Newsletter #3

13-06-2018
 

We welcome you to our third FORESDA newsletter! 

Find out the information on the events and news related to FORESDA project, and important news on the policies and innovative projects related to the forest-based industries.

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SMART AND SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION AND FURNITURE

 

SMART HOME, SMART FURNITURE. HOW TO DEVELOP INDIVIDUAL AND INTELLIGENT PRODUCTS

The strong trend towards individual and intelligent products in the furniture and contract furnishing industry is one of the driving forces behind digitization and networked production. And exactly this is the main idea of the German pilot project "Smart Home, Smart Furniture" which is being developed... More

 

HOW TO SUPPORT ARCHITECTS IN BUILDING WITH WOOD

In February 2018, a workshop "Protection, installation and use of wood outdoors" was organized at the Biotechnical Faculty at University of Ljubljana. Workshop was attended by more than 200 architects, town planners, producers and potential users of wooden constructions. With the aim to maintain a positive and growing trend of constructions with wood... More

 

A WORLD' TALLEST WOODEN BUILDING IS BEING BUILT IN TOKIO

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 biggest drawback. Today they are building the world's tallest wooden building in central... More


 

RESEARCH, INNOVATIONS, AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

 

COLLABORATIVE NETWORKS. ARE YOU IN?

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 strategic innovation areas... More
 

WOOD 4.0. WHAT DOES BIONICS HAVE TO DO WITH IT

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 Salzburg, Austria, by Wood Cluster Salzburg in the cooperation with the Innovation Service Salzburg... More


 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

 

HOW TO REDUCE THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY OSCILLATION DRYING OF WOOD
 

Within the Third Professional Conference "Wood Industry and Forestry of Serbia", held in the City of Niš in April this year, a roundtable was held on the topic – Wood Drying. In addition to the representatives of the Faculty of Forestry, as the organizer of the conference, a moderator of this roundtable was a representative of the company Nigos-electronic... More
 

RAISE THE LEVEL OF SAFETY ON WORK BY INCREASING THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY

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 to increase the energy efficiency of the companies, (3) How to strengthen the cross-sectoral collaboration... More


 

POLICIES & EDUCATION

 

CAPITALISATION EVENTS ARE IMPORTANT!

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, technology, market experts, cluster managers and policy makers from Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia and Romania and... More
 

HOW TO INCREASE SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE OF BIOENERGY POLICIES

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 Brasov, Romania.  Presentations and discussions focused on models of raising awareness of local communities... More

 

MODERN EDUCATION PROGRAMMES FOR (UN)EMPLOYED IN ZENICA

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 within the Agency. The course was intended for employees in furniture and other industries as well as... More


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

31ST BLED E-CONFERENCE (SLOVENIA) / JUNE 17TH-20TH 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 of digital transformation. The conference venue is the Alpine village of Bled... More

 

FORESDA PROJECT MEETING TO BE HELD IN LJUBLJANA NEXT WEEK

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 is also dedicated to the mentoring among partners, then FORESDA project uses internal capacities of the partners... More 

 
 
 
 

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