We believe that wood can serve more needs than it currently does.

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Swiss Wood Solutions was founded in 2016 as a spin-off from ETH Zurich and Empa.

We are driven by the belief that wood is an underestimated material. That is why we want to bring our novel wood products and expertise out of the research lab, and into the 21st century.

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    We innovate

    We develop and produce technically enhanced wood with new or better properties. 100% wood, no composites.


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    We collaborate

    Years of experience and expertise at the forefront of wood innovation, at your service.


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    About us

    Our expert team fuses extensive know-how and a unique set of scientific and technical skills.

    Meet the team