EcoReFibre project update: DIEFFENBACHER and Tomra showcase technology for circular fibreboards 

22 April 2024

Two years after EcoReFibre project started in May 2022, when 20 organizations from seven countries launched the initiative, the consortium met at DIEFFENBACHER in Eppingen and TOMRA in Mülheim-Kärlich to demonstrate the application of research findings and discuss the interim results of the project. 

BASAJAUN’s 5 policy recommendation upon successful completion of the project.

22 May 2024

The BASAJAUN project, focusing on sustainable wood construction for rural development and urban transformation, was recently finalized. Between 2019 and 2024, BASAJAUN was implemented through a consortium of 31 organizations in 12 countries, with a total budget of €12 million financed by the European Commission. The project was coordinated by Tecnalia in Spain.

Open support letter for NEB: The EU forest-based sector’s role in the transformation of the built and living environment

07 Dec 2023

The Wood4Bauhaus Alliance wishes to contribute further to the ongoing debate concerning the future role of NEB within the European funding programmes.

NEB Academy Pioneer Hub in Slovenia launched

6 July 2023

The NEB Academy is a flagship initiative on skills for sustainable construction of the European Year of Skills. The first Pioneer Hub is being launched by the University of Primorska in Slovenia together with various institutions across Europe. 

WCTE 2023: World Conference on Timber Engineering in Oslo, Norway

22 June 2023

The World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE) is the largest global and most prestigious scientific conference in engineering research on wood used as a building material. The Wood4Bauhaus Alliance was invited for a keynote speech given by Uwe Kies.

NEB roundtable at the EPF Annual General Assembly in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

23 June 2023

The Wood4Bauhaus Alliance and the NEB Academy were presented in an open roundtable discussion about the role of NEB for buildings and construction, during which the important need for more skills development and transdisciplinary research and innovation was highlighted.

WOODRISE 2022 Conference in Slovenia

6-9 Oct 2022

The Woodrise 2022 Congress was held from Oct 6-9, 2022 in Portoroz, Slovenia, presenting a rich programme and line-up of international speakers in the field

Wood4Bauhaus Alliance welcomes the European Parliament’s Report on the New European Bauhaus

14 September 2022

Today’s adoption by the European Parliament of their Report on the New European Bauhaus is a welcome move. The Report is the work of the

W4B Alliance hosts side event at the EU Bioeceonomy Conference

7 October 2022

Report from the Wood4Bauhaus Alliance side event held Friday 7th October at the High-Level EU Bioeconomy Conference, ‘Bioeconomy – Enabling the European Green Deal in

WOODRISE 2022 : BASAJAUN workshop

6 Oct 2022

The BASAJAUN project hosted one of the R&D technical sessions at the Woodrise 2022 congress in Slovenia. In this session, the architectural designs of the

Horizon NEB NEXUS report at Woodrise Webinar Series

10 May 2022

Uwe Kies, Secretary General of InnovaWood, presented the Wood4Bauhaus Alliance at a Woodrise webinar on the topic of Sustainability and CO2 Sequestration. In his talk,

European Commission publishes new study about climate benefits of wood products

12 October 2021

The aim of this study is to evaluate the climate benefits of harvested Wood-based Construction Products (WCP), and to explore the role of policy in

Reforest our Planet, Retimber our Cities – over 1,200 attend online Wood4Bauhaus conference

8 April 2021

“REFOREST OUR PLANET, RETIMBER OUR CITIES”: Professor Schellnhuber delivers strong message in support of a key role for wood in President Ursula von der Leyen’s

The New European Bauhaus: Matching aesthetics with sustainability in buildings

06 October 2022

On 5 October 2022, Euractiv published a Special Report on ‘The New European Bauhaus: Matching aesthetics with sustainability in buildings’. As part of the Special

UNECE-FAO Impulse Lab on climate-proof building with wood

5 October 2022

The Wood4Bauhaus Alliance was presented at the 83rd Session of the UNECE Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management in San Marino, in the

UNECE/FAO webinar Circular Economy – How can we make a difference as consumers?

30 June 2022

Virtual launching event for UNECE/FAO new publication “Circularity concepts in forest-based industries”

Wood4Bauhaus Policy Recommendations and Research Needs for the NEB

23 June 2021

The Wood4Bauhaus Alliance has published their first set of 10 Policy recommendations and a list of Research Needs and Priorities supporting Sustainable Construction with Nature-based

BASAJAUN demo and InnoRenew CoE building presented at the BIOREGIONS Forestry Speed Dating webinar

17 June 2022

The BIOREGIONS Facility is a network of European regions that jointly promote a sustainable and integrative forest-based circular bioeconomy. A second series of the Forestry

W4B Alliance presented at Rosewood4.0 final event in Barcelona

14 June 2022

Rosewood4.0 project harnesses digital solutions and knowledge transfer along the forest value chain to reinforce the sustainability of forest resilience and wood mobilisation in Europe.

Catholic Church and EU Commission President back using more wood in the built environment

9 June 2022

The significant role for sustainable wood was discussed within both the New European Bauhaus and the wider strategy to tackle climate change at a high-level

Conference Report | Wood will play a tremendous role in the New European Bauhaus 

4 June 2022

Conference Report | Wood will play a tremendous role in the New European Bauhaus: Wood4Bauhaus featured at the Vatican and the NEB Festival  Sustainable nature-based

New European Bauhaus NEXUS report published

7 February 2022

Read the New European Bauhaus NEXUS report that lays out this major vision and points to the research needs under Horizon Europe and other EU

New European project EcoReFibre launched

31 May 2022

Wood goes Circular: we recently launched EcoReFibre, a new #HorizonEurope project on waste wood recovery and recycling in wood-based panels and novel #building products. Horizon

Wood4Bauhaus participates in the Festival of the New European Bauhaus

9 - 12 June 2022

The NEB Festival brings together stakeholders from all walks of life to debate and shape our future landscape. It is also a key opportunity to

Wood4Bauhaus represented at Bauhaus Earth conference in Vatican

9 June 2022

Wood4Bauhaus goes global 🌎: The Alliance proudly announces that Prof. Andreja Kutnar, Director of the InnoRenew CoE, will give a keynote address at the Pontifical

W4B Alliance at the “Building the Green Future” workshop in Brussels

8 June 2022

Clive Pinnington, Managing Director of the European Panel Federation (EPF), represented Wood4Bauhaus in a workshop “Building the Green Future – European collaboration towards inclusive human

European Parliament publishes Green Deal technology study focussed on New European Bauhaus

31 May 2022

The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) published a study titled “The Green Deal ambition: Technology, creativity and the arts for environmental sustainability”, offering a more

Innovative Practices of Wood Industries in the Circular Economy in Europe: WoodCircus Report

Long-lived engineered #woodproducts can play a much bigger role for #climatechange#mitigation in Europe’s #CircularEconomy: here we have tested the 9R-principles of the CSCE framework with 29 company cases of wood

WoodCircus Policy Event and White Paper

1 December 2021

Unlocking the Green Growth endorsed by the European Woodworking Industries WoodCircus Key Messages and Policy Recommendations Wednesday 1st December 2021 | 16:00 – 18:00 CET

The New European Bauhaus: wood sector sets out its stall wood4bauhaus Virtual Conference

11 March 2021

In her call for a New European Bauhaus movement, EC President Ursula von der Leyen has proposed that wood can play a key role in