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Thank you Conference Sponsors!

The 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology (ECCB2018) –conference provides  a forum to discuss and develop solutions for some of the greatest challenges faced by humanity by bringing together 1000 professors and other academics in natural and social sciences, practitioners, industry members, government administrators and decision-makers. By sponsoring the congress, you will make a difference by helping to maintain the integrity and sustainability of Earth’s ecosystems and thus ensuring a healthy planet for the future generations – a mission that matters. The conferences are also widely regarded as valuable networking occasions. This is a unique opportunity to meet the science community and discover new points of view. 

Congress is organised in collaboration with the Finnish Ministry of the Environment.

Field excursions and carbon offsetting is organised in collaboration with the Parks and Wildlife Finland.


Saimaa Seal sponsorship: 

Fingrid is Finland’s transmission system operator. They secure reliable electricity for our customers and society and we shape the clean, market-oriented power system of the future.

Exhibitors in ECCB

The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating, promoting, and advancing the scientific study and conservation of biological diversity. While our historical roots were founded in the field of biology, we recognize that conservation in today’s complex world requires a globalized approach that maximizes collaboration amongst professionals from all fields.  With more than 4,000 members worldwide, professionals, students, organizations, and supporters collaborate together in a way that transcends borders to advance the SCB vision and mission.

GBIF — the Global Biodiversity Information Facility — is an international network and research infrastructure funded by the world’s governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.

FinBIF - Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) compiles Finnish biodiversity information to one single service for open access sharing. The invites you to browse a wide range of information on species, and their occurrences, distribution and scientific collections, and to record and share your own observations.

Pensoft is an independent academic publishing company, well known worldwide for its innovations in the field of semantic publishing and for its cutting-edge publishing tools and workflows.


We are a small, local, family business, and have been operating for more than twenty years. We mainly manufacture beautiful wooden design products from Finnish plywood, finalized with durable lacquer. Our products range from briefcases made from curly birch to fruit vases.


Conservation Evidence is a free, authoritative information resource designed to support decisions about how to maintain and restore global biodiversity. We summarise evidence from the scientific literature about the effects of conservation interventions, such as methods of habitat or species management, or human behaviour change incentives.


With respect to traditional craftsmanship, we manufacture unique Scandinavian guksi’s and kossu pipes – a type of drinking cups carved from birch burl.


The county administrative board of Västmanlands job is to implement and clarify government policies throughout the counties. In the reverse direction, we must also supply the government with information on conditions in the counties. The work of the Västmanland County Administrative Board is led by the County Governor.

Cambridge University Press dates from 1534 and is part of the University of Cambridge. Our mission is to unlock people's potential with the best learning and research solutions by combining state-of-the-art content with the highest standards of scholarship, writing and production. Visit our stand for 20% off all titles on display.

The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, founded 1909, is Sweden´s largest nonprofit ENGO with 226.000 members. We strengthen awareness for environmental issues, raise the love for nature and influence political decisions. We operate on local, regional, national level as well as together with collaborators in Africa, Asia and South America.


Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


The University of Helsinki research stations offer excellent logistics and support for research and teaching. With their long history the stations are able to provide long term environmental back-ground data sets from the Baltic Sea to the north of Finland. Accommodation and catering services make the stay at the stations easy and comfortable.


We’re a thriving not-for-profit member organisation with over 6,500 members worldwide. We publish five world-renowned established, journals and will soon launch a sixth – People and Nature – come to our stand to find out more! Our other activities include conferences, education, public engagement and grant giving to support the ecological community.


Forest Stewardship Council is a global, not-for-profit organization that sets the standards for a responsible forest management, with consideration for environmental, social, and economic values. By doing so, FSC works to take care of the world’s forests for future generations – making sure we all have Forests For All Forever.

Collaboration for Environmental Evidence (CEE); an open community of stakeholder’s works towards sustainable global environment and conservation of biodiversity. CEE supports evidence syntheses on issues of greatest concern to environmental policy and practice. As a CEE centre in Sweden, Mistra EviEM works for environmental management based on a scientific foundation.

ECOTONE is an association of professional ornithologists and ecologists. Since 1993, we produce various kinds of mist nets for catching birds and bats. The quality and efficiency of our nets are the result of more than 30 years experience in field work. All our mist nets have been thoroughly tested by the Ecotone team in conditions as diverse as the snowy Arctic, tropical forests and deserts. They are also continually tested by thousands of customers in countries around the world. We also produce Ecotone GPS Telemetry equipment for tracking birds and mammals.

See here the locations of exhibitor booths

Entrance to the C1 hall is at the top of the aisle.

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ECCB2018 sincerely thanks our sponsors for supporting our mission and making the conference possible!