP: Unravelling the Influence of Environment and Development on Intra-annual Dynamics of Wood Formation and Resulting Tree-ring Structure and Isotope Ratios Report
AAP 2018
  • BEETWIND: Acclimation of Beech Trees to Change in Wind Mechanical Stress Following Thinning Report
  • BRAWO: Fate of Lignin Altered by Brown Rot And White Rot Fungi  – Report
  • CHETECHINA : Comparative study of HEating TECHnology and INert Atmosphere affecting lignocellulosic biomass thermochemical – Rapport
  • GeMM: Genomic, Microbiological and Geochemical Characterization of Mineralosphere
  • GENTRHI: Interplay between Lateral Gene Transfer in Bacteria and Rhizosphere Functioning Report
  • NanoSteamEx: Production of Microfibrillated Cellulose by a Steam Explosion Process – Report
  • OZMYC: Impact of Abiotic Stress (Ozone, drought) on Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis and Role of Ectomycorrhization on Tree Responses – Report
  • SULPRO: Developing new optogenetic redox biosensors for sulfur compounds Project
  • TISANBIOM : Testing and Influencing Stakeholders’ Acceptance of new techno-economic models for a sustainable harvest of forest BIOMass  – Report
  • VIP : Virulence Investigations in the Poplar-Poplar trust pathosystem : from population genomics approach to protein characterization of the virulence factor responsible for the resistance R7 breakdown – Report
  • WatFlux-Mod : Modelling water flux in the xylem, from seasonal dynamics to long-term ariations, from wylem cell maturation to forest ecosystems – Report
AAP 2020
  • ELLIOT : Economic modelling of the international wood trade for an assessment of its economic and environmental impact: a newapproach focused on Asia  Intermediary report
  • INTERPLAY : Resilience to drought of mixed-species ecosystems resulting from the interplay between plant hydraulics and species interactions – Project
  • ModPhenWood : Ecophysiological modelling of the phenology of wood formation in temperate and boreal forest trees  Intermediary report
  • PEPS : Defense Peptides from trees of the Salicaceae family Project
  • QuaPla : Variation of wood properties and structure from innovative plantations in Lorraine: wood quality and its biomechanical implications Intermediary report
  • SIAMOIS : Smart and innovative monitoring of airborne fungal invaders by molecular methods Report
AAP 2021
  • Look4Grail : Looking for Glutathione Transferase substrates and ligands
    Intermediary report
  • LUCAS : Accounting for land use dynamics in the calculation of carbon substitution by wood products  – Intermediary report
  • MAESTRO : Dynamic sampling and inference for smart forest monitoring   – Intermediary report
  • ModAdapt :  What models to provide guidance for the adaptation of forests to climate change? Report
  • NSICC : Assessment of New Species to cope with the possible Impacts of Climate Change  – Intermediary report
  • POLOMICS : The Ecological Genomics of Wood Decomposition in Polyporales  – Intermediary report
  • POPmodels : Understanding Poplar-Microbe Interfaces: From model systems to model synthetic communities   – Intermediary report
  • SubForDyn: Reconstructing, Understanding and Modelling Treeline Dynamics to Support Carbon Sequestration, Biodiversity Conservation, and Infrastructure Protection Intermediary report
AAP 2022
  • DONUTS : Effect of drought and induced nutritive stress on forest ecosystems – Intermediary report
  • MAGIC : The rescue of beech by well-adapted mycorrhizal fungal partners – Do symbiotic interactions confer adaptive capacity to drought conditions? – Intermediary report
  • OPT2FOR : Spatial and dynamic optimisation of forest management – Project
  • RiskForBeech : Beech decline risk following the 2018 extreme drought event – Intermediary report
  • SlowStom : Influence of slow stomatal responses on ecosystem fluxes and water-use efficiency – Intermediary report
  • TERPECM : Deciphering the role of plant terpenes in the modulation of ectomycorrhizal symbiosis – Intermediary report
  • POPmodels : Understanding Poplar-Microbe Interfaces: From model systems to model synthetic communities   – Intermediary report
  • SubForDyn: Reconstructing, Understanding and Modelling Treeline Dynamics to Support Carbon Sequestration, Biodiversity Conservation, and Infrastructure Protection Intermediary report
AAP 2023
  • C4CHANGE: Rising Competencies for Forest Planning Under Grand ChallengesProject
  • CAIMAN: CharActerization of the mIneral weathering Mechanisms, genes and regulAtions according to miNeralogical and geochemical factors – Project
  • CASAVA-B2: Comprehensive AnalysiS of DecArbonized Valorization of Lignocellulosic biomass with Artificial Intelligence-Aided design in Biomaterials and Biofuels productions – Project
  • Cit-extracts: The citizens, actors of the research in Chemical Ecology – Project
  • IsotopeANA: Water use efficiency and resilience in beech trees following the 2018 extreme drought in northeastern France – Project
  • Mecano: Mechanobiological responses of roots to obstacles – Project
  • PisolAdapt: Protein synthesis to cell detoxification: could diversification of eEF1Bγ roles in ectomycorrhizal fungi enable adaptation to environmental stress – Project
  • RUSTOMICS: An integrated multi-omics approach to decipher the poplar-poplar rust interaction – Project