EARTO Members

Wood K plus – Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH – UAR

Country: Austria
Founded in: 2001
EARTO Membership: Individual




Key Figures 2018

€10.99M Income

126 Employees

2 Patent Applications

115 Industrial Partners

N/A Spin-offs Created

5 H2020 Projects (eCorda March 2018)


Mission & Vision

Mission: Partners’ needs, environments, competences and ideas are a driving force for the development and implementation of WOOD Kplus’ research program. National and international cooperation projects are set up to bundle the right expertise and reach critical mass. Its research results lead to sustainable solutions to society’s development issues, enhancing public appreciation of its natural resources as well as their optimal management and use in high tech applications. As a result the economic condition of rural areas is improved by creating jobs and making regions less dependent on non-renewable resources like oil.


Vision: WOOD Kplus is a leading research institute in the area wood and wood-related renewable resources in Europe. Its core competences are materials research and process technology along the complete value chain – from raw material to finished products. WOOD Kplus develops methods and basics and perform applied research on the economy-science interface. Research is carried out at four locations: Linz, Lenzing, Tulln and St. Veit / Glan.



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