Forest innovation hubs knowledge plattform

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5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Inventory, monitoring
Forest management, ecosystem, resilience
Research and development
Sensors, measurement equipment
Digital solution
Single tree detection software uses drone data as the basis for estimating important tree parameters (tree position, height and diameter). Drones offer very precise terrain and inventory data and are very cost-effective.
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5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Forest management, ecosystem, resilience
Harvesting, infrastructure, logistics
Modelling, simulation, optimization
Digital solution
HeProMo is an IT-based tool to predict the costs of timber harvesting scenarios under different aspects such as harvester logging. It allows certain settings to reflect the real situations in the forest. It provides preliminary costing and sensitivity analysis.
EN
5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Inventory, monitoring
Education and training
Research and development
Knowledge transfer, education
Digital solution
Comparison of operating results of forestry operation in Switzerland. The network undertakes regular monitoring of many forest enterprises (ca. 30%) and elevates their market situation and a big set of economic data on a yearly basis. 
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5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Products, markets, trade
Harvesting, infrastructure, logistics
Modelling, simulation, optimization
Digital solution
IT-based simulation (SorSim) for revenue estimation for single trees or tree stands. Modelling of the stem form, height, diameter at breast height (DBH) from tree species.  Supports decision makers in production- and utilization processes.
EN
5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Forest management, ecosystem, resilience
Education and training
Modelling, simulation, optimization
Digital solution
A simple forest growth simulation model for practitioner (Android-App). SiWaWa needs only the number of the stems [N], the basal area per hectare [G] of a certain stand to generate separated the stem distribution curve according to the DBH-classes.
EN
2.- Improve infrastructures and capacity of public actors
Inventory, monitoring
Forest management, ecosystem, resilience
Education and training
Sensors, measurement equipment
Digital solution
Forest stand inventory with the aid of the Smartphones capabilities (App). Easy, cheap and reliable tool for determining the most important dendrometer indicators (key figures of tree stands). Suitable for single tree measurement or stand inventories.
EN
2.- Improve infrastructures and capacity of public actors
Inventory, monitoring
Forest management, ecosystem, resilience
Research and development
Sensors, measurement equipment
Digital solution
In the project FINT-CH a methodology for the large-scale characterization of forest structures, thereon a better detection of single trees on the basis of remote sensing data, is under development. Top height, cover and mixture ratio get determined. 
EN
5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Ownership, cooperation
Products, markets, trade
Innovation management, hubs, clusters
Marketing platforms
Digital solution
Lignum Holzwirtschaft Zentralschweiz is the umbrella organisation of the forestry and timber industry in Central Switzerland and pools forces to promote wood and strengthen the wood value chain in Central Switzerland.
EN
4.- Ensure a well-trained workforce through attractive skills development and education
Forest disturbances, risks
Products, markets, trade
Harvesting, infrastructure, logistics
Smart machinery, equipment
Digital solution
Improvement of work safety through a new IT solution. A sensor node network connects to anyone involved (carrying such a node) and provides information about current danger situation over license-free band using Bluetooth low energy (BLE) .
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4.- Ensure a well-trained workforce through attractive skills development and education
Forest management, ecosystem, resilience
Education and training
Innovation management, hubs, clusters
Training, educational actions
Digital solution
Qualification programme for forestry companies to build up management competences regarding newest economic and IT engineering procedures.
EN
7.- Raise public awareness, social acceptance and political support for forestry
Wood construction industry
"wood passage" is an initiative of proHolz Austria, proHolz Bayern and Lignum Switzerland. The installation is touring European cities with stops in Munich, Linz, Augsburg, Innsbruck Basel and Vienna.
DE
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5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Products, markets, trade
Harvesting, infrastructure, logistics
Forest-based bio/circular economy
Collaboration platforms, logistical hubs
Digital solution
The perfect link between forest owners and the wood processing industry. It increases value added for forest owners through target-oriented, bundled marketing of timber and demand-oriented supply for partners in the wood industry.
EN
DE
1.- Improve forest resilience and adaption to climate change
Inventory, monitoring
Sensors, measurement equipment
Digital solution
FESTMETER Wöls Ltd. offers vitality analyses with a focus on bark beetle detection in coniferous forests.
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3.- Activate private owners and cooperative forest management
The pilot project supports people in using their forests sustainably. The model region of Graz alone shows how great the potential of the Styrian forest stands is.
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DE
2.- Improve infrastructures and capacity of public actors
Inventory, monitoring
Products, markets, trade
Traceability tools
Digital solution
A single electronic register of Ukrainian timber. The system enables to track the timber origin and it represents digitally the supply chain from forest to the buyer at the first processing facility.
UK
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