New and Completed Projects - March 2016

New and Completed Projects - March 2016

FWPA’s RD&E program invests in projects in the three areas of a) Market Access and Development, b) Wood Products and c) Sustainability & Resources. 

The projects and their resultant outcomes are published on the FWPA website. Listed below are some recently contracted projects.

Project (Research Provider)  FWPA invests Total budget
Investigate the possibility of using wood and wood waste as feedstock for 3D printing (Uni Southern Queensland) $60,000 $216,000
WeedChem – a forest industry herbicide prescription selection system (ForestrySA) $10,000 $32,000
Optimizing remotely acquired, dense point cloud data for plantation inventory (Scion) $250,000 $997,732
Improving productivity of the sub-tropical private native forest resource (QDAF) $156,000 $810,576
Weatherproofing verification of timber cladding profiles based by the verification method given in 2015 BCA Part F1 (TDA NSW) $80,000 $108,150
Implementation of NIR-based QC of H2F Working Solutions (Meder Consulting) $28,000 $71,798
Industrial heat credits from sawmill and other agricultural by-products (Energetics) $12,960 $12,960

Our acknowledgment

In the spirit of reconciliation, Forest & Wood Products Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia, and we acknowledge their connection to the land and their custodianship of Country and forests. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Our acknowledgment