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

  • 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...

  • FORESDA - Only 3 days left to register for the conference on the wood modification!
    - 28-11-2018

    On 12th-13th of December the final Conference of COST Action FP1407: Living with modified wood, will be organized at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Forestry, Belgrade, Serbia. The conference topic is state-of-the-art wood modification...

  • FORESDA - BROCHURE ON THE ADVANTAGES OF BUILDING WITH WOOD
    - 28-11-2018

    In order to inform the target groups (investors and architects) in Bosnia and Herzegovina about the advantages of wood construction, a brochure "Advantages of building timber" was produced as a result of research and analysis of the wood sector...

  • FORESDA - Dubrovnik, December 3rd-4th: Opportunity to Develop Innovative Ideas for Business
    - 19-11-2018

    The latest achievements of FORESDA project will be presented in Dubrovnik, during 4th edition of Adriatic Wood Days,(www.adriatic-wd.com), which will be organized at the beginning of December (3-4.12.2018). In addition, the participants will...

  • FORESDA - Only One Week until the First Joint Romanian-Hungarian Cluster Conference
    - 15-11-2018

    The first joint Romanian-Hungarian cluster conference will take place in Oradea (Romania) and Debrecen (Hungary). A three-day event (20.-22.11.2018) is a first European cluster event to be labeled under the EU “Cluster Week” initiative. It is...

  • FORESDA - COLLABORATION NETWORKS AS A CRUCIAL LEVER FOR DEVELOPMENT: Surveys and Strategies are good. But Companies Need Something Real!
    - 13-11-2018
    COLLABORATION NETWORKS AS A CRUCIAL LEVER FOR DEVELOPMENT:  Surveys and Strategies are good. But Companies Need Something Real!

    A three-day meeting of the FORESDA consortium, which was organized at the beginning of November in Belgrade, the Serbian capital, put the accent on the innovation topics linked to SMEs. It was also an opportunity to check the first results of the...

  • FORESDA - Connecting the Companies and Students in the Cascading Use of Wood in Romania
    - 05-10-2018

    (Picture shows participants of the meeting organized in June 2018 at the Holzindustrie Schweighofer in Reci, Romania) Regarding the utilization of cascading concept in wood processes, the PRO WOOD Cluster from Romania continues with the...

  • FORESDA - Furniture Production is the Most Innovative Subsector
    - 03-10-2018

    Innovation is the key to maintain the competitiveness and sustainable development - This is one of the main conclusions of the consortium meeting of the FORESDA project, which was organized in the last week of September in the picturesque German...

  • FORESDA - Project Meeting Bad Wildbad: Learning from the Best
    - 19-09-2018

    (Photo shows the famous observation tower in Bad Wildbad (where the meeting takes place), made of wood and steel construction. Source: www.baumwipfelpfad-schwarzwald.de) The seventh project meeting of FORESDA project will take place next...

  • FORESDA - FORESDA participates on the DTP Photo Competition
    - 15-08-2018

    The projects approved by the Danube Transnational Programme (DTP) plan to achieve valuable results to improve integration and competitiveness in an area, which is as complex as it is diverse.  As the quote says “A picture is worth a thousand...

  • FORESDA - Check the Reasons for Joining the Forest-based Industries
    - 17-07-2018

    #MakeTheDifference! Forests play a key role in mitigating the consequences of climate change and directly affect the reduction of greenhouse gases. Furthermore, the available life cycle assessment (LCA) studies consistently show that wood...

  • FORESDA - FORESDA Project Meeting to be Held in Ljubljana Next Week
    - 13-06-2018

    On June 21st-22nd a project meeting of FORESDA consortium will be organized in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The first day is reserved for project topics and reporting among partners about the current status of activities within the project. The first day...

  • FORESDA - 31st Bled e-Conference, Bled (Slovenia) / June 17th-20th 2018
    - 11-06-2018

    Bled eConference has been shaping electronic interactions since 1988. It attracts speakers and delegates from business, government, information technology providers and universities and is the major venue for researchers working in all aspects...

  • FORESDA - Modern Education Programmes for (Un)employed in Zenica
    - 11-06-2018

    Zenica Development Agency (ZEDA) as one of the partners in the FORESDA project, within the Pilot Project, organized the SolidWorks course from March 12th to April 19th, 2018 in the IT development center – Impulse Creative Center – who operates...

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