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Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH - Wood K plus

Research Center

Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


We are a leading research organisation in the area wood and wood-related renewable resources in Europe. Our core competences are materials research and process technology along the complete value chain – from raw material to finished products. We develop methods and basics and perform applied research on the economy-science interface, in order to enable resource-efficient management in the circular bioeconomy.

Wood K plus analyzes in cooperation with industrial partners and SME the demand for innovation, organizes the demand in technological issues and identifies promising approaches to the problems that can be implemented in specific research projects. If necessary, Wood K plus also acts as project manager from project definition, preparation of applications for projects, integration of partners over processing to clearing and communication with sponsors.

Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH - Wood K plus

Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH - Wood K plus

Contact Person
Andreas Haider
Business Development Manager
is SME contact

Wood K plus has at its disposal a comprehensive infrastructure from laboratory scale up to pilot scale in the areas of

  • Wood Chemistry and Biotechnology
  • Wood Materials Technologies
  • Wood and Paper Surface Technologies
  • Biobased Composites and Processes
  • Market Analysis and Innovation Research

The specific equiment within the listed areas can be checked directly on our website.


Wood K plus provides various service opportunities for cooperation:

Service agreements are provided in our framework for

  • material and process development
  • feasibility studies
  • expert reports
  • business consultancy

Joint research cooperation in collaborative (funded) international and national R&D&I-projects

Other activities
Development and processing of biocomposites, wooden materials and wooden composites
Circular bioeconomy and sustainability assessment (even at low TRL)
Comprehensive characterizations for all R&D topics
Service for Industry and SMEs