Comprehensice regional cooperation: the initiators


STUDIA – Studienzentrum für international Analysen
This study centre for international analysis has been committed to the implementation of European, domestic and regional projects focussed on regional economic development over many years. STUDIA is project partner and co-ordinator.

The organisation takes on the leadership for the compiling of the product specifications, tender relevant requirements and for a sales oriented product philosophy.





Möbel- und Holzbau-Cluster
The furniture and timber construction cluster is a network for everyone involved in building and furnishing activities using wood. 274 companies, above all furnishing and cabinet makers, joiners, timber constructors, designers and architects use this cluster as an agency for
cooperation between companies.
MHC is involved principally at the level of practical organisation in international


Bayerwald Marketing GmbH
The corporate purpose is regional markting using the seal of quality and origin “Bayerwald Premium” and since 2008 also providing support for the Bavarian Forest wood network “Netzwerk Forst und Holz Bayerischer Wald“.

BWM brings in experience in brands and network development, the planning and implementing of events, the planning and implementing of competitions and trade exhibition management.


The initiators cooperate with the management of both the Bavarian Forest and the Upper Austrian Kalkalpen National Parks and with bodies representing interests within these regions. The aim is to ensure that the results of the competitions stay in the regions: in the interest of a fair price for wood and as a contribution to keeping the order books of domestic craftsmanship enterprises full.



The competition is being jointly financed by funds provided by the European Union and the European Fund for Regional Development within the scope of the “INTERREG Bayern – Österreich 2007-2013” programme.

Nationalpark Kalkalpen
Foto: E. Mayrhofer