• wood materials
  • Wood & paper surface
  • market analysis &
    innovation research
  • wood chemistry &
  • Biobased Composites
    and Processes

22 years Wood Competence Center - 22 years Wood K plus

22 years characterised by curiosity, creativity and passion for new things. Process-oriented thinking and independent action have always led us to innovative solutions in the fields of wood chemistry, composites, solid wood and surfaces in our projects.


We would now like to celebrate this success and our 22nd anniversary in a fitting manner.

We kindly ask the invited guests to register


More information about the programme can be found here.

Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH

We are a leading research organisation in the area wood and wood-related renewable resources in Europe. Our core competences are materials research and process technology along the complete value chain – from raw material to finished products. We develop methods and basics and perform applied research on the economy-science interface, in order to enable resource-efficient management in the circular bioeconomy.


As COMET K1-Center of the COMET Programme – Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies - we are funded by the Austrian ministries BMK, BMDW and the federal states UpperAusria, LowerAustria & Carinthia. The programme COMET is operated by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).

New materials research, materials and process technology

In long-term research projects and programmes the experts of Wood K plus search for innovative solutions for companies, with scientific partners providing their know-how and many years of experience.

Innovation and project management

Wood K plus analyzes in cooperation with the industrial partners the demand for innovation, organizes the demand in technological issues and identifies promising approaches to the problems that can be implemented in specific research projects. If necessary, Wood K plus also acts as project manager from project definition, preparation of applications for projects, integration of partners over processing to clearing and communication with sponsors.

social responsibility

Our research results lead to sustainable solutions to society’s development issues, enhancing public appreciation of our natural resources as well as their optimal management and use in high tech applications. As a result the economic condition of rural areas is improved by creating jobs and making regions less dependent on non-renewable resources like oil.

Technical equipment

Wood K plus has at its areas (Lenzing, Linz, St. Veit/Glan und Tulln) a comprehensive laboratory and technical-center infrastructure. Additionally the scientific partners can provide their special equipment where necessary.

Expertise / Consultancy

Within the framework of service agreement tests, feasibility studies, expert reports and business consultancy are provided.


Wood K plus beim Studikompass 2022: Deine Zukunft. Deine Wahl.

Im Auftrag des Arbeitsmarktservice (AMS), des Landes Kärnten und der Industriellenvereinigung (IV) veranstaltete die Berufs- und Bildungsorientierung Kärnten (BBOK) das Projekt „Studikompass: Deine Zukunft. Deine Wahl.“. Im Fokus dieser Veranstaltung standen die Themen Naturwissenschaft, Technik und Digitalisierung. Auf die virtuelle Auftaktveranstaltung am 07. Juni 2022 folgten dann die Workshops am Campus der UNI Klagenfurt und im Lakesidepark am 14. und 15. Juni 2022.