Josef Ressel Research Centre
The centre is under the professional supervision of the Department of Wood Science and Wood Processing Technology. Laboratories for teaching and research are located here, focusing on wood as a renewable raw material. Newly-developed technologies, materials, semi-completed products or fully-completed products can be thoroughly examined and modified by means of special equipment in the JRRC laboratories.
Phytophthora Research Centre
The laboratory focuses on complex research into diseases of woody species, currently on pathogens of the Phytophthora genus. The laboratory is equipped to enable processing of soil samples, isolation of pure cultures of pathogens of woody species and their analysis through modern methods of molecular biology based on analysis of DNA and RNA.
Rájec – Němčice Ecosystem Station
The station is part of the national research and development infrastructure for carbon monitoring in the Czech Republic – CzeCOS and international network of workplaces for long term ecological research ILTER (International Long Term Ecological Research)
University Forest Enterprise Masaryk Forest in Křtiny
University Forest Enterprise Masaryk Forest in Křtiny (UFE) is an organizationla part of Mendel University in Brno, special purpose facility mainly for the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology. It was founded in 1923 and its original scientific and pedagogical mission has not changed, but it has been expanded in view of the rapidly changing environmental conditions and the requirements of society.
Testing Laboratory for Construction and Joinery Products and Furniture
Provides services for testing, standardization and certification of windows, doors, wooden and wood-based boards, wood-flooring elements, wood for building construction, laminated materials based on wood, adhesives and furniture. It is divided into two workplaces: the Furniture Testing Lab in Brno and the Testing Lab for Construction and Joinery Products in Zlín.