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|