FORESDA Forest-based Cross-sectoral Value Chains Fostering Innovation and Competitiveness in the Danube Region

  • FORESDA - Annual Forum of EUSDR
    - 29-06-2019

    As a key event of the 2019 EUSDR Presidency, under the Romanian EU Council Presidency, the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Romania, the European Commission, and the Danube Transnational Program are jointly organizing the 8th Annual Forum on...

  • FORESDA - Clusters have a Significant Role in the Process of Transition towards Bioeconomy
    - 29-06-2019

    Bioeconomy often implicates reusing and recycling of the products, with the main aim to extend the life cycle of the products and resources. By gathering all relevant stakeholders of the regional innovation system based on the triple- or...

  • FORESDA - New Project Proposals for the DTP 3rd Call
    - 29-06-2019

    The first step of the third call for proposals of the Danube Transnational Programme was launched on 28th of January 2019 and it lasted open until 8th of March 2019. 276 submissions were received by the deadline. The Specific Objective 2.2...

  • FORESDA - Croatian Pilot Project Presented in Bruxelles
    - 29-06-2019

    At the invitation of the European Commission, the Croatian Wood Cluster presented a pilot project Increase the Level of Work safety to increase the Energy Efficiency, which is being carried out within the framework of FORESDA project. Namely,...

  • FORESDA - The Time to shape the Future is Now
    - 29-06-2019

    The FORESDA project partners are aware that if we want to initiate the major changes and boost the cross-sectoral collaboration and R&D activities within forest-based industries, we have to act now towards pupils and students. In order to reach...

  • FORESDA - Show Will go On!
    - 29-06-2019

    To ensure the sustainability of the project results beyond the project timeframe is always a challenge, but FORESDA project manages to solve it on several levels. One of the methods is the establishment of the three Collaboration Networks (CNs)...

  • FORESDA - Innovation is not a Project, it's a Mindset!
    - 29-06-2019

    A conference "Wood and Innovation" was organized in Opatija on 4th of June. The focus of the conference was put on the innovations which result from the collaboration of forest-based industries with other industries. The main objective was to...

  • FORESDA - Wood Dust Exposure and Energy Efficiency - The Campaign Continues!
    - 24-05-2019

    On Wednesday 22nd of May, a workshop about risks of being exposed to the wood dust was organized in City of Virovitica (Croatia), in the Pannon Wood Competence Centre. The workshop was organized by Croatian Wood Cluster within the framework of...

  • FORESDA - Invitation - Free Expert Webinars: Building with Wood and Creative Hubs
    - 23-05-2019

      CLICK BELOW TO JOIN: Creative Hubs (23.5., 2-3 PM, CEST) Building with Wood (24.5., 11 AM-1 PM, CEST)

  • FORESDA - Conference on Innovations and Cross-sectoral Collaboration in Opatija
    - 29-04-2019

    A conference "Wood and Innovation" will be organized in Opatija on 4th of June. The focus of the conference are innovations which result from the collaboration of forest-based industries with other industries. The main objectives are: To...

  • FORESDA - FORESDA Consortium in Sofia
    - 26-04-2019

    FORESDA project members organized a meeting in Sofia at the end of March. The focus of the meeting was on the joint innovation agenda, one of the most interesting but also one of the most challenging project activities. Namely, this project...

  • FORESDA - Only 2 more days to register for the central gathering of Serbian wood processing industry and forestry
    - 09-04-2019

    The 4th conference Wood processing industry and forestry of Serbia will be organized in the City of Kragujevac on 12th and 13th of April. The main aim is to involve as many as SME representatives as possible in order to find the most acceptable...

  • FORESDA - Danube and Mediterranean will make the difference!
    - 08-02-2019

    The capitalization among Interreg Danube projects is interesting, but the capitalization among Interreg Danube and Mediterranean even more! Last week Croatian Wood Cluster was invited to participate in the GREENOMED project meeting in Lyon to...

  • FORESDA - Bikey goes digital!
    - 28-11-2018

    As a responsible partner in the FORESDA project, BFC is working on a pilot project called Bikey. It`s a designer transformable wooden bicycle for kids. The concept of the pilot is to use re-manufacturing materials for the construction and...

  • FORESDA - Capitalisation continues: Eco-construction needs a cross-sectoral approach
    - 28-11-2018

    On 22nd of November, an awareness workshop of DTP DanuBioValNet project has been organized in Zagreb, in the framework of the EU Western Balkans Cluster Policy Learning and Matchmaking Event. The project was presented within the panel on...

  • FORESDA - MENTORING AMONG THE PARTNERS: AUSTRIA SHARES THE KNOWLEDGE WITH HUNGARY
    - 28-11-2018

    How can you reach SMEs if you develop a research program? Many of different project participants are faced with the fact that companies are not so willing to participate in the projects as in the previous years, mostly because they have a lack of...

  • FORESDA - Bark should replace plastic as packaging material
    - 28-11-2018

    The two founders of Barkinsulation produce wine and beer cooler from tree bark. The waste of the wood industry should become an important raw material. The idea is astonishingly simple: Bark protects the cambium/the wood cells from heat and...

  • FORESDA - Construction works on Co-working space almost completed
    - 28-11-2018

    Agency PREDA from the Republic of Srpska is implementing pilot activities on the development of physical space in the form of ICT HUB designed on Co-working principle. This Co-working capacity will be the first Co-working space in the Prijedor...

  • FORESDA - Outdoor wooden equipment after first year on testing field
    - 28-11-2018

    The main idea of Slovenian Pilot project is to design and test innovative bio-based products and materials for outdoor use. In the frame of the project, certain innovative products were designed and tested, such as children playgrounds (climber),...

  • FORESDA - Cascading concept needs a digital monitoring of raw material
    - 28-11-2018

    The series of events regarding the dissemination of the ‘Cascading concept’ in Centru Region, Romania continued with a knowledge exchange seminar organized by the PRO WOOD Cluster at Reci, on the 14th of September 2018. The core topics of the...

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