Our science focusses on increasing the value and productivity of the New Zealand forestry, wood product, wood-derived materials, and other biomaterial sectors. We are working to create economic value and contribute to beneficial social and environmental outcomes for all of New Zealand.

Growing the value of forests

Sustainable forest & land management

Managing forest industry risk & climate change

Solid wood processing

Bio-based products & technologies


Bioproducts for sustainable industries

Environmental technologies

Research programmes

Science publications

Genetic engineering