Forestry Speed Dating

Bioregions’ Forestry Speed Dating events emerged to foster innovation in the regional forest bioeconomy. Forestry Speed Dating puts innovators in contact with potential partners and end-users, to speed up innovation and create new partnerships. Through a continuous series of speed dating workshops, and facilitation of meeting with innovators, you can find inspiration and explore new solutions towards a sustainable forest circular bioeconomy for your area.

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How does it work?

The Forestry Speed Dating events follow different themes. Within each theme, the Bioregions Facility organises a number of Forestry Speed dating events with their own specific focus. During each Forestry Speed Dating event, two or three innovations are presented by their owners. These innovations can belong to companies, research projects or even government initiatives. After the presentations of the innovations, one breakout room per speaker is opened so that attendees can connect and pursue collaborations with the innovators.

Innovation Factsheets

Was an innovation or theme of your interest included in a past Forestry Speed Dating event but did you not attend? Do not worry! Every presented innovation is featured in a factsheet with the collaboration opportunities highlighted. Do you think you could be the potential partner the speaker was looking for? Then contact the innovator through the contact information included in the factsheets.

Silvicultural visualisation and simulation tools - 25 October 2021


iWald is an application that supports forest owners’ decisions with regards to forest management. The app allows forest owners to compare silvicultural treatments and simulate growth processes of their forest on the smartphone or tablet to make technically well-founded options for sustainable management of their forests.

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Virtual Forest 2.0

Virtual Forest 2.0 enables efficient 3D visualisation of forest stands based on accurate data and forest management options. The user can see the impact of forest management interventions in the virtual forest before applying it in real life.

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Aerial inspection and remote sensing services for forest management - 22 November 2021


Kelluu produces small, autopilot airships that can stay in the air (almost) permanently. Kelluu airships can be loaded with three kilograms of any modern sensors. Then they continuously move or float in place, collect data and transfer it wherever needed. Kelluu provides the continuous aerial inspection or surveillance with their airships as a service.

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ForestMap is an online platform, developed by Agresta, that calculates forest inventories based on remote sensing technologies such as LiDAR and Sentinel 2. ForestMap offers detailed forest inventory reports and provides information such as the wood stock in a forest plot and other key decision-making data that you can easily request from your computer.

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My Sustainable Forest

My Sustainable Forest integrates earth observation into daily decision-making processes and operations. Its diverse portfolio is grouped in six forest management services with more than twenty specific products. Forest site geo-information products are obtained from remotely sensed data - satellite or LiDAR - in combination with available in-situ and species-specific measurements.

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Mobile applications for forest inventory and monitoring - 15 December 2021

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Digital solutions for forest pests and diseases - 18 January 2022

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