25-10-2021 - Events
Final Workshop of the WoodZymes European Project
The final event of the WoodZymes project will be held online on November 4th 2021 to present the main achievements and conclusions attained towards full exploitation of lignocellulose
25-10-2019 - Quinta de S. Francisco
Autumn Colors at Quinta de S. Francisco
While spring bright colors are due to flowers, which with their dazzling colors attract the pollinators, in autumn, the colorful scenery comes from the leaves.
27-09-2019 - Latest News
RAIZ receives visit of an international tree breeding organization
RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute - received earlier this month a visit from Camcore, an international tree breeding organization, focused in maintaining broad genetic bases of the ...
25-09-2019 - Quinta de S. Francisco
Common buzzard rescued at Quinta de S. Francisco
Besides being the location of RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute, Quinta de S. Francisco is a place of rare beauty and rich in biodiversity. Proof of this is the presence of over 400 ...
04-04-2019 - Quinta de S. Francisco
International Day of Forests celebrated with more than 750 children
Between the 19th and the 28th of March, hundreds of students from several Portuguese schools visited Quinta de S. Francisco.
19-12-2018 - Quinta de S. Francisco
Cross country running event held at Quinta de S. Francisco
Last Friday, December 14, Quinta de S. Francisco was again the stage of an event of the school sports calendar.
13-12-2018 - Latest News
RAIZ receives European Certification from Business Innovation Center
RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute, a European Business Network (EBN) associate member since August 2018, has just been awarded the European Business Innovation Center certification.
10-12-2018 - Technological R&D
RAIZ employees are co-authors of Lignin Book
Paula Pinto and Inês Mota, Research and Technological Development coworkers at Raiz are the co-authors of the book «An Integrated Approach for Added-Value Products from Lignocellulosic ...
03-12-2018 - Quinta de S. Francisco
The common holly and the butcher's-broom
Sometimes it’s easy to confound very different plants, one example of this are the common holly and the butcher's-broom. As we approach Christmas time and taking into account the importance that ...
15-11-2018 - Seminars
Tecnicelpa Seminar about Biorefinery
The Seminar Biorefinery in the pulp and paper industry: new products and applications organized by Tecnicelpa will take place on November 23rd at RAIZ, Eixo, Aveiro.
18-10-2018 - Awards
TECNICELPA 2018: Best Poster Presentation to Catarina Gonçalves
Catarina Gonçalves, RAIZ Forestry Researcher, won the Best Poster Presentation, titled "Monitoring and Control of a new Eucalyptus pest, the bronze bug, Thaumastocoris peregrinus", at the XXIV ...
16-10-2018 - About Eucalyptus
Myrtaceae - The Eucalypts family
Eucalypts belong to a large family of plants, called Myrtaceae. This family currently comprises more than 5,000 species (of which around 800 are eucalypts), most with tropical or subtropical ...
RAIZ Friday Seminars
The month of September marks the return of RAIZ Friday Seminars, at Quinta de S. Francisco, Eixo. This activity promotes the interaction and knowledge among Employees of the different areas of ...
05-09-2018 - Latest News
RAIZ approved as an associate member of EBN
RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute has been approved as Associate Member of EBN - European Business Network.
30-07-2018 - About Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus globulus - Prince of Eucalyptus
In Portugal (mainly in the central and northern coastal areas), this eucalyptus has found excellent edaphoclimatic conditions for its development, obtaining exceptional growth rates and producing ...
17-07-2018 - Latest News
Carlos Valente presents PhD final thesis
Carlos Valente, RAIZ employee, defended his PhD thesis, titled “Biological control of Gonipterus platensis: current status and new possibilities”, at Higher Institute of Agronomy, University of ...
20-06-2018 - Latest News
Aveiro city host the 15th EWLP
The 15th European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP 2018) will take place on June 26 - 29, 2018, in the Cultural and Congress Centre of Aveiro city, Portugal. The EWLP 2018 is organized ...
18-05-2018 - Latest News
Research Grants and Chairs open calls - inpactus
RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute, the University of Coimbra and the University of Aveiro, simultaneously open the awarding of 36 research grants for masters and doctors degrees in ...
03-05-2018 - About Eucalyptus
Plants flowering in Quinta de S. Francisco
Although plants in Quinta de S. Francisco keep flowering throughout the year, it´s no surprise that the major flowering period is Spring.
23-02-2018 - Technology Research
Inpactus - Innovative Products and Technologies from Eucalyptus
'The Inpactus - Innovative Products and Technologies from Eucalyptus Project' is a Research & Development Project promoted by THE NAVIGATOR COMPANY, RAIZ, the Universities of Coimbra (UC) and ...