Growing the future of Gippsland Forestry
$2.0 million research funding investment to boost sustainability, jobs and economic benefits in partnership with industry
With the support of the Australian and Victorian governments, the Gippsland Centre of the National Institute for Forest Products Innovation has up to $2.0 million available for research grants to grow the future of forestry.
Research projects could include: developing new and improved products in relation to composites, extractives and bioenergy; improving workplace and supply chain innovation, safety and efficiency; enhancing tree growing including forest health and genetic gain; maximising precision management and applying new technologies; development of new non-timber forest products and services; improving forest industry social licence; and identifying opportunities with robotics, automation and artificial intelligence.
About us The Gippsland Centre of the National Institute for Forest Products Innovation is a joint venture between the Australian Government, the Victorian Government and the forest and wood products industry with the goal of growing forestry into the future.