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DIIF – Digital Innovation In the Forest value chain

Project aims to empower small and medium-sized enterprises in the wood industry through innovative digital solutions and ensure traceability of wood products.

Branch: Production technology

Duration: 1.10.2023 – 30.9.2026

Region: International

Financed by: Interreg Aurora

Project Manager: Elisa Saarela

DIIF – Digital Innovation In the Forest value chain -project’s goal is to enhance competitiveness of the SMEs in the wood industry and help them to transition towards greener practices through digitalization and innovative processes. 

The project aims to ensure traceability of wood products while enhancing efficiency of operational processes in sustainable and environmentally conscious way, by developing tracking technology throughout the value chain. 

With innovative digital solutions, the project also seeks to support and strengthen collaboration and knowledge-sharing of the SMEs. Through promotion of collaborative actions between the stakeholders, the project aims to create foundation for more integrated and sustainable forest-based industry. 

Target groups

Small and medium-sized enterprises in the wood industry. 

Project partners

Skogstekniska klustret (Lead Partner) and Stiftelsen Adopticum 

Project is co-financed by

Region Västerbotten, Umeå Kommun, Region Västernorrland, Skellefteå Kommun, Regional Council of Lapland, Sveaskog, Holmen Skog, SCA Skog. 

Three United Nations Sustainable development goals for the DIIF project


Elisa Saarela