PROGRAM VISION To create a platform for commercialization of wood-bioplastic composites, ecological wood treatment biochemicals and bio-based wood adhesives by 2015
FINNISH WOOD RESEARCH OY ownership Kimmo Järvinen Finnish Wood Research Oy is owned by 14 key Finnish companies operating in the field of wood products and wood working industry: Finndomo Oy, Huonekalutehdas Korhonen Oy, Raute Oy, Versowood Oy, Ekovilla Oy, Jartek Oy, Penope Oy, Metsäliitto osuuskunta, Ruukki Group Oyj, Stora Enso Wood Products Oy, Tikkurila Oyj, UPM-Kymmene Oyj, Puusta Innovations Oy and Rakennustoimisto Rasto Oy.
FINNISH WOOD RESEARCH OY mission Kimmo Järvinen Finnish Wood Research Oy is a non-profit research company jointly owned by the aforementioned Finnish companies. FWR mission is to act as a platform for industry wide planning and implementation of research activities which enable the companies to strengthen their core competencies and business operations. The core competence of FWR is in recognising the needs of national and EU-level wood working industry research needs and efficiently carrying out respective research activities. Networking with companies, research institutions and authority bodies within the industry is an essential part of operation and ensures that the research programs are successfully implemented. Knowledge of financing channels and the ability to create substantially effective research and development projects the efficiency of operation.
VALUE ADDED OF JOINT RESEARCH = RISK MANAGEMENT Kimmo Järvinen EU-level joint Research Standardization BWW LWW Minimum level Resource requirements & challenge Time and risks National level joint research Corporate level R&D ”old school”
VALUE ADDED OF JOINT RESEARCH = RISK MANAGEMENT Kimmo Järvinen EU-level joint Research Standardization BWW LWW Minimum level Resource requirements & challenge Time and risks National level joint research Corporate level R&D ”succesfull way”
PROGRAM 10:00 Welcome, Kimmo Järvinen, FWR Oy 10:15 FuBio present status, Niklas von Weymarn, FuBio coordinator 10:35 Globalisation 2.0 and the imperative of sustainable renewal, Aarne Nurmio, Convocatum 11.15 Biopolymers and composites, Jukka Seppälä, Aalto University 11:45 Luncheon 12:30 Workshop themes and instructions, Jaakko Lehto, UPM-Kymmene 13:00 Workshop; joint development of research topics, workgroups 14:30 Coffee break 15:00 Presentations of workgroup results, workgroups 16:00 Conclusions and next steps Kimmo Järvinen