Key challenges and innovation opportunities for wood construction

The second series of EFI Bioregions forestry speed dating events will kick off on 17 June 2022 allowing attendees to discover the latest innovations related to wood and hybrid construction.

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EFI Bioregions Facility is starting a new series of virtual Forestry Speed Dating events. This second series will feature Bio-based solutions for sustainable construction. The first event of this series, taking place on 17 June 2022, will give an introduction to the series through three presentations related to Key challenges and innovation opportunities for wood construction. The three presentations are:

InnoRenew CoE – Main challenges of Slovenia’s biggest timber building

InnoRenew CoE is an independent research institute that targets renewable materials and sustainable buildings, specifically innovative approaches to wood and its use, with the goal of transferring scientific knowledge into industrial practice. Through hands-on wood construction experience at their own facilities, InnoRenew CoE is very well-placed to outline the challenges in wood construction.

Osoltre – Demountable timber buildings with the use of carpentry joints

Oslotre specialises in timber architecture and construction technology. The company has more than 12 years of experience in timber architecture, timber engineering, assembly and production of CLT elements. Oslotre has offices in Oslo (Norway) and Melbourne (Australia) working mainly with office buildings and multi-story residential housing projects in timber

InnovaWood – Sustainable wood construction value chains: linking product innovations and regional stakeholders in the Basajaun project

InnovaWood is the main European network for wood science, technology and education. With 60+ member organisations in 28 European countries, it is a large living community of professionals in research, development, innovation, and education in the forest-based sector. The overall objective is to foster innovation in the value chain and related research and education, from forestry to wood products, to furniture, interiors and design of buildings by providing a forum to the membership.

InnovaWood forges partnerships for European projects and alliances with policy stakeholders in the role of a lead communication partner, with the aim to make the wood sector and its innovation ecosystem at large more visible towards the European research community and the European institutions.

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