End Users The ESA's Innovator II programme gives to the end-users, industry and research communities the opportunity to develop and demonstrate innovative Earth Observation services and products using existing datasets from ESA, ESA's third-party missions and other EO programmes. The NEA-Forest project aims to develop products and service for monitoring the forest growth and greenhouse gas balance in the Northeastern Asia. It has as end users, the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Centre for marginal land affairs for Northeastern Asia (MLAP–ASIA). The requirement for the products and services were specified by the end users in collaboration with ESA and VITO.

UNEP is an United Nations organisation providing leadership and encouraging partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

The Centre for Marginal Land Affairs for Northeastern Asia (MLAP-ASIA) is a sub-module of a worldwide educational program so called Climate Affairs Capacity Building Program, which has been developed by the National Centre for Atmospheric Research in USA. It aims to build the capacity of dealing with climate-related issues in developing countries. The Centre for Marginal Land Affairs for Northeastern Asia (MLAP-ASIA) was set up in the Chinese province of Heilongjiang in 2006. This international non-governmental organization is hosted by the Heilongjiang Meteorological Bureau. The official member organizations besides the Heilongjiang Meteorological Bureau, include the National Centre for Atmospheric Research from USA, the Digital Environmental Inc. from Canada, the United Nations University from Japan and the State Hydro-meteorological University from Russia.