CE procurement: 3D wood scanner

Cente of Excellence LignoSilva procures 3D CT scanner for wood defect detection with accessories, conveyors, including training
Notice is published in the Official Journal of the EU, under no. 2020 / S 095-226305 (for vision)
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://obstaravanie.eranet.sk/#/tenderPublicDetails/185

New press release published in LESmedium

On April 16, 2020, an article about the project Center of Excellence Lignosilva was published in LESmedia. You can find the article here

 Note: The article is in Slovak language.

CE LignoSilva: Institutionalised

The Centre of excellence of the forest-based industry (CE LignoSilva) has been institutionalised in the form of a separate organisational unit of the National Forest Centre (NFC Zvolen) since 1st March 2020. The head of the CE LignoSilva became Dr. Ing. Tomáš Bucha, his deputy Ing. Tomáš Gergeľ, PhD.

The LignoSilva is a joint research centre of the NFC Zvolen and the Pulp and Paper Research Institute Bratislava which concentrates pilot lines, specialized laboratories and workplaces of both partners into the solution of 4 main scientific multidisciplinary programs:

Research Agency supported CE LignoSilva

National Forest Centre signed a contract with the Research Agency on December 12, 2019. Within the call for teaming research centers, code OPVaI-VA / DP / 2018 / 1.1.3-04, the Research Agency supported the Center of Excellence Lignosilva with the amount of 9.88 mil. EUR.

The contract was published on the Central Contract Register on 8.1.2020: https://www.crz.gov.sk/index.php?ID=4386814&l=en

Round Table

Round Table focused on the support of the Teaming Centres establishment in Slovakia organized by Research Agency. Read more »

Guests from Indonesia visited the National Forest Centre.

Guests from far Indonesia visited the National Forest Centre

Zvolen, March 21, 2018 - The National Forest Centre welcomed on its premises seven representatives of the HASNUR group from the Republic of Indonesia under the leadership of Mr. Hasnuryadi Sulaiman Abdussamad accompanied by representatives of the Indonesian Embassy.

Press conference

November 25th, 2016

Minister of Education Peter Plavčan presented the achievements of Slovak researchers in the Teaming call of the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 at a press conference 25.11.2016.

Out of the 167 applicants were accepted thirteen projects, among them three from Slovakia, from the Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the National Forest Centre in Zvolen.

NFC Zvolen succeeded with the project of the Centre of Excellence LignoSilva, which integrates research, development and innovation potential of the forest-wood sector, rationally linking the chain of production, processing and consumption of wood.

Forest Innovation Workshop 2016

Inform-Prioritize-Collaborate: Cooperation of Regions on innovation in forest management, use of wood and forest-related services

» Forest Innovation Workshop 2016