Every two years the family Umdasch donates the award of € 30 000.- at BOKU University Vienna. 'The prize will be awarded to excellent research achievements in the field of wood and forestry sciences and research with special emphasis on:
- Innovative approaches and improvements in primary and secondary wood processing and manufacturing including environmental aspects and issues
- New approaches in sustainable forestry and wood productions including timber harvesting
- Holistic approaches and research along the forestry wood chain from harvesting to wood manufacturing.
The deadline for the submission of entries is 31st May 2014.