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LAS Yearbook 2022 - LSIWC research on wood protection

13 Jul 2022 - 10:05

The information about LSIWC research on wood protection was included in THE LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES YEARBOOK 2022. The article give overview about LSIWC Laboratory of Wood Biodegradation and Protection: its history, performed research and realised projects, equipment and methods, cooperation with industry and contribution in preservation of cultural heritage objects.

LAS Yearbook 2022 - Commercialisation of LSIWC research results

13 Jul 2022 - 09:04

The information about succesful commercialisation of research results was included in THE LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES YEARBOOK 2022 (section: Commercialisation of knowledge). The study about obtaining of betulin, development and scaling of its technology and has been done in cooperation between leading researchers of LSIWC Aigars Pāže and Jānis Rižikovs and specialists of JSC "Latvijas Finieris" Inguss Virsis un Kristaps Stankuss.

Conference BTechPro!2022, 27-29.04.2022

13 May 2022 - 14:33

On 27-29 April this year, the Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry held the International Conference for Young Scientists on Biorefinery Technologies and Products ''BTechPro!2022''. The conference was attended by more than 50 participants from nine countries. The participants visited the laboratories of the institute, took part in workshops, presented their research and made new contacts during the social activities.

The Student Council of LSIWC was founded on January 14, 2022

18 Jan 2022 - 09:25

The Student Council unites students working at the institute, doctoral candidates and young scientists one year after obtaining a doctoral degree with the aim to interest students working at the Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry in the scientific, academic and cultural life of the institute...

Participation in Horizon 2020 program MSCA-RISE project CELISE kick-off meeting

26 Nov 2021 - 08:43

0n 23.11.2021. Latvian State institute of Wood chemistry represented by reseacher Dr. chem. Laura Andže took a place at the first meeting (kick of meeting) of the project CELISE (Sustainable production of Cellulose-based products and additives to be used in SMEs and rural areas).