Uku VarblaneHead of Research at Foresight Centre
Uku has received a Master’s degree from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tartu, where he focused on economic modelling and public economy and is completing his doctoral studies where his topic of research is the links between productivity and global value chains. He has also studied in Slovenia at the University of Ljubljana, in Sweden at Jönköping University and Tbilisi State University in Georgia. As the Head of the Centre for Applied Social Sciences (CASS) of the University of Tartu, Uku has more than 10 years of experience in conducting and managing applied research in the economy.
05.06 2023Report: Biorefining of wood could become the key future green technology for Estonia
Wood-based bio-products could come to replace oil-based ones, and Estonia has a strong economic potential in bio-refining, both in the stage of research and development as well as production, says the Foresight Centre brief report “Biorefining Wood: Today and in the Future”.