Leading the way for forest and wood products innovation

Three regional forest products innovation Centres, each playing a vital role in supporting research, collaboration, innovation, profitability, growth and jobs.

Commitment to innovation

Australian, South Australian, Tasmanian and Victorian Governments have committed $15 million towards the operations of three forest and wood innovation Centres


Government funding

National Institute for Forest Products Innovation

The National Institute for Forest Products Innovation has established Centres at Gippsland in Victoria, Mount Gambier in South Australia and Launceston in Tasmania, three of Australia’s leading regions for the forest and wood products industry.

Industry Impact

Working with industry to identify and fund the research projects that will deliver maximum impact.

Fostering Collaboration

Partnering with industry on mutually beneficial opportunities.

Boosting Innovation

Stimulating innovation across the industry

Increasing Profitability

Working to maximise profits industry-wide.

“Improving the returns to industry and the community from our plantation and native forest estates consistent with their sustainable management”. - Outcome Statement


NIFPI Launceston Centre Round 1 & 2, Mount Gambier Centre Round 1,2 & 3 and Gippsland Centre Round 1, 2, 3 & 4 project calls have now closed