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RIF Institut für Forschung + Transfer

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Exhibition stand
Pavilion P35, ground floor, Stand A01, (A01/2)
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Topic: NRW - Cluster Forestry & Wood
Co-exhibitor with
Wald und Holz NRW

Company Data

RIF e.V.
Institut für Forschung und Transfer

Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Str. 20
44227 Dortmund
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Fax: +49 231 9700 460


Mr. Ass. d. Fd. Gregor Nägele
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Fax: +49 231 9700-460


Type of company
Software and consulting

Year founded

No. of employees
101-250 (Status: 2017)


Company profile

RIF Institute for Research and Transfer, Dortmund, was founded in 1990 as the "Dortmund Initiative for Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (RIF e.V)" as a association of university teachers from various technology-oriented university sectors to stimulate the transfer of research into practice. As one of the Johannes Rau research institutes in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, RIF develops with more than 150 employees findings from the basic research interdisciplinary and application-oriented so that they can be used by companies in practice.
In the field of forestry, RIF models real forest stands as virtual ecosystems and production sites and therefore serves as an innovative source of information and an aid for planning and orientation in forestry. The objective of these instruments and techniques is to facilitate sustainable forest management with low personnel intensity.

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The aim of the ClusterWIS project is the establishment of a sustainable raw material management across the entire forest sector in NRW. This requires the introduction of new planning and consulting methods as well as the further development and networking of existing work processes. To this end, ClusterWIS more

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