Work Program

The R&D work of Wood2New is built around eight Work Packages:



WP1 – Framework
Building Research Establishment Ltd.
Ed Suttie   suttiee<at>
The aim is to gain an overview of limitations and opportunities for using wood in interiors of refurbished residential homes, educational and care environments in Europe.

WP2 – Wooden Surfaces
Aalto University
Mark Hughes<at>
Topics include sorption and energy efficiency of wood material, surface sensation and surface properties, opportunities for modifying wooden surfaces.

WP3 – Indoor Environment
Holzforschung Austria
Christina Fürhapper  c.fuerhapper<at>
The aim is to gain experience and data about emission-related impacts affecting human health, well-being and living comfort, with special regard to wood specific emissions. The work package includes toxicological and epidemiological evaluation.

WP4 – Human Perception
Norsk Treteknisk Institutt
Anders Nyrud  anders.nyrud<at>
The aim is to identify possibilities of promoting human well-being in interior spaces.

WP5 – Wooden Spaces
Aalto University
Pekka Heikkinen  pekka.heikkinen<at>
The target is to identify architectural, interior and product design options for multifunctional use of wood in interior spaces.

WP6 – Commercialization and Business Models
Linköping University
Tomas Nord   tomas.nord<at>
The aim is to develop a basis for market access of wood based interior products and systems for refurbishment, building retrofits and new build.

Linköping University
Tomas Nord  tomas.nord<at>
Dissemination of research and findings.

Aalto University
Yrsa Cronhjort  yrsa.cronhjort<at>
Coordination of research and findings.