FORESDA Forest-based cross-sectoral value chains fostering innovation and competitiveness in the Danube region

  • FORESDA - Steelcase opened Learning+Innovation Center (LINC) in Munich
    - 21-12-2017

    The worldwide known US producer of the office furniture, company Steelcase, opened in November its second Learning+Innovation Center (LINC). The first LINC was opened as a part of the company's headquarters, in Grand Rapids/Michigan, and this one...

  • FORESDA - British Columbia is investing $7.7 million to promote the use of wood
    - 21-12-2017

    The Government of British Columbia is investing $7.7 million to promote the use of B.C. wood, advance wood building systems and products, and expand global markets. Premier Christy Clark made the announcement in her keynote speech already in...

  • FORESDA - Transformation Of Wood Ash Waste Into Construction Materials
    - 21-12-2017

    The ongoing project TAREC2 , which deals with the transformation of wood ash waste into construction materials, is already showing interesting results. Woody and agricultural biomass are among the highest biomass potentials for energy production...

  • FORESDA - EU Revision Of Forest Strategy
    - 21-12-2017

    The EU Forest Strategy, published in September 2013, provides a coherent framework for better response to the new challenges facing forests and the forestry sector. The Strategy was a welcomed step forward to recognize the multifunctional role of...

  • FORESDA - Building with Wood Conference
    - 21-12-2017

    Multiple issues related to wood Construction were debated at the European Economic and Social Committee during the conference Building with Wood that took place on the 21 of November 2017. The conference was co-organized by CEI-Bois (European...

  • FORESDA - Forest-based Industries Support The New EU Industrial Policy Strategy
    - 21-12-2017

    On 13th September, the Commission has unveiled an Industrial Policy Strategy that aims at empowering European industries to continue delivering sustainable growth and jobs. In his address, President Jean-Claude Juncker stated: "I want to make our...

  • FORESDA - Regional Innovations Symposium To Boost The Crosslinking of the Wood-processing Industry
    - 21-12-2017

    A two-day symposium RegioHOLZ will be organized on the 17th and 18th of January 2018 at the University of Applied Science Pforzheim, in order to encourage the networking and establishment of the projects between business and science...

  • FORESDA - Workshop On The Collaboration Of The Creative Industries And Furniture Industry: How To Develop Innovative Products
    - 21-12-2017

    During the third conference Adriatic Wood Days (December 2017) a matchmaking event and a workshop between woodprocessing companies and representatives of creative industries were organized. Namely, the Regional Development Agency of the City of...

  • FORESDA - 5th International Conference on Processing Technologies for the Forest and Biobased Industries
    - 21-12-2017

    The 5th International Conference on Processing Technologies for the Forest and Bio-based Products Industries ("PTF BPI 2018") will take place on 20th–21st September 2018 in Freising/Munich, Germany. The biennial conference provides a forum for...

  • FORESDA - Bruxelles: Conference on R&D in January
    - 21-12-2017

    On 30th-31st January 2018 a conference on R&D in Southeast European countries will be organized in order to encourage the economy growth and development projects. The Southeast European countries have a great potential in terms of innovations,...

  • FORESDA - IMM Cologne: One Of The Biggest Highlights Is Smart Home Section
    - 21-12-2017

    The first interiors show of the year 2018, the world-famous IMM Cologne, will open its doors between 15th and 21 of January. It will present the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for...

  • FORESDA - Pilot Projects About To Be Started
    - 21-12-2017

    One of the most interesting activities group of FORESDA project is the design, and implementation of pilot innovation environments, that should address one or several of the needs defined in the Transnational Strategy document. The actual...

  • FORESDA - Transnational Strategy and Local Action Plans For Improved Cross-sectoral Collaboration Are Being Finalized
    - 21-12-2017

    The objective of the workpackage 3 is to develop a joint Transnational Strategy on improving the framework conditions for forest-based cross-sectoral value chains, and mirror this strategy in Local Action Plans for improved cross-sectoral...

  • FORESDA - Successful First Year Review Of The FORESDA Project
    - 21-12-2017

    In the framework of the 6th Romanian Cluster Conference, the General Assembly and two mini-workshops of the FORESDA Project took place in November 2017. The two-day project meeting was held in Bucharest and hosted by the project partner Pro Wood...

  • FORESDA - FORESDA Consortium met for the 4th time in Bucharest. Project's First Year Assessment was analyzed
    - 22-11-2017

    Two-day project meeting of FORESDA consortium was held in Bucharest, Romania from 21-22 November 2017 and hosted by the project partner Pro Wood. It was the fourth time partners physically gathered to discuss the current state of the project and...

  • FORESDA - D.3.2.1. Benchmarking - Joint SWOT Analysis
    - 01-11-2017

    The second activity in WP3 consists in the SPECIFICATION OF TRANSNATIONAL NEEDS for improved technology transfer and innovation processes, especially for SMEs, in the forest-based sector, with a specific focus on cross-sectoral value chains,...

  • FORESDA - Registration for the 1st Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region is open!
    - 01-11-2017

    The registration for the 1st Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) is now open! The event, taking place on 23-24 November 2017 at BMW World in Munich, is jointly organised by Bavaria (current Presidency of the EUSALP) and...

  • FORESDA - D.3.1.1 Methodology Handbook for the Mapping and Analysis of Regional Innovation Systems
    - 01-11-2017

    Objective of WP3 of FORESDA project is to develop a joint transnational strategy in improving framework conditions for forest-based cross-sectoral value chains and to mirror this strategy in local action plans for improved cross-sectoral...

  • FORESDA - Save the date | 17-18 January 2018 | Innovationsymposium RegioHOLZ
    - 01-11-2017

    RegioHOLZ represents the effective crosslinking of the timber and furniture industry with universities and research institutions with focus on application-oriented solutions to meet the challenges faced in the practice. The...

  • FORESDA - Dubrovnik Becomes the Center of European Wood Industry and Forestry!
    - 01-11-2017

    The 3rd edition of the Adriatic Wood Days (www.adriatic-wd.com) will be held in Dubrovnik at the beginning of December (4-6.12.2017). During three days, this central sectoral conference in the Mediterranean will host a numerous sectoral...

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