Workshop with the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry representatives, regional office Banská Bystrica.

The meeting connected with the workshop took place on 19 May 2022, focusing on introducing 3D CT scanning technology for wood and preparing a new project Upgrade of the Center of Excellence LignoSilva to the call of Horizon Europe Widera-Teaming. The Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry supports the preparation of the new project as important for regional development. They offered the use of the Chamber's capacities and activities in networking and informing entities operating in the wood production and processing sector about Centre of Excellence LignoSilva technological innovations.


Workshop - 11th Czech-Slovak professional seminar on forest monitoring

CE LignoSilva will take part in the 11th Czech-Slovak expert seminar on monitoring the condition of forests in Hnanice on 12 May 2020 (CZ)

Workshop on the experience from the implementation of the LignoSilva project focused on building research infrastructure and the contribution to forestry research within the research solution of activity 1.1 of the CE LignoSilva project.


Event ROSEWOOD 4.0

Event Rosewood 4.0

On April 29, 2022, a CE LignoSilva event was held for the ROSEWOOD 4.0 project, which focuses on creating and supporting digital solutions in the entire value chain of forestry, leading to increasing the resilience of forests.

The project evaluates more than 100 good examples and innovations in the field of forest management or wood supply. The project partners are 21 organizations from 17 European countries.


Publication from the Rosewood 4.0 - click here -



Workshop for students of TUKE

The National Forestry Center and the Technical University of Košice prepared a workshop for students of the Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies on the topic "Practice needs in processing data from aerial and satellite Remote Sensing". CE LignoSilva specialists presented procedures for biomass quantification, assessment of forest condition from satellite images and 3D CT scanning of logs.


Central European - Forestry Journal

The LignoSilva Center of Excellence is cooperating in the preparation of a special issue of the Central European - Forestry Journal "Wood - from forest to people"

 Click here for more information




The center's success in the 1st stage of the Horizon Europe call Teaming for excellence

Centre of Excellence was invited to submit a full proposal for stage 2 of Horizon Europe call Teaming for Excellence. 

The overall objective of the CoE is to upgrade of the existing LignoSilva Center of Excellence (CoE). The essence of upgrade lies in institutional reform aimed at introducing European standards of science management, increasing excellence, expanding research capacities, digital transformation based on the implementation of Forestry 4.0 and Pulp & Paper 4.0 into CoE research innovation activities, support for open science and more efficient knowledge transfer to FBS.


Conference LignoSilva 2021


National Forest Centre and Pulp and Paper Research Institute a.s

organised a professional conference

LignoSilva 2021

which took place on 28 September 2021 from 9:00,

You can find the conference proceedings here.


Conference program:

The program is available here. The meeting of the professional conference will be divided into three blocks:


BLOK 1: Recyklácia dreva, technológie celulózo-papierenského využitia a výroby biopalív z drevnej biomasy.

BLOCK 2: Promoting sustainable timber production in the face of climate change.

BLOCK 3: Decision support and value-added systems in the forestry and timber sector.


Professional guarantors of the conference: Dr. Ing. Tomáš Bucha, Ing. Štefan Boháček, PhD.

Organizing Committee: RNDr. Slávka Tóthová, PhD., Ing. Tomáš Gergeľ, PhD., Ing. Vojtěch Ondrejka, PhD.

Workshop on energy utilization of biomass and implementation of fuel chip dryer within the research solution activity 1.5 of the CE LignoSilva project.


















• The focus of the LignoSilva Center of Excellence project and the BIOEAST initiative, focusing on the energy use of wood, were presented at the working meeting. From the presentations of the participants of the working meeting, knowledge was gained about the direction of research and development in the use of wood biomass for energy purposes.


• The main benefit lies in the exchange of knowledge in building a research and development center focusing on the energy use of biomass and in obtaining information on the direction of research and innovation in this area.





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September 27th, 2021

On September 27, 2021, CoE Lignosilva will be presented at the BIOEAST FORESIGHT CONFERENCE (High-level foresight conference on positioning sustainable and circular bioeconomies) organized by the BIOEAST - Central and Eastern European initiative for knowledge-based agriculture, aquaculture and forestry in the bioeconomy. Dr. Tomáš Bucha, head of CoE LignoSilva will present on the topic: New technologies in wood processing value chains.  

More information about the conference can be found here:

You can find the presentation of the LignoSilva center of excellence here.

Documents to download: TWG Forestry value chain

                                     Rational and draft agenda