Entries by TECH4EFFECT

26 – 27 June 2019, KWF Thementage, Richberg, Germany

This years KWF Thementage focus on the topic of ‘Forest access today – novel ways in logistics’. Franz Holzleitner from BOKU will give a presentation on ‘Smart sensing technology to monitor road bearing capacity’. Don’t miss this chance to meet TECH4EFFECT partners and pick up our project flyer in the KWF info desk. Have a […]

Publication: Spatial distribution of the potential forest biomass availability in Europe

European forests are considered a crucial resource for supplying biomass to a growing bio-economy in Europe. This study aimed to assess the potential availability of forest biomass from European forests and its spatial distribution. We tried to answer the questions (i) how is the potential forest biomass availability spatially distributed across Europe and (ii) where […]

27 – 31 May 2019, LIGNA 2019, Hannover, Germany

For the third time the Wood Industry Summit will be at LIGNA 2019. Taking place from 27 to 31 May in Hannover, Germany (hall 26), the summit focuses on “Access to Resources and Technology”. It is a well-established showcase for the forestry and wood industries organized by our partner KWF (German Forestry Council) together with […]

17 – 19 May 2019, Forlener, Erba, Italy

Our partner CONAIBO is going to attend the italian trade fair FORLENER from 17 to 19 May. Vitit the “Lario Fiere” exhibition centre in Erba (Lombardy Region, around 50km from Milan) to meet with them and pick up some TECH4EFFECT flyers! As the main Italian fair focusing on the forest-wood energy chain, FORLENER (Forest-Wood-Energy) is […]

Publication: Decreasing Fuel Consumption of Excavator-Based Harvesters with Machine Control System

Compared with purpose-built units, excavator-based harvesters offer many advantages, but they consume more fuel. Fuel efficiency can be increased by a better interface between the excavator and the harvester head. Spinelli et al from CNR just published testing results of a new adaptation kit in Forests 2019 (10(1), 43; https://doi.org/10.3390/f10010043). The kit is specifically designed […]

Consortium meeting in Finland

We are currently in Joensuu, Finland for our TECH4EFFECT consoritum meeting. Thanks to LUKE for the warm welcome in their beautiful wooden office building! Sign up to our newsletter to receive major updates from TECH4EFFECT: Newsletter subscription

20 November 2018, FTP conference 2018, Vienna, Austria

‘Vision 2040: The future role of the forest bioeconomy in Europe’ is the focus of this conference on the 20th of November 2018 in Vienna. Don’t miss this chance discuss the future of forests and their role in the bioeconomy and meet Gernot Erber from BOKU and Daniela Fichtenbauer from RTDS. Participation is free of […]

SGGW field trip for silviculture case study

Partners from SGGW visited case study areas for the silvicultural work package (WP2) in the Polanów Forest District to identify most productive silvicultural systems, techniques and technologies and assess them. This State Forest District is located in the northern part of Poland, with about 91,000 m3 of wood harvested annually, mainly pine, beech, spruce and […]