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

  • 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...

  • FORESDA - How to Increase Social Acceptance of Bioenergy Policies
    - 11-06-2018

    On the beginning of March 2018 the international thematic workshop “How to increase social acceptance of bioenergy policies” was organized by the Regional Development Agency Centru (Associated Strategic Partner of the FORESDA consortium) in...

  • FORESDA - Capitalisation Events ARE Important!
    - 11-06-2018

    In April this year the workshop about wood construction in Danube countries took place in Linz, Austria. It was organized as a part of the roadmapping activities within Interreg DanuBioValNet project. The workshop brought together industry,...

  • FORESDA - Raise the Level of Safety on Work by Increasing the Energy Efficiency
    - 11-06-2018

    During the market mapping activities which took place in the first year of FORESDA project, Croatian Wood Cluster identified three major challenges among wood processing companies in Croatia: 1. How to improve the level of safety on work 2. How...

  • FORESDA - How to Reduce the Energy Consumption by Oscillation Drying of Wood
    - 11-06-2018

    Within the Third Professional Conference "Wood Industry and Forestry of Serbia", held in City of Niš in April this year, a round table was held on the topic – Wood Drying. In addition to the representatives of the Faculty of Forestry, as the...

  • FORESDA - Wood 4.0. What does bionics have to do with it
    - 11-06-2018

    The trends related to the industry 4.0, in which automation and data exchange intensively enter also the manufacturing technologies, are being more and more recognized also in the forest-based industries. One of the recent events was organized in...

  • FORESDA - Collaborative Networks. Are You in?
    - 11-06-2018

    The FORESDA Collaborative Networks have been launched. They bring together businesses, knowledge providers (R&D organisations) and further stakeholders with the aim to foster the development of new products, processes and services in each of the...

  • FORESDA - A world' tallest wooden building is being built in Tokio
    - 30-05-2018

    For generations, Japan relied on wood to build the vast majority of its buildings, but the material’s inability to withstand fire – most dramatically demonstrated during the firebomb raids on major cities during World War II – has always been its...

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