The Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research and expert organisation that works to advance the bioeconomy and the sustainable use of natural resources. Luke coordinates the OPAL-Life project and Luke experts participate in all project functions.



The University of Helsinki is an international academic community of 8300 people functioning at four campuses in Helsinki and 17 other locations around Finland. The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry is an expert in the responsible use of renewable natural resources both in Finland and worldwide. Its focus is on the agricultural, food, forest and environmental sciences, as well as on economics and management.


The Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI) is a research and expert institute that carries out research and development for spatial data infrastructures.




The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK) is a trade organisation and interest group representing farmers, forest owners and rural entrepreneurs.



ProAgria – Rural Advisory Services is a Finnish expert organization providing an extensive network of specialists and a wide range of services to rural entrepreneurs.


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Nylands Svenska Lantbrukssällskap is an expert organization providing information in agricultural matters.