Join as a member and utilise the benefits!


Join the network and utilize the joining gift: free admission to the Autumn Summit (value of 250 €).

Updated March 15th: New members will get a free participation to the Autumn Summit instead of the Spring Summit being cancelled. Referees will be rewarded in the Spring Summit.

As a member you will benefit in many ways:

Enlarge your network 

  • Network and change your views about the industry in the PI's event with people coming from several companies
  • Utilise the contact details of the 2600 members and over 45 company members in the PI's digital and printed Yearbook. 

Develop your skills and knowledge

  • Get a discounted price for the topical PI's seminars
  • Get the Paperi ja Puu - Creating Bioeconomy magazine for free four times a year
  • Get -30 % of the Papermaking Science & Technology -book series (students -50 %)

Get support for your career

  • Scroll open positions in the bioforest industry and news in the media practically summarized on our webpages
  • Utilize PI's international contacts in abroad 
  • Get a scholarship targeted for a new entrepreneur

Get support for your studies

  • Get funding for your international studies and traineeships or for your doctoral and Post-Doc studies. You may also get a scholarship for your well accomplished studies. (We give scholarships and awards appr. with 100 000 € / year)
  • Participate our mentoring programme
  • Apply for our international treineeship positions
  • Participate in our working life event, Forest Based Industries, FBI, day to find a summer job for free as well as in our other events for free or only with a small charge


All new annual members will get a complimentary entrance to the Autumn Summit in November (value of 250 €). New student members receive one free book from Papermaking Science and Technology book series as an extra gift. The benefits require that the membership application has been filled in by March, 31st 2020. If your friend has recommended your membership, also she/he will be awarded.

Next time new members are accepted in the Autumn Meeting in November, therefore now is a good time to react!

Join as a member