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Mediterranean wood products represent a renewable resource that can be constantly used and replenished, making it a key component of the bioeconomy concept. Innovations in timber processing and use are driving new sustainable applications for this traditional resource.

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The future will be made of wood: Why we’ll use it for cars, houses,...

Translated from original article in La Vanguardia. "If the 19th century was the era of steel and the 20th...
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Wood sector alliance for the New European Bauhaus

The European wood-based sector launched the wood sector alliance for the New European Bauhaus (Wood4Bauhaus.eu) to establish an open platform of stakeholders....
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Woodworking Industries present joint position on EU Forest Strategy

CEI-Bois, the European Confederation of the Woodworking Industries, and EOS, the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry have issued on the 16...
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How can the transition to the bioeconomy improve the social sustainability of forest workers?

A survey launched by Julia Virgolino from University College Dublin in partnership with Universidade Federal da Paraiba (Brazil) aims on building an...
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Energy and material substitution of wood products for climate change mitigation

The article "Climate mitigation by energy and material substitution of wood products has an expiry date" was recently published in the Journal...

Woodrise 2022 conference on contemporary sustainable construction

Woodrise 2022 will bring distinguished international experts in multistory timber construction to the Slovenian coast, presenting architectural and engineering achievements from the...
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How the fashion industry is turning to forests for the fibres of the future

Fashion is an economically important but highly contaminating industry. The industry emits 5% of global greenhouse gasses, produces 20% of wastewater and...
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InnoRenew Conference on Healthy and Sustainable Renovation with Renewable Materials

The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2021, “Healthy and Sustainable Renovation with Renewable Materials”, will provide a forum to explore renewable materials and their...
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New journal on sustainability in the built environment

InnoRenew CoE has launched Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Built Environment (IPBE), an open access journal that publishes peer-reviewed research at the nexus of...
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ForestValue Joint Call 2021 to support the forest-based value chain

The ForestValue Research Programme announced the Joint Call 2021 (JC 2021) for joint European research projects with an indicative total public funding...

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Circular bioeconomy: Untapped business potential for a sustainable future

Our current economic system relies on a linear use of resources – that we can continue extracting more and more raw materials...

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