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The Luxembourg Wood Cluster is one of the most recent clusters managed by Luxinnovation. It was set up in 2016 as a platform for exchange between all players in the wood sector, spanning from wood production to the end consumers of wood products.

As a meeting point for innovative, public and private organisations in the region – companies as well as research centres – the Wood Cluster brings together know-how and facilitates the sharing of experience in Luxembourg and the Greater Region.

Building of the proximity of its members, the cluster energises the sector and fosters the establishment of partnerships and joint projects.

 

Objectives

  • Optimise the market release and the use of wood resources
  • Create and enhance regional wood product chains
  • Support and diversify the wood processing sector
  • Promote the use of wood in construction
  • Support initial and vocational training
  • Stimulate product and process innovation

 

Services

  • General promotion of the wood sector
  • Organisation of networking events for members such as “Meet a member”
  • Organisation of conferences and thematic visits
  • Management of technical working groups around the themes of wood production, processing and use
  • Search and analysis of innovative projects
  • Identification and management of strategic flagship projects
  • Technology watch at national and international level
  • Support to wood sector SMEs and start-up

 

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The wood sector in the spotlight at  the Esch Theatre

21-06-2019

Invited to speak at the latest "10x6 Green Architecture" event organised by Maison Moderne, Philippe Genot, the Wood Cluster Manager, had the opportunity to demonstrate the important role of wood in the development of green architecture.
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Horizon 2020 funding opportunity for bio-based industries

13-06-2019

The recently launched Bio-Based Industries call for proposals offers €135 million of Horizon 2020 funding for projects aiming at boosting the development of the EU’s bio-based sector. The objective is to significantly reducing Europe’s dependency on fossil-based products, helping the EU meet climate change targets and foster more environmentally friendly growth. Interested companies and research organisations can apply for funding until 4 September 2019.
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19 September: save the date!

28-05-2019

At the initiative of the BioHealth Cluster, the health technology sector’ players will meet in September for an innovative event concept.
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Digitisation for the benefit of businesses and citizens

27-05-2019

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider teamed up this Friday to present political guidelines for both artificial intelligence and for the ongoing digitisation of priority economic sectors.
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