Trade Fairs and Events

  • Eberswalde University for Sustainable Developement / March 04, 2024 - March 08, 2024

    Focus course on “Bonding in wooden construction”

    WKI | AKADEMIE - Schwerpunktkurs »Kleben im Holzbau«
    © Fraunhofer WKI

    Specialist for repair of load-bearing timber components using adhesives (5 days)
    incl. “Specialist for bonding in wooden construction”

    Basic knowledge is imparted on the execution of bonding work for the manufacture or repair of load-bearing timber components. A written examination can be taken in both courses. This can be used to prove successful participation in accordance with DIN 1052-10.

    In addition, the course is recognized by the Brandenburgische Ingenieurkammer BBIK (Brandenburg Chamber of Engineers) as further training with 40 points.

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  • Hanover, Germany / April 22, 2024 - April 26, 2024


    Every two years, the industry presents the latest technologies for the factories and energy systems of the future at Hannover Messe. The Fraunhofer WKI presents innovative products and processes for the use of wood and other renewable resources in materials.

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  • Braunschweig, Germany / May 15, 2024, Admission: 6 pm, Start: 6.30 pm

    “Salon der Wissenschaft” (Salon of Science)

    © ForschungRegion Braunschweig e. V.

    How can paints and adhesives be made from renewable raw materials? Are they just as good and really environmentally friendly? At the “Salon der Wissenschaft” (Salon of Science), you can discuss this with Dr. Tobias Robert, scientist at the Fraunhofer WKI. The “Salon der Wissenschaft” again invites you to talk to researchers from the Braunschweig region. There will be no lectures, the focus will be on personal dialog.

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  • Hamburg, Germany / October 09, 2024 - October 11, 2024

    13th European Wood-based Panel Symposium

    You would like to obtain information on the most important trends and current challenges in the wood-based materials industry? You are looking for a forum where you, as manufacturer, supplier or user, can exchange ideas and establish networks during in-depth discussions? From 9th to 11th of October 2024, the Fraunhofer WKI and the European Panel Federation, in co-operation with the International Association for Technical Issues related to Wood, are organizing for the 13th time the European Wood-Based Panel Symposium.

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