The competition for the project realization was won by the international consortium headed by the Finnish consulting firm “Helsinki Consulting Group Ltd (HCG)”, which includes Petrozavodsk State University, University of Oulu, consulting firms “Forest and Environment Group Ltd (FEG)” and “Danish ICT Management A/S”. The project total budget amounts to 2 mln. Euro. The consortium represents competent European and Russian organizations with developed international networks, high expertise and professional personnel in project relevant fields, wide experience in project management and considerable length of service. The main fields of expertise of each consortium partner are outlined below.