From 13 to 16 June 2016
World Trade Center of Grenoble - Grenoble, France

Nanotechnology Conference on Renewable Materials - first time in Europe in 2016

The Nanotechnology Conference on Renewable Materials will take place next year from 13 to 16 June in Grenoble, France.

Further information will be published in due course at

10 September 2015
ETH Zurich, main building, room HG E 41
Workshop leader: Serge Biollaz, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen

Announcement: Workshop "From the idea to the market"

Organised by S-Win, NRP 66 and the Swiss Competence Centre for Energy Research SCCER BIOSWEET, the event is targeted at R&D specialists at higher education institutions and in SMEs who are interested in implementing research results in practice.

The programme includes talks by experts as well as workshops for a constructive exchange of ideas.

Further information on the programme and registration will follow in due course.

9-11 September 2015
18th International Symposium on Wood, Fibre and Pulping Chemistry ISWFPC
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Muthgasse 18, 1190 Vienna, Austria

18th International Symposium on Wood, Fibre and Pulping

The symposium is aimed at interested researchers and representatives of industry. New insights into the properties and processes of wood, pulp, fibres and other lignocellulose materials will be presented and discussed. Speeches may be submitted until 30 April. The symposium will take place in Vienna from 9 to 11 September.

14th and 15th of September 2015
Empa Academy in Duebendorf ZH
WoodWisdom-Net and S-WIN

7th WoodWisdom-Net Research Programme Seminar at Empa Academy

WoodWisdom-Net and S-WIN are pleased to invite you to attend the 7th WoodWisdom-Net Research Programme Seminar on 14th and 15th of September 2015 at Empa Academy in Duebendorf near Zurich, Switzerland.

This public midterm seminar of the 4th trans-national WoodWisdom-Net Joint Call (23 projects) will bring together researchers and stakeholders from industry, academia and policy-making organisations in the forest-based sector. The call was launched in 2013 with support from the European Commission through the 7th Framework Programme.

The objectives of the seminar will be to discuss the first results from the projects, to facilitate information exchange and networking between the projects and their stakeholders and to gain feedback and ideas for the further development of the WoodWisdom-Net Research Programme.

WoodWisdom-Net, Research Institute for Materials Science and Technology Empa, Swiss Promotion Agency for Technology and Innovation (CTI), Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and Swiss Wood Innovation Network (S-WIN) as event organizers and hosts look forward to welcoming you in Duebendorf.


17/18 September 2015
St. Gallen
Genossenschaft Olma Messen St.Gallen, Holzmann Medien Schweiz GmbH

"Faszination Holzbau" - practice workshop and exhibition

The second "Faszination Holzbau" event will be held in St. Gallen on 17/18 September 2015.

The event will feature presentations focusing on practical applications as well as panel discussions on new political challenges for timber-frame construction and on what it takes to increase the use of wood in Switzerland. It will also offer numerous exhibitors the opportunity of showcasing their latest products. Among the speakers is Ingo Burgert, project leader in NRP 66, who will be talking about "New materials for timber-frame construction - the future potential of wood". Participants who register by 30 June 2015 will profit from an early booking rebate.

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