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Added value products from sustainable forestry management
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Location of Key Innovators developing this innovation
Key Innovators
Volterra Ecosystems SL
BARCELONA, ES
Small or Medium Enterprise
Myco Life S.L.
Tavertet, ES
Small or Medium Enterprise
Biotecnología Forestal Aplicada S.L.
Palencia, ES
Small or Medium Enterprise
UN Sustainable Development Goals(SDG)
This innovation contributes to the following SDG(s)
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 15
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat deertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The UN explains: "Forests cover 30 per cent of the Earth’s surface and in addition to providing food security and shelter, forests are key to combating climate change, protecting biodiversity and the homes of the indigenous population. Thirteen million hectares of forests are being lost every year while the persistent degradation of drylands has led to the desertification of 3.6 billion hectares."

The EU-funded Research Project
This innovation was developed under the LIFE project LIFE MycoRestore with an end date of 30/06/2023
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Description of Project LIFE MycoRestore
Mediterranean forests are currently facing serious abiotic and biotic stresses. The most prevalent abiotic stress is drought. Climate change models predict that the Mediterranean will be exposed to more frequent and severe droughts, which can in turn exacerbate forest fires. Forests are also affected by biotic stresses, including a variety of pests and pathogens that weaken an

Innnovation Radar's analysis of this innovation is based on data collected on 17/08/2020.