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Bamboo thematic network

Objective

BTN is a knowledge infrastructure that fosters bilateral co-operation between Europe and Developing Countries in order to valorise international scientific research on bamboo. 16 participants representing research and industry from thee and DC, including the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan INBAR)direct their efforts towards defining strategies for the commercial and industrial validation of research on bamboo as a timber substitute and renewable source of bio energy. BTN will enhance cooperation among EU and DC researchers and industries through a clear focus on technological advances in fundamental and applied research on bamboo. The goal is to make the most of research on bamboo and to optimise the added value of bamboo through an EU/DC exchange of knowledge and scientific networking.

Funding Scheme

THN - Thematic network contracts

Coordinator

OPRINS PLANT N.V.
Address
Sint-lenaartsteenweg 91
2310 Rijkevorsel
Belgium

Participants (14)

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF GEMBLOUX
Belgium
Address
Chaussee De Namur 146
5030 Gembloux
CAB INTERNATIONAL
United Kingdom
Address
Bakeham Lane
TW20 9TY Egham,surrey
CENTRE TECHNIQUE DU BOIS ET DE L'AMEUBLEMENT
France
Address
10,Allte De Boutaut
33028 Bordeaux
COBELGAL, LDA
Portugal
Address
Foros Dos Vales
7630-711 Bicos-odemira
FEDERAL RESEARCH CENTRE FOR FORESTRY AND FOREST PRODUCTS
Germany
Address
Leuschnerstrasse 91
21031 Hamburg
Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Malaysia
Address
Kelong
52109 Kepong /Kuala-lumpur
GENT UNIVERSITY
Belgium
Address
Coupure Links 653
9000 Gent
GENT UNIVERSITY
Belgium
Address
K.l. Ledeganckstraat 35
9000 Gent
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
Address
Campus At Silwood Park, Road A329 (Virginia Water
SW7 2AZ London
INTERNATIONAL NETWORK FOR BAMBOO AND RATTAN
China
Address
Anyuan Building, 10 Anhui Beili, Asian Games Villa
100101 Beijing
UNIVERSITY OF HAMBURG
Germany
Address
91,Leuschnerstrasse 91
21031 Hamburg
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AT LOS BANOS
Philippines
Address
Molave Street, Uplbcfnr Campus College, Laguna
4031 Los Banos
UNIVERSITY OF WALES - BANGOR
United Kingdom
Address
Deinol Road
LL57 2UW Bangor (Gwynedd)
UNIVERSITY SAINS MALAYSIA
Malaysia
Address
Minden Penang
11800 Penang