Viridis

Viridis

VIRIDIS - Wood Cluster Virovitica is founded in 2011. The cluster was founded by entrepreneurs from the wood - processing sector in the county and two supporting institutions, VIDRA - Agency for development Virovitica- and Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb. Companies which are Cluster members employ about 350 workers and there are connected by similar business objectives. Cluster VIRIDIS is a non-profit organization. The main task of the Cluster is to create a critical mass of information, knowledge, skills and technology. VIRIDIS wood cluster is open to new members, for new knowledge, resources, technology and experience and encouraging connections with international networked structures. A well-developed business model of the functioning of the Cluster, enables increased efficiency of each member by access to raw materials, information and high-quality workers, and well-being of a region is evident from the well-being of its stakeholders.

Mission and Vision

Mission of Cluster is to promote the sector wood- processing sector and inter-sectoral collaboration between cluster with research and development institutions in the field of research and technology development, application and commercialization of innovations, new technologies and investments. Promotion and development of joint projects, supports the development of new products and the internationalization of the business, which contributes to increasing the competitive advantages of the sector.
To build a stable and powerful cluster of wood- processing sector by encouraging the development of modern, globally competitive knowledge-based companies and supporting business and technological innovation, creativity, effective technology and flexibility in cooperation with research and development institutions and representatives of the public sector in order to improve the development of wood - manufacturing sector as a major exporter and a leader in innovation.

Members activities

Members of the Wood Cluster nurture long tradition of woodworking in these areas with emphasis on modernization and creativity with high standards of quality and preservation of the environment, to support wood processors institutions for development and educational institutions have joined the Cluster. Therefore, they can offer a quality built and designed furniture to suit, wood products, wood flooring, wood trusses, and etc. with professional staff. Wood Cluster is aimed for developing the economy, technology and innovation in the field of wood processing industry.

Project „Business impulse 2014“

Projects   •   11.05.2016.
Project „Business impulse 2014“
The project was implemented during 18 months. It was financed by the Ministry of entrepreneurship and crafts. The project budget was 671.396,4 Kuna, what is approximately 90.000,00 euro. 75% was financed by the Ministry and 25% by the cluster.

Finishing work on the construction of the Pannonian wood competence center in Virovitica

News   •   29.03.2016.
Finishing work on the construction of the Pannonian wood competence center in Virovitica
In Virovitica is nearing to the end realization of the project Pannonian wood center of competence. The project involves construction activities, equipping and development of the Centre, which will provide services to SMEs from wood processing sector in Croatia and the region and in all phases of the development of finished wood products, or products with higher added value, with an emphasis on innovation.

In Pristina was presented wooden modular buildings of Wood Cluster VIRIDIS

News   •   19.09.2015.
In Pristina was presented wooden modular buildings of Wood Cluster VIRIDIS
Delegation of Virovitica County participaded in visit of Croatian economic mission in Kosovo. As part of the project Business impulse 2014, VIDRA Development Agency and Wood Cluster VIRIDIS, backed by strong support CCE - County Chamber Virovitica, presented a wooden modular facility for public use within the Croatian economic delegation to Kosovo in the period of 15th and 16th September.


Wood Cluster Viridis secured 447,351.58 Kuna’s to strengthen the timber industry of Virovitica County

News   •   13.11.2014.
Wood Cluster Viridis secured 447,351.58 Kuna’s to strengthen the timber industry of Virovitica County
Wood Cluster Viridis gathers wood processors area of Virovitica County and dealing with active development projects which will contribute to strengthening the competitive advantages of wood processing sector County. Currently wood cluster gathers 5 companies, Pan - Parquet Ltd., Timber Structures Ltd., Crafts Tehnohit - HR , A.M.S. Biomass – Ltd., Palković Ltd., a development agency VIDRA and Faculty of Forestry in Zagreb.



About Viridis cluster

English   •   31.01.2011.
About Viridis cluster
VIRIDIS - Wood Cluster Virovitica is founded in 2011. The cluster was founded by entrepreneurs from the wood - processing sector in the county and two supporting institutions, VIDRA - Agency for development Virovitica- and Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb. Companies which are Cluster members employ about 350 workers and there are connected by similar business objectives.


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