Subject: Dubrovnik Becomes the Center of European Wood Industry and Forestry! Dear Sirs/Madam, The 3rd edition of the Adriatic Wood Days (www.adriatic-wd.com) will be held in Dubrovnik at the beginning of December (4-6.12.2017). During three days, this central sectoral conference in the Mediterranean will host a numerous sectoral experts, important policy makers and other relevant […]

In Sarajevo, on the 6th of October, gathered more than 80 stakeholders from the forestry and woodworking sector with the aim of exchanging opinions and obtaining the latest information on EU funds and sectoral lobbying. The conference was organized by the Croatian Wood Cluster and the University of Bihac, with the support of the Chamber […]

Wood-Technology Conference is the central annual gathering of forest-based industries in Croatia and South-East European region. The Conference will take place on the 5th and 6th of June and for over 14 years it has been held in the Kvarner resort City of Opatija (Croatia) in Grand Hotel 4 opatijska cvijeta. Traditionally, more than 250 […]

On Thursday, March 30, in Praque will be held the first kick-off conference of the international project DanuBioValNet. The project is co-financed from the EU funds (ERDF, IPA) and its objective is cross-clustering partnership for boosting eco-innovation by developing a joint bio-based value-added network for the Danube Region. Project activities began in early January and […]

Earlier this year started the activities within the international project FORESDA, which aims to transform the traditional forest-based areas into innovative, modern areas and to improve or reconfigure the existing value chains. The project will be implemented in the Danube area, that is 9 partner countries – Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Romania, […]

The 2nd KUPRES 2017 Conference will be held on 9-10 February and will bring together more than 250 leading European experts in the field of forestry and wood processing. Croatian Wood Cluster, as a co-organizer of the conference, used his lobbying position in Brussels, in order to bring the greatest authorities in the field of […]

7th Cogress of the Sawmill Industry of the Southeast Europe will take place in Slavonski Brod (Croatia) on November 9th, 2016. The Congress will gather representatives of the sawmill industry and forestry, timber traders and technology suppliers from Croatia and the SEE region as well as representatives of state administration, local government units, trade unions and the media. 

Croatian MEP Marijana Petir, Marijan Kavran, director of the Croatian Wood Cluster and professor Ivica Tikvić, Professor at the Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb were speakers at the press conference held yesterday on September 19 at the Westin Hotel in Zagreb. Main topics were the model of cascading use of wood adopted in July by the European Commission, the need for greater evaluation of Croatian forests in the latest EU climate policy package and the occurrence of bark beetles that endangers almost 30% of the forests in Gorski Kotar.

The press conference in the presence of Marijana Petir, MEP, Marijan Kavran, director of the Croatian Wood Cluster and Ivica Tikvić, professor at the Faculty of Forestry will be held  on Monday, September 19th, at 11 am in the Westin Hotel. In the introduction Croatian MEP Marijana Petir will present her standpoints regarding better evaluation of the forests in Croatia in relation to European policies to mitigate climate changes.

Following last year’s successful edition, a conference entitled: Investments in Wood-Processing and Forestry in South East Europe will be held in Brussels on July 12th-13th 2016, in the organization of the Croatian Wood Cluster and main European confederation for the wood woodworking industry CEI-Bois and with the support of Croatian MEP Marijana Petir. Among wood […]

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