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ROSEWOOD: Eastern Europe Hub launched

OTOK, 08.05.2018. - In coference hall of Forest Office Otok, in Vukovar-Srijem County (Croatia), Eastern Europe Hub Launch Event was held in the framework of the ROSEWOOD project (European Network of Regions On Sustainable WOOD mobilisation).

Welcome speeches were given by: Deputy Prefect of Vukovar-srijem County, Josip Dabro, Head of Forest Administration Vinkovci, Damir Dekanić, President of the Wood Cluster Slavonian Oak, dr. sc. Josip Faletar and Director of the Competence Centre Ltd. for research and development, dr. sc. Ivan Ambroš.

Event was attended by representatives of Croatian Parliament, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Economy, entrepreneurship and crafts, Croatian Forests Ltd., Croatian Forest Research Institute, Slovenian Forestry Institute, Faculty of Forestry of the University of Zagreb, Vukovar-Srijem County, PRO WOOD Cluster from Romania, Wood Cluster Slavonian Oak, companies and other local and foreign institutions.

The ROSEWOOD project is founded by 1.5 million €, in 100% amount by the European Union Framework Program for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. Croatian partners in the project are Competence Centre Ltd. for research and development from Vinkovci and Croatian Forest Research Institute from Jastrebarsko. Project consortium includes 15 partners from 10 EU countries.

All partners are gathered in network of four regional Hubs for sustainable wood mobilization in North, Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. Initialization of dialogue and cooperation between stakeholders in forestry, wood industry, administration and economy in the wood mobilization value chains, are the Hub’s main tasks. Competence Centre Ltd. for research and development from Vinkovci is the East Europe Hub manager.

Main task of the project is collecting best practice end innovation examples and their exchange between European regions. Main goal is smart and sustainable use of wood raw material to contribute to development of underdeveloped rural areas.

After the conference, a working lunch was organized at the Kunjevci Hunting House.


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