Incentive 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.

  • AC-DCC: Attribute a role to the Conserved and unassigned DCC proteins   (CFP 2021) – Project
  • ADFORIX: Adaptation to Climate Change: Forest Owners’ Risk Attitude and Perception (CFP 2016) – Report
  • AGRO-TCR: Establishment of an Agro-forestry Instrumented Site in Champenoux, France: to Optimize Productivity and Sustainability of Intensive Cropping Systems through Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation (CFP 2013) – Report
  • BactoTruf: Functional Characterization of Bacterial Communities of the Black Truffle Tuber Melanosporum along its Life Cycle (CFP 2014) – Report
  • BENCHAFOR: Benchmarking Applied to Forest Cockchafer Ecology to Ensure Regeneration in a Context of Forest Health Crises (CFP 2018) – Report
  • BILEUROPE: Soil Properties from Geographic Databases: A Prerequisite for Soil Water Balance Mapping in European Forests (CFP 2016) – Report
  • BIOPOLYMOS: Fractionation and Characterization of Fungal and Tree Biopolymers during Forest MOS Degradation (CFP 2017) – Report
  • Bioval: Bioclimatic Modelling of Steep-sided Valleys in Northeastern France (CFP 2018) – Report
  • ChemXtraMat: Chemical-modified Polyphenolic Wood-extract for Eco-friendly Materials (CFP 2018)
  • CHIBEE: Dendroecological Study of Cedar Forests in Mount Lebanon (CFP 2018)
  • COMICSOFT: Towards the understanding of microbial dialogues within forest soil ecosystems: study of the metabolic exchanges between Streptomyces and Pseudomonas (CFP 2012) – Report
  • DEP-HETRE : Study of the beech decline in the Northeastern of France (CFP 2020)Project
  • DETPOP: Detoxification Responses of Poplar under Oxidative Stress Induced by Drought or Ozone: Focus on the Role of Glutathione Metabolism (CFP 2012) – Report
  • DIGITAL-FRA: Use of Digital Canopy Height Models to Improved Forest Resource Assessments at the Local and Regional level (CFP 2014) – Report
  • DIVBACTO: Characterisation of the Taxonomic and Functional Diversity of Bacterial Communities Isolated from Heartwood and Sapwood of Decaying Oak (CFP 2017) – Report
  • DOPALEP: Development of Shared Tools for Quality Aleppo Pine Forestry (CFP 2016) – Report
  • DroughMIC: Drought impact on the diversity, fnction and functioning of the forest microbial communities (CFP 2021) – Project
  • DROVER: Does Lower Drought Exposure Explain Overyielding in Fagus sylvaticaPinus sylvestris Mixtures across Europe? (CFP 2015) – Report
  • EFFECTER: Looking for Effector Symbiosis-related Proteins in the Ericoid Endomycorrhizal Fungus Oidiodendron maius (CFP 2013) – Report
  • EIFFEL: Experimental Initiative for the Future of Forest Ecosystems in France (CFP 2015)
  • FEM-FIRE: Finite Element Modeling for Fire Resistance of Timber Composite Panels (CFP 2016) – Report
  • FERPAR: Identification of Plant Ferredoxin Protein Partners (CFP 2016) – Report
  • FORECOST: The Provision of Forest Ecosystem Services: A Dual Cost Approach (CFP 2015) – Report
  • FOREST-TRIP: Forestry Policies Design for under Climate Change: Improving Time and Risk Preferences Measures (CFP 2017) – Report
  • FOREVERS: FOREsts Vulnerability to climate Evolution using Range Shifts of species  (CFP 2021) – Project
  • FORMANCLIM: New Tools for Site Classification and Tree Species Selection – Application to Forest Management in the Context of Climate Change (CFP 2016)
  • FORMES: Efficient Forest Management Strategies for Ecosystem Service Provision (CFP 2017) – Report
  • FORMOUV: Expomobile “Forests in Motion” (CFP 2015) – Report
  • FUNMINWOOD: Minerals in Wood: What is their Role in the Fungal Decay Process? (CFP 2015) – Report
  • GLUP: Carbohydrate Reserves of Poles (CFP 2015) – Report
  • GmOX : Mesophyll conductance response to oxidative stress (CFP 2020) – Project
  • GRECOR: Spatial Dynamics of Green Corridors: The Case of Forests in France (CFP 2012) – Report
  • InFor : Impact of Information about climate change in Forest (CFP 2020) – Project
  • ISABEX: Interactions between Saprotrophic Bacteria and the White-rot Phanerochaete chrysosporium in Presence of Wood Extractives (CFP 2016) – Report
  • LEAFLITTEROME: Molecular Ecology of Leaf Litter Decomposition (CFP 2013)  – Report
  • LEAFMAP: Long Term after-effects of Forest Management Practices (CFP 2014) – Report
  • L4REX: Looking for Phanerochaete chrysosporium Mutants Resistant to Extractives (CFP 2017)
  • MESSYA : Mapping Ecosystem Service Supply in Conservation Areas  (CFP 2021) – Project
  • MIX-ABIES: The Influence of Species Interactions on the Response of Abies alba‘s Water-use Efficiency to Extreme Drought Events (CFP 2014) – Report
  • MycorPKS : Isolation, identification, structural and functional characterization of new polyketides produced by the mycorrhizal fungus Oidiodendron maius (CFP 2020) – Project
  • MYCORWEAT: Experimental Characterization and Quantification of the Contribution of Biological Weathering from Mycorrhizal Fungi to Tree Nutrition by Isotopic Dilution (CFP 2017) – Report
  • NECROROOT : Deciphering molecular interactions between tree and microorganisms: characterization of an unusual necrotic activity of a Streptomyces strain on poplar roots (CFP 2020) – Project
  • NITROBEECH: How do Severe Drought and Defoliation Alter Nitrogen Cycle in Beech Trees? (CFP 2015) – Report
  • NUTRRESYM: Nutrient Signals in Forest Trees Regulating Root Growth and Ecto-mycorrhizae Symbiosis (CFP 2018)
  • PARaDIGM: Role of Poplar Defense Phytohormones in Controlling the Root Microbiome (CFP 2018) – Report
  • POP-FOAMS: Mechanical Performance Optimisation of Tannin-based Carbon Foams (CFP 2014) – Report
  • PopGST: Structure-function Analysis of Proteins Involved in Stress Resistance Mechanisms in the Model Tree Populus trichocarpa (CFP 2012) – Report
  • PostDroughtNUT: Effect of repeated early drought events on nutrient uptake of beech trees during the post drought period  (CFP 2021)Project
  • QUEDAD: Quantification of Economic Damages and Costs of Ash Dieback in France (CFP 2014) – Report
  • REMIX: Resilience of Mixed Beech-Scots Pine Forests to Climate Change (CFP 2014) – Report
  • ROOTEX: Transcription Factors Involved in the Orchestration of Root Growth (CFP 2012) – Report
  • RSA Plasticity :Effect of localised water or mechanical constraints on root system architecture (CFP 2020) – Project
  • SATIsFor: Characterize and Support Sustainable Adaptations in TerrItorial Forestry Systems (CFP 2018) – Report
  • SCAN-COMP: Linking Crown Plasticity to Tree Growth Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning under a Gradient of Competition Conditions (CFP 2016)
  • TRAPÈZE : Effect of intra-population functional diversity on the population resilience to drought (CFP 2020) – Project
  • TreeD: Transpiration efficiency using 3D canopy structure (CFP 2018) – Report
  • UPPMR: Use of Physcomitrella Patens to Generate Mutants of the Redox Systems (CFP 2014) – Report
  • WaterUnWood: Free Water Migration within Unsaturated Wood (CFP 2018) – Report
  • WatFluX: Understanding Water Flux in the Xylem, from Seasonal Dynamics to Long-term Variations, from Xylem Cell Maturation to Forest Ecosystems (CFP 2018)
  • WIND-IN-WOOD: Interspecific Diversity of Wind Resistance Strategies among Temperate Tree Species – What is the Role of Radial Variations of Wood Material Properties in Different Tree Organs? (CFP 2015) – Report
  • WOGRAFTAN: Water Impervious Oil-grafted Tannin Foams (CFP 2015)
  • WOOD-EP-N2: Wood Composition of Eucalyptus and Poplar from Pure and Mixed Plantations (CFP 2014) – Report
  • WOODFORMS: Wood Formation Mechanisms under Stress (CFP 2013) – Report
  • WoodNF : Exploded wood-based nanofibers for electrospinning technology (CFP 2020) – Project
  • WOODSTIC : Valorization of powders or solid wood by the development of inovative and environmentally friendly treatments by chemical modification : design of thermoplastics based on wood (CFP 2020) – Project