Once transformed, our augmented wood obtains new properties. It is stronger than traditional wood and becomes translucent. This article from the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food Sovereignty presents our genesis and the various applications of our biomaterials.(article in french)

MSM highlights our latest material innovations in the dossier “Materials of today and tomorrow” in its latest issue.(article in french)

The Madera 21 association looks back at the creation of Woodoo. It presents our different families of materials and our innovative digital applications covered with augmented wood. (article in Spanish)

When they are transformed, our augmented wood sheets become translucent. Their various digital applications such as JASPR, our Wooden screen Wall, and LIGHTR, our wooden wall panel, can be used for interior design and retail.
Dagen Industri explains new innovations of translucent wood.

Our augmented wood acquires additional properties during processing. Our biomaterials can thus be transformed into digital interfaces – and all this on authentic wood! Read all about it in the “Our Future” section of Science du monde magazine No. 14. (article in French)

Wood naturally captures carbon, so by giving it augmented properties, we make it an ideal material for designing sustainable goods. Learn more about the potential of wood in green electronics in Bio Market Insights analysis.

This Science & Vie article explains how our augmented wood is transformed at the molecular level to become a translucent and more resistant material. This sustainable material replaces the emissive materials traditionally used in the construction industry (article in french).

This article by Direct Industry explains how Woodoo’s biomaterials will be substitutes for traditional high-emission building components, such as concrete or aluminum to engineer sustainable constructions.

Technology Designer Magazine features us in its overview of the impactful innovations featured at CES 2022, particularly in the area of interior design and display solutions.

The February issue of Le bois international magazine features new and innovative digital applications of our translucent wood. These are LIGHTR, a lighting solution, and JASPR, an LED screen wall, both covered with our augmented wood, SLIM.(article in french)

At the Consumer Electronics Show 2022, Woodoo unveiled two World Premiere innovations: a 4sq/m wooden screen wall and a wall light panel, both veneered with authentic wood. Discover them in this article from JEC Composites (article in french).

L’Est-éclair reviews our two new demonstrators, LIGHTR and JASPR, featured at the largest innovation and technology exhibition, CES 2022. (article in french)

This article from the Timber Trade Journal focuses on two innovations made with authentic wood and unveiled by Woodoo at CES 2022.

The Atlas ECO magazine, from the French East region of Aube, reveals how Timothée Boitouzet transformed the augmented wood, a breakthrough innovation, into industrial success (article in french).

In the latest issue of Science Magazine, Sacha Lorens presents our augmented wood, a sustainable material, which makes it possible, for example, to create digital interfaces on authentic wood. a real material of the future!

Discover the magic of our augmented wood and its use in the world of high precision and watchmaking through this article by Joel Grandjean in the EPHJ Show Daily. Learn more about our sustainable biomaterials, SLIM, a translucent sheet of real wood, and Stack, a highly resistant block of wood, which, once machined, become authentic wooden dials and watch cases.

As Climate survival explains, our materials have mechanical properties that make them unique. They are more fire resistant, translucent and three to five times stronger than traditional wood.

The construction industry produces 39% of all global carbon dioxide emissions worldwide each year.
In Transizione Ecologica, Costanza Peretti explains the role of augmented wood in making this industry more sustainable (article in Italian).

In architecture and design, we are seeing a resurgence of natural bio-based materials from wood.
In this article, Lifegate mentions some of the protagonists who transformed wood into a variety of sustainable, low-cost, aesthetic and high-tech materials. They promote sustainable forestry!

Bpifrance Le Hub and France Digitale present a mapping of impactful startups in the French entrepreneurial landscape.
This mapping is based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, to be achieved by 2030, set by the UN.The themes concerned are, for example, industry and mobility.

Did you know that the wood of the future has “superpowers”? 
In this 01 Building article, Costanza Peretti interviews Timothée Boitouzet, CEO of Woodoo, on the challenges of upgrading wood and transforming it into an innovative and sustainable biomaterial suitable for construction and electronics in particular(article in Italian).

Léo Sanmarty describes, for Climatico, how Woodoo transforms wood by injecting biosourced resin. He explains the ecological value of our technology in the construction sector.

Sifted, the new tech media co-founded by the Financial Times, is presenting Woodoo in an article that list the most promising Deeptech startups according to six major French investors: 360 Capital, SOSV – The Accelerator VC, Partech, XAnge, Elaia and Bpifrance. They had to explain which companies they were most excited about. There was only one rule: they could not include these companies in their own portfolios.

In the “Preview” of the JEC Composites Connect exhibition, which takes place online from June 1 to 2 2021, you can read about SWITCHR, a revolutionary wooden control panel, and JASPR, an innovative giant wooden screen. JEC Composites Connect is a trade fair organized by the JEC Group that brings together the entire composites sector. It aims to show the new trends in the composites industry and the dynamism of its players. It is a breath of fresh air that reveals the infinite possibilities of composites in the fields of aerospace, automotive, design and more.

Augmented wood is a material of the future, especially in the automotive field for tactile applications on dashboards. (article in french)

Thanks to biobased materials, the cities of tomorrow will become low-carbon. “T La Revue” profiles Timothée Boitouzet. The article explains how our biomaterial is revaluing wood to make it a visionary building material (article in french).

 

Our planet needs us to grow trees in sustainable forestry. CORDIS, the European Research and Development Information Service, explains how Woodoo biomaterials infuse technological projects in automotive, construction, and more, creating a major opportunity to have a significant positive impact on our environment (article in 6 languages).

 

How to combine technology and sustainability to serve design? Biomaterials also have their place in the automotive industry. The magazine Automobil Industrie explains new practices and trends throught Woodoo’s innovations (article in German).

 

The German magazine Immobilien describes the potential of innovative biomaterials, especially in new uses of wood. (article in German).

L’Est Éclair highlights the accelerated industrial development of our production via our two key partnerships with DUQUEINE Group and Pont Sur Seine Industries. It’s an important development for Woodoo’s history. (article in french)

 

Automobil Industrie is highlighting Woodoo among the innovative and game-changing startups in the automotive industrie at CES 2021. Read here an extract of the article in German or click on the link to read the full article (in German).

 

Woodoo is proud to be part of La French Tech selection of CES 2021 Exclusives published by Ubergizmo.

 

Journal du Luxe looks back on our latest progress, highlighting our environmental commitment as well as our search for innovation and our true quest: to replace the harmful materials that are overused on our planet, such as plastics and concrete. (article in french)

 

Woodoo is proud to have won the jury’s “Coup de Coeur” award at the CIC Start Innovation Business Awards, a competition dedicated to start-ups and innovative companies. Maddyness offers us a retrospective of this event.

 

 

Following our Grand Prix at the “CIC Start Innovation” Grand Est awards, an excellent article from Forum Eco. It nicely summarizes our history, our vocation and our innovations. (article in french)

 

 

Wards Auto presents Woodoo as one of the 7 French start-ups innovating in 2020 to promote the development of electric vehicles. In this article, our augmented wood is described as a revolutionary material that allows the realization of tactile surfaces and high performance augmented wood structures, ideal for new generation electric vehicles.

 

The november issue of Le Figaro Sciences on “L’arbre est l’avenir de l’Homme” (“Tree is the future of mankind”) explains how design is creating new materials from trees. Our augmented wood is presented as a one-of-a-kind high-tech material (article in french).

This article, written by «French Design», presents Woodoo augmented wood as a bio-material that meets the needs of sustainable design, thanks to a lower impact on the environment and a better recyclability rate. (article in french)

Read Forbes’ insights on today’s luxury innovators. In this inspiring article, Woodoo is highlighted for its commitment towards societal impacts and its aim to fuse technology with Nature to reinvent translucent tactile surfaces for aeronautics and automotive luxury.

The construction industry will be facing many challenges in the forthcoming years. To cope with these challenges, Woodoo is committed to develop new materials. The french magazine Capital has selected our technologies in an article on game-changing startups (in french)

The press is echoing the 18 Worldwide Patents we have filed on our greentech materials and the launch of our new production unit. For instance we are highlighted this summer by Management Magazine that made us “startup of the month”! (article in french)

Nature is powerful and smart. It is an endless source of inspiration for reinventing building materials: Woodoo is one of the innovations identified in this industry (article in Italian).

The construction industry must find new materials to cope to our environmental issues. Woodoo is selected in the “Materials of the future” special edition of L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui magazine (A’A).

Always glad to be highlighted in the Grand Est area where we have set up our laboratories and production plant since 2017. (article in french)

The 2020 l’ADN Book of Trends highlights the unique characteristics of Woodoo biomaterials in the construction industry, and how they will help reduce the use of concrete in tomorrow’s cities (An interview with Olivier Grange – SVP Communications. In french)

Learn more about Timberland campaign “Nature Needs Heroes”, and how they are concretely committing for sustainability. And discover why our CEO is part of the 12 “heroes” choosen by the brand to bear the flag of sustainable engagement. (article in italian)

The European research and innovation magazine Horizon presents our green tech for construction and smart surfaces alongside other researches on wood from the KTH Institute in Sweden.

Even Luxury is transforming thanks to new technologies. L’Express Styles highlights 3 startups providing innovative solutions for the challenges of tomorrow. Woodoo is one of them. (article in french).

Featured in Neomag, a magazine about sustainable construction, Olivier Grange explains how Woodoo transcends nature’s intelligence through green technology.
(article in french)

How do we imagine Habitat in 2049? Connected houses, new settlements, limited ownership, new materials… Timothée Boitouzet addressed these topics and more with 9 other guests at a round table organized by l’Obs magazine on the theme “What will tomorrow’s houses look like?” (article in french)

Timothée Boitouzet reviews Woodoo’s history, ambitions and values for The Good Life magazine. Interview conducted by Julien Chassagne. (article in french)

After being identified in 2018 in the 1st ranking of the “Choiseul City of Tomorrow”, Woodoo, represented by Timothée Boitouzet, is among the 200 personalities under 40 selected this year by the Institut Choiseul that reinvent and transform our cities every day.
The “Choiseul City of tomorrow 2019” identifies, selects and ranks young leaders who, through their activity and expertise, play or will play a major role in the emergence and co-construction of innovative and sustainable cities of the future: a panorama of vital forces that are transforming our cities every day. (article in french)

The startup accelerator Plug and Play is highlighting Woodoo among the innovative initiatives that will help to build tomorrow’s cities thanks to their deep-tech. Olivier Grange, SVP Marketing and Communications, explain how Woodoo, inventor of sustainable biomaterials with high level of strength, will transform the construction industry.

Timothée Boitouzet sat down for an interview with Barbara Guicheteau, featured in the Match Avenir section of Paris Match. Focus on Woodoo’s beginnings, the production process of the augmented wood… (article in French)

Wooden towers multiply. Yet some real estate developers, assuming lower stiffness and durability than concrete, can still be hesitant. This article from L’Express reviews the properties of Woodoo bio-materials that could make it the real alternative to conventional building materials.

Woodoo is presented by Le Figaro as the next-gen material among the technological innovations for future eco-responsible and connected housing.

The twelve most promising ideas for a greener futur are gathered by Bruno Askenazi in an article for Capital Magazine (in french). Identified as a solution for concrete issues, Woodoo positions itself as the new inspiring material.

Get to know how Woodoo takes part in the “resource revolution” with this article about our hybrid wood in the latest issue of Open Resource, Suez’s “bio-inspired future magazine”. A compendium of ideas and solutions to cope with the scarcity of resources and the increasing urbanization.

To take better advantage of wood to get beautiful, strong and fireproof composites pieces, that’s Woodoo’s goal. “Plastiques & Caoutchoucs Magazine” explains how the start-up plans to set up it’s industrialisation process. (This article is in french)

Ecological issues are challenging the companies of tomorrow. Offering comfort, esthetics and durability, wood seems the best alternative for French construction industry. According to Le Moniteur, Woodoo is one of the most disrupting start-ups in this sector.

At JEC World 2019 – the leading international Composites Show – Woodoo was amongst the 10 finalists, selected from 120 entries this year. During the event, we had the chance to participate to the pitch sessions in front of an international jury that awarded us JEC World StartUp Booster Winner!

 

The innovation platform Startup Autobahn continues its development. For its 2019 ExpoDay, 7 additional young and forward thinking companies help the founders develop their ideas. Read how Woodoo takes place amongst them! (in german)

An interesting prospective article in Les Echos, showcasing opportunities to make forest-cities of our living spaces. It features the W350 Sumitomo tower, and how Woodoo could provide a technical answer to this ambitious project and reconcile ecologists and architects (article in french).

Europe’s largest automotive innovation platform starts its fifth round with 34 startups from 10 countries (including 25 from Europe, 5 from the USA, 4 from Israel) this 21st of February. STARTUP AUTOBAHN present the newest technologies, facilitate joint projects between startups and corporations, and offers access to VC’s, mentors, hardware lab, expertise, tools and office space. Woodoo will be showcased on the event with its latest tactile onboard HMI, designed for one of the major Premium German car manufacturer. We can’t wait to unveil!

Woodoo is featured in Technology Review from Heise. Discover their overview of some of the most promising biomaterial initiatives and wood projects around the world (in german).

 

Woodoo is featured in Think ING, the magazine of the young engineers of the German Metallurgical Industry (in german)

Woodoo is highlighted among the 20 initiatives (out of 1000) presented in La Tribune by Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation (in french)

How Woodoo seeks to revolutionize the way we use an age-old material, as seen by Advantage, the magazine of the aircraft manufacturer Embraer

During the luxury and packaging event of the “Places d’Or” 2018, Woodoo reveals for the first time to the public the exceptional qualities and properties of its differents wood species.
Walnut, sapelli or smoked eucalyptus can be discovered alongside the amazing plane tree, with its panther skin paterns, or the “simple” poplar, finally enhanced by the exclusive patented process of Woodoo.

Young bio-engineering startup specialized in the development of augmented wood, Woodoo transforms real wood and reinforces it at the molecular level to make it 3 times sturdier than conventional wood, weatherproof, more resistant to fire, 100% recyclable and incredibly translucent: an advanced high-performance material with unrivaled environmental performance and unprecedented aesthetics.

Its vast field of innovations has been rewarded with many international and national awards (MIT Innovator of the Year, Horizon 2020 Award from the European Commission, Solar Impulse Award…). The applications for this extraordinary material range from luxury to packaging and automotive, and soon to construction. Come and discover it from November the 13th to the 15th in the prestigious setting of Hotel Le Meurice in Paris!

In an interview by Usbek & Rica, Timothée Boitouzet explains Woodoo’s vision: reinvent wood to build the city of tomorrow (in french).

When the planet is home to the almost 12 billion people that the UN calculates will inhabit the Earth by the year 2100, where will they live? In less than 15 years, the organization estimates that there will be 3 billion people in need of proper housing worldwide. Against this backdrop, any sustainable and economically viable option that allows us to create new housing more quickly and efficiently could form part of the solution. And the young, French architect Timothée Boitouzet has a wood-based proposal that could serve just this purpose.

Presentation of the startup in french magazine les Echos Entrepreneurs (in french)

In this interview, Timothée Boitouzet, the founder of Woodoo, talks about our augmented, rot-proof and more resistant wood. Presented at the Emtech France event, this “reinforced wood” could, according to its creator, become the basic material for the cities of the future (article in french).

Interview of Timothée Boitouzet in french magazine Le Monde (in french)

Winner of the MIT prize for innovators under 35, Timothée Boitouzet has developed a hybrid wood that could revolutionize the construction sector (in french).

Timothée Boitouzet’s election as Innovator of the Year by the MIT Technology Review, lived by the Franco-American commission Fulbright (in french).

Woodoo presented by the french magazine Industrie et Technologie (in french)

Cut out a very thin slice of wood and you can observe a slight transparency. Nice, but very fragile. Fortunately, Woodoo decided to offer transparent wooden boards. Our ingredients: biosourced polymers that were injected into the wood, he was allowed to let 10 to 20% of the light and make it more resistant.

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