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SUPERBINDER The most unique product in the world - Birch outer bark suberinic acids binder for the production of harmless furniture, particle boards and plywood. Project is co-financed by ERDF 1.2.1. specific support goal “To Increase the Private Sector Investments R&D”; measure “Support for Improvement of Technology Transfer System”.

Research Activity

Wood and wood materials with improved properties for construction: wood protection, modification, restoration, maintenance.

Bio-refinery as a method of obtaining chemical compounds and final products (cellulose, paper, sorbents, composite materials, etc.) ...

Obtaining of green chemical products and polymers from wood and plant biomass and by-products of their processing.


Operational strategy of the Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry (2015-2020)

Mision, Vision

The mission of LSIWC – development of scientifically based, environmentally friendly low-waste technologies for obtaining competitive materials and products from wood and other types of biomass.

The vision of LSIWC – use of knowledge-based sustainable Latvian wood resources for economic, social and ecological benefit.