Department:Manufacturing & Bioproducts

49 Sala Street (Private Bag 3020)
3046 New Zealand

Contact email: elizabeth.dunningham@scionresearch.com

Web page: www.scionresearch.com     

Brief presentation of the institution: 
Scion is a New Zealand Crown Research Institute that specialises in research, science and technology development for forestry, wood products and wood-derived materials and other biomaterials sectors. Their purpose is to drive innovation and growth in these sectors to build economic value and contribute to beneficial environmental and social outcomes for New Zealand.

Main FP1407 related research topics:
Wood modification, process development and property testing Service-life prediction and maintenance cycles LCA

Brief information on available facilities:
Equipment available: 
Microscopy suite; Chromatography suite; Thermal, Mechanical, Decay, Field, Accelerated, Coating, Adhesive & other testing. Wood treatment plants, biodegradation facilities, environmental analyses, extraction & deconstruction systems.

Willingness to accept/host visiting researchers:
  Senior Researchers

Projects related to FP1407:
Wood modification, Bioadhesives, Built Environment


Member email ESR/ECI WG1 WG2 WG3 WG4
Dunningham, Elizabethelizabeth.dunningham@scionresearch.com