Conclusions of ROSEWOOD project presented on the conference of Natural Resources Commission (NAT) at the European Committee of the Regions

BRUSSELS, 13/11/2019 – Director of Competence Centre Ltd. for research and development Ivan Ambroš as manager of East Europe Hub for sustainable wood mobilisation, presented conclusions within ROSEWOOD project at Conference on Regional Forest Innovation which was held in the European Committee of the Regions organized by Commission for Natural Resources (NAT) with the co-organization of the European Forest Institute (EFI) and the ROSEWOOD project. Read more

Approved 2 projects from the Interreg IPA CBC Programme in which the Competence Center Ltd is a partner

VINKOVCI, 6.11.2019. – On 2nd Call for Proposals of the Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 a total of 161 project proposals were submitted by partners from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, with a requested budget of more than 200 million EUR. Read more

ROSEWOOD Roadmaps and Map Viewer for Targeted Transfer of Best Practice and Innovations in Wood Mobilisation Published

For the transition towards a bio-based economy, renewable materials serving as feedstocks must be mobilised sustainably and innovative products integrated into circular economy value chains. On a European level, approaches to reach sustainable wood mobilisation are diverse, but exchange and cooperation among regions are scarce. The ROSEWOOD network’s central objective is to foster knowledge transfer in the forestry and wood sector across Europe. The network’s four regional Hubs provide a platform for exchange, bringing together experts and stakeholders from the entire wood value chain. Read more

Announcement of Regional Forest Innovation Conference co-organised by ROSEWOOD project

VINKOVCI, 31.10.2019. – The ROSEWOOD network and Commission for Natural resources will co-organise the Forest Innovation Conference in Bruxelles on 13th November 2019. Read more


ZAGREB, 22.10.2019. – Dean Tibor Pentek PhD, at the ceremonial session of the Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb, on the occasion of the 121st anniversary of its founding, announced in his speech, a launch of dislocated faculty of wood technology in Vinkovci, starting from 2020/2021 academic year. Read more

Competence Centre and East Europe Hub (ROSEWOOD) Presented at Joint International Workshop of IEA Bioenergy Task 43 and BioEast Initiative

SOPRON, 10.10.2019. – At the invitation of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar, Competence Centre Ltd. participated at the joint workshop of the IEA Bioenergy Task 43 and the BioEast Initiative, which took place on October 10, 2019 in Sopron, Hungary. Read more

Competence Centre Ltd presented at the International Fair of Innovation, Economy and Technical Creativity

ILOK, 11.10.2019. – Competence Centre Ltd participated on INVENTUM, the 13th International Fair of Innovation, Economy and Technical Creativity for Youth. The fair was held in Ilok from October 11 to 13, organized by the Tesla Innovators Association Ilok, sponsored by the Vukovar-Srijem County, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Science and Education, and with the support of the City of Ilok, and various sponsors and donors. Read more

ROSEWOOD East Europe Hub on 10th Southeast Europe Sawmill Congress

SLAVONSKI BROD, 26.09.2019. – 10th Southeast Europe Sawmill Congress was organized by Croatian Wood Cluster,  the Center for Development and Investment and Wood & Furniture, under the HIGH auspices of the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia, the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, the Croatian Parliament, the City of Slavonski Brod and Brod – Posavina County. Read more

Signed contract for construction of innovation infrastructure

VUKOVAR, 23.09.2019. – In the premises of Vukovar-Srijem County, a contract for carrying out construction works within the infrastructure project “Wood-technology Centre Slavonian Oak” has been signed with the company Planum-građenje d.o.o. from Vukovar. Read more

Competence Centre Ltd employees successfully completed education

VUKOVAR, 09.09.2019. – Competence centre Ltd. employees were awarded with certificates in educational programs: „Opening and managing of Start – up company“, „Financial management“ and „Sources of financing“. Read more