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Affentranger and Otto Hofstetter found the firm innovation wood
(iwood) as a public limited company (AG).
Affentranger is under discussion with several possible partners
and venture capitalists.
reproducible production process for products with consistent properties
has been developed. Should the project be developed further, a company
needs to be founded to carry on the idea.
Swiss Fund for Forest and Timber Research, part of the Swiss Agency
for the Environment, Forests and Landscape (BUWAL) supports a basic
study about SLP at the SH Holz Biel through a contribution of CHF
30.000. Project manager is Dr. Frédéric Pichelin;
Christian Stalder carries out the studies.
Swiss College of Timber Management, SH Holz Biel, is interested
in a joint project to develop the idea further.
Affentranger files a request for a Swiss patent on the basis of
a factual and technology research by the IGE (Institute for Intellectual
with experts of the Swiss Institute for Intellectual Property IGE
show that the idea could be patented.
experimental objects produced by Christoph Affentranger prove the
feasibility of the idea.
Affentrangers idea emerges to make boards out of saw dust
with yeast in the style of baking bread.
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