MiCROTEC - Partnerships

Our Valued Partnerships

Welcome to our collaborations, sponsoring and innovation partnerships. Together we pave the way for boundless opportunities.

HCB Foxes 

Hockey Club Bolzano (Foxes) is an ice hockey team from Bolzano. It is the team that boasts, in Italy, the largest number of championships won. Since 2018 MiCROTEC has been a proud main Sponsor.


INNOVALLEY is a network of companies in South Tyrol that focuses on innovation. It offers spaces and opportunities to realize oneself in and out of the workplace. INNOVALLEY provides a variety of infrastructure and recreational opportunities for a unique and balanced work experience.


DeSH represents the interests of German sawmills and the timber industry at a national, European, and international level. The association stands by its 370 member companies supporting continuous improvement of framework conditions for the use of wood as a raw material.


The museum of modern and contemporary art in Bolzano was founded in 1985 by the Museion Association. Its primary purposes are the promotion and enhancement of contemporary art since the 1950s. The institution serves as a meeting point for international art and as a means of support for South Tyrolean art.

Austrian Wood Industries

The Association of the Austrian Wood Industries (FVHI) represents the interests of almost 1,300 wood processing companies in the timber construction products, furniture, panel, sawmill and ski industries

Holztechnik Kuchl

Holztechnikum Kuchl is a unique private school with public rights in Salzburg. For over 50 years, we have been offering a wide range of specialist training in the field of wood with our technical school for the wood industry. Our education is unique in Europe due to its broad focus on wood/technology, business and languages.


BOKU is one of the best Life Sciences universities in Europe, distinguished by its holistic approach to research and teaching. Our scientists, students and graduates work on solutions for burning social issues and for a sustainable future.


The core objective of Sintetic is to set up and demonstrate a traceability system for trees, logs and boards based on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) innovations.
Its ambition is to define, prototype and demonstrate a complete solution for a digital platform dedicated to comprehensive forest value chain data management and protection.

National Association of Wood Industries

This association aims to represent, at the national and international level, the interests of wood enterprises operating in different industrial fields: starting from the forest, moving on to primary processing, pallets and packaging, construction, and ending with fittings and finishes. One of our founding principles is to collaborate with the Confindustria system.

European Planing Industry Association

This association participates in European standardization, verifies the quality of final products and market-based sorting rules. Strengthens common goals and market potential.

National Bioengineering Group

GNB is a non-profit, scientific-cultural association. Its mission it to represent the Italian national scientific community that recognizes itself in bioengineering among partner subjects or stakeholders such as the Ministries, universities and research institutes, the national health system, the industrial and entrepreneurial partners and the international scientific community.

University of Padua

The University of Padua offers a wide and diverse range of courses of study, covering all disciplinary areas, from the scientific to the humanities, from economic-social, pedagogical to legal.

University of Bolzano

What distinguishes Unibz from all other universities, is the trilingualism that embraces teaching and research. The university offers the ideal context not only for acquiring specific knowledge in the disciplines covered by the courses of study, but also for mastering communication skills essential in the world of work and in global society.

Placement Exchange

The Placement Exchange is an initiative created to foster collaboration between higher education institutions and companies, with the aim of creating a direct bridge between the world of study and the world of work.

Partnerships in North America

SFPA: Southern Forest Products Association

The SFPA represents Southern Pine products and services around the globe, managing a comprehensive product promotion program. Its mission is to advance the Southern Pine lumber industry.

SLMA: Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association

SLMA is a trade association that represents solid sawn lumber manufacturing operations, lumber remanufacturing operations, lumber treating operations, and their suppliers throughout the Southeastern United States.

MLMA: Mississippi Lumber Manufacturers Association

MLMA promotes the use of southern yellow pine and hardwood lumber, enhances demand for such products, and gives lumber manufacturers a unified voice. MLMA mill members include responsible manufacturers of quality southern lumber, both pine and hardwood, representing all lumber production sections of Mississippi.

IHLA: Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen's Association

IHLA is a relevant, member-driven trade association, whose members share passion for creating the world's finest hardwood products, and a determination to maintain the sustainable productivity of our nation's forest resources.

NHLA: National Hardwood Lumber Association

North America’s largest hardwood trade association. Serving the industry since 1898.
NHLA is committed to providing its members with the resources needed to drive business, market share, and industry visibility. It is also the founder, keeper, and educator of the NHLA Hardwood Lumber Grading Rules and the unified voice of the hardwood industry.

Partnerships in Sweden

STTF – Forum for Swedish wood technology

The swedish forum for wood technology is a member organization with the mission to support and empower the technical and commercial development as well as the knowledge within the Swedish wood technology sector. STTF is represented by members from the whole wood industry, from raw material to finished product, by trade organizations as well as education and knowledge institutions

Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University is an international university with more than 50 programmes offered in English within a range of different subjects. It combines the highest possible quality in education and research with the demands and needs of both the surrounding community and our students.

Sawtec - Trade organisation for sawmill providers

Sawtec is a non-profit association whose members are the most influential machine suppliers in the woodworking industry (sawmill & wood processing).

Partnerships in Finland

Finnish Sawmillmen Association

The purpose of the Finnish Sawmillmen Association is to act as an association of sawmill industry professionals and people involved in the sawmill industry and to promote the sawmill industry in Finland. The association was founded in 1927.

Finnish Sawmills Association

The Finnish Sawmills Association promotes the interests of its members, produces up-to-date information on the Finnish sawmill industry and participates in public discussion. It promotes the business operations of its member companies by representing their interests towards the political decision makers.