Wood-processing industry contributes significantly to wellbeing in Finland, but we also take account of the environmental aspects of the processes. During the Forest Visit you get to explore successful wood innovation and production companies in Finland.


  • Wood-products industry
  • Chemical forest industry
  • Bioenergy
  • New and innovative wood-based products
  • Product quality and development
  • Wood construction
  • Timber harvesting and wood processing technology
  • Forest planning and mapping technologies (laser scanning, drones etc.)
  • Wood processing technology

The concept development of the Forest Visit was funded by Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation.

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+


The purpose of HY+ organization is to improve the future world and well-being of people through enhancing learning, knowledge sharing, and development.


UniVisits are targeted to professionals in diverse fields wishing to learn state-of-the-art know-how in their own area. Based on the expertise of the eleven faculties of the University of Helsinki, we design customised programmes to meet the needs of each visit group.

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+

P.O. Box 53 (Fabianinkatu 32)

FI-00014 University of Helsinki