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Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research

Micrograph of a polished section of a bongossi plank from a bridge (365 nm UV fluorescence). The coating comprises epoxy resin sprinkled with sand to improve the slip resistance.
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More Than Just Wood Research

Our mission is the generation and subsequent application of knowledge in the development of new materials and technologies focused on renewable resources and sustainability, improving the quality and safety of products, and increasing the competitiveness of related industries.