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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.

Renewing the forest sector: behind Forest Value co-funded projects

The European initiative "Forest Value - Innovating forest-based bioeconomy", which aims to promote the competitiveness of the forestry sector in Europe by...

Creating healthy home offices

If we spend most of our time indoors, it is vital to bring nature and well-being to our closed spaces. This is...

Seeing the wood in the forests: First issue of the EFI Knowledge to Action...

We need to accelerate the transition from the existing global fossil and wasteful economy towards a renewable economy: a circular bioeconomy. If...

Innovative wooden schoolyards for children’s versatile development

Exploring the applicability of wood has led us to new discoveries about its positive impact on children’s emotional, behavioral and intellectual development....

ROSEWOOD Map Viewer: best practices and innovations for the forestry community

The European H2020 initiative ROSEWOOD, which aims at mobilising more wood and offering a major opportunity for Europe develop a sustainable biobased...

Wooden materials: answering the challenges of sustainable housing for the future

The European television channel Euronews has produced a reportage that delves into how current technology is meeting future challenges in the field...

Call for abstracts – InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020

The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020, “Integrating sustainability and health in buildings through renewable materials”, which will take place in Koper, Slovenia...

WoodCircus launches the 3W Factor competition: Wood Processing, Recycling and Reuse

The Wood Circus project funded by the European Union's H2020 programme, which aims to promote wood-based value chains as a key...

SWST International Convention 2020: Renewable resources for a sustainable and healthy future

One of the European Forest Institute's member organisations, InnoRenew CoE, will host the 63rd international convention of the International Society for Wood...

EFI celebrates a special day for forests

On this International Day of Forests, staff at the European Forest Institute are celebrating. Here's a brief glimpse at the diversity of...

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New guide on the uses of valuable broadleaves timber in Catalonia

Valuable broadleaves are tree species whose wood may reach superb technical and aesthetic properties. Oak, walnut, cherry, maple or ash are examples...

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