Call for Wood Innovators

Host Worldresourceventures - Berlin

Seventh edition: june 22nd, 2023
Program, june 22nd, 2023


Information & Registration

Check also
Impressions and Presentations of the 6th forum on january 26th (Swiss Krono)


June 21st 2023 (Main Event at June 22nd):

Travel and site visit

Local train RE6 (direct connection from Berlin) stops close to Swisskrono’s site and conference location in Wittstock (details travel instructions will follow)

Site visit at 2:00 p.m. CET
Gettogether at „Forsthof Alt Daber“ (forest hut of Town Forest of the city of Wittstock), 5.00 till 9.00 p.m. with local beer and barbecue (open fire place)

Program June 22nd (main event)

7th forest & wood innovation forum, june 22nd, 2023
as per march 11th 2023 | all time p.m. CET

08:00check-in, coffee, breakfast
booth set-up
  Leonhard Ventures Ulf Leonhard
  Swiss Krono Tex  GmbH & Co. KG Max von Tippelskirch, Head of Strategy, SwissKrono AG, Lucerne/CH,
Hendrik Hecht, CEO: who are we - what we are looking for
  City of Wittstock G. Bischoff, M. Bünning
10:00Inspirations I 
Intro Metsa Group Erik Kolehmainen
"What do investors look for when investing in the forest/wood based bioeconomy"
  AGDW Die Waldeigentümer - Association of Private Forest Owners Jürgen Gaulke
  Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Martin Gutsch
  Working Group - Forest and Ecosystem Resilience  
  Reforestum Alban Bressand / UpLink, World Economic Forum Gianluca Gyga
  Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development Prof. Ulrich Schwarz
10:30Success Stories 
  Dryad Networks GmbH Carsten Brinkschulte
  Tecnaro GmbH Jürgen Pfitzer
  two further tba  



10:40Startups & Innovator I 
11:45Coffee Break 
12:15Inspirations II 
  FUTURE FOREST GMBH & CO.KG Christoph zu Stolberg, Björn Kaminski
  Fachhochschule Erfurt
Landschaftsarchitektur, Gartenbau und Forstwirtschaft
Professur für Waldarbeit, Forsttechnik und Forstnutzung
Erik Findeisen
  TU Berlin, C H O R A conscious city lab, Bauhütte 4.0 lab in partnership with Fraunhofer IPK (zoom) Prof. Raoul Bunschoten a.D.
  Eco-Environment Innovation GmbH Dr.  Uwe Schneider
  World for Climate GmbH Isabel Arens
  FSC® Germany Djuran Koopmans
  HAUTE INNOVATION Agency for Future Materials Hon.-Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters
01:00 p.m.Lunch 
  Booth visits  
02:00 p.m.Funding Opportunities in Circular Economy 
  European Circular Bioeconomy Fund ECBF Michael Brandkamp
Mridul Pareek
02:15 p.m.Startups II 
  Introduction, Magnumboard by SwissKrono Henrik Hecht

03:15 p.m.Inspirations III 
  World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO Green (zoom) Anja von der Ropp, Senior Program Coordinator | Climate Change and Food Security
  studioBLOME Architects Dieter Blome
  Plant-for-the-Planet  (zoom) Freya Anton
  Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development Prof. Tobias Cremer
  University of Stuttgart
Cluster of Excellence IntCDC, Plattform digitize wood
Julia Mederus, Moritz Mahlke
  Arboretum Solutions Stefanie Lang
04:00 p.m.Coffee Break 
  Booth visits  
04:30 p.m.Startups III 
05:30Resumee Speakers & Keynotes (tba) 
  Hendrik Hecht, CEO Swiss Krono Tex  GmbH & Co. KG  
  Ulf Leonhard  
06:00 p.m.Recpetion & game barbecue 
  Booth visits  

June 23rd (option):

Field trip to forest of the City of Wittstock
09:00 - 11:00