FINLAND (News release) -- Stora Enso joins new partnership with Build-in-Wood. Stora Enso is replacing outgoing Norwegian partner Splitkon who is leaving the project due to changed priorities following Covid-19.
Build-in-Wood will benefit from Stora Enso's experience in development of building concepts, their in-depth expertise in building physics (e.g. acoustics) as well as their longlasting market engagement across Europe and European cities of all sizes.
Stora Enso will mainly engage in the technical work packages like Materials and Components or Building Systems. At the same time, they will collaborate in market related work packages such as business development, as well as communication and dissemination.
Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in biomaterials and wooden construction. The company sells wood products and fibre-based materials in more than 50 countries and currently employ over 23.000 people worldwide. Stora Enso's solutions offer low-carbon renewable alternatives to products based on non-renewable resources.
Build-in-Wood is a European funded Horizon 2020 project with the goal of drastically increasing the proportion of timber construction.