Netherlands based innovative timber company active in wood processing and technology research in natural wood preservation, has managed within several national and international networks to make a significant contribution to the development of award-winning new technologies for sustainable wood protection and wood modification.
Sustainability is a key factor in this market and so in the company. The company has developed a new innovative sustainable modification technology based on fast-pyrolysis and biobased feedstock. This offers the opportunity to introduce a fully circular wood based material, lining up with the actual policies, customer demands and developments of governmental organizations. Therefore the company is looking for distribution partners that value sustainable preservatives and have ideas about new markets, alternative industries and projects where these technologies can be applied to.
This technology request is an innovation challenge and is published on an open innovation platform from March 2nd until April 13th 2020. If an organisation does express interest in a cooperation with this company before that date, it will be guided towards this open innovation platform on which one can get in touch via a chat function with the company. Mind that posts on this platform are not confidential. Beside open discussions on the platform, sharing of confidential information will be made possible on demand. After closing the innovation platform the challenger will select the SME’s with the most promising solutions for a live Encounter to meet each other and to discuss the solutions. Once the challenge is closed, EOIs for this technology request will be treated in the usual way.