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

  • FORESDA - FORESDA again at Häfele in Nagold
    - 29-03-2018
    FORESDA again at Häfele in Nagold

    On March 12, 2018, the working group of the FORESDA pilot project "Smart Home, Smart Furniture" met for the second time to further advance the conceptual design of the planned online platform of the same name. The traditional Nagold company...

  • FORESDA - VIDEO: Bilateral mentoring and other activities in Kuchl!
    - 02-03-2018

    In the last days of February, a fifth FORESDA project meeting took place in Kuchl (Austria). Except standard meeting activities, we have mentored each other on the topics related to the project partners' competences such as digitalisation,...

  • FORESDA - FBI Innovation Projects at Kuchl Campus: Check out latest innovation ideas!
    - 28-02-2018
    FBI Innovation Projects at Kuchl Campus: Check out latest innovation ideas!

    During the ongoing project meeting of FORESDA consortium, which is being held in Kuchl near Salzburg, the host partner, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, organized a study tour on the Kuchl Kampus. The ongoing impressive R&D activities...

  • FORESDA - Co-working area for FBI companies and creative industries being established in Prijedor
    - 28-02-2018
    Co-working area for FBI companies and creative industries being established in Prijedor

    On February 23rd 2018 FORESDA partner PREDA-PD (Agency for Economic Development of Municipality Prijedor), participated on the cross-project event with Interreg Danube projects “Developing accelerators to provide better access to innovation...

  • FORESDA - Transnational Strategy on Boosting the Regional Innovation Systems Released with Clear Priority: More Innovation within Forest-based Sectors
    - 30-01-2018
    Transnational Strategy on Boosting the Regional Innovation Systems Released with Clear Priority: More Innovation within Forest-based Sectors

    As planned within FORESDA project (Interreg Danube Programme) project, the Transnational Strategy on the fostering of cross-sectoral, transnational innovation and strengthening of ecosystems is released in the end of December 2017. The...

  • 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...

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