WE ARE ACTIVE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
The Wood Industry Cluster serves as a bridge connecting one third of people employed in forestry and wood-processing industry in Slovenia and in the most important Slovenian wood research institutions. We join forces to work in different international and Slovenian development projects us hand-pick by taking into account the needs of member companies. The common denominator of all activities is commitment to improve competitiveness of the cluster members. The Wood Industry Cluster works hand-in-hand with GS- Association of Wood and Furniture Industry and delivers the bulk of marketing activities for it and prepares co-ordinates and carries out a wide array of international projects having beneficial effects on the industry and its key players.
OUR PRIORITY OBJECTIVES ARE:
SECTIONS OF THE ASSOCIATION:
Networking and Integration of National Programmes in the Area of Wood Material
Science and Engineering
PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL AREA:
BEST PRACTICE EXAMPLE
The wood industry cluster mostly engages in co-ordination activities on behalf of the cluster, as well as the preparation, co-ordination and the project management of major joint and international projects. The employees working in the cluster office are highly qualified for the job: they hold the international certificate »Certified Project Manager by SloCert and IPMA«.
Until now, the Wood Industry Cluster has executed around 55 projects for groups of companies and for individual enterprises and more than 300 meetings with approximately 4,500 participants. In addition, until now, the Cluster has co-ordinated i.e. it has taken part in the preparation of several project proposals (7.OP, CORNET, EUREKA, LdV, ERA-NET, Norwegian financial mechanism, structural funds, ...) and it acts as a co-ordinator of international projects.
In addition, we successfully collaborate in several international networks (WoodWisdom Era Net2, Innovawood, TCI, and the network of wood clusters of Central and South-East Europe, ...).
The Wood Industry Cluster is recognised in the EU and South-East Europe in its area of operation as a credible and trustworthy partner.
Reference development projects: