Profile of institution, cluster or research
Name: BFW-Bundesforschungszentrum für Wald
Type: Federal Research Company
Street: Seckendorff-Gudent-Weg 8
The BFW is an Austrian federal, multidisciplinary research and education centre which holds the legal status of an institution under public law. The BFW currently employs a total of about 276 people. The overseeing bodies of the BFW are the Director and the Economic Council, within which the Federal Ministry for Forestry, Agriculture, Environment and Water Management, and the employees are represented.
BFW consists of six research departments covering a broad array of topics ranging from traditional forestry problems over natural hazard research and the management of georisks to landscape development and protection