10 Steps for Innovators

The journey from idea to innovation turns, twists and hits the occasional roadblock.


February 1, 2013

The journey from idea to innovation turns, twists and hits the occasional roadblock. Follow the progress of an Oregon State idea that is making the wood-products industry more sustainable. Research by wood-science professor Kaichang Li has enabled Columbia Forest Products, North America’s largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood, to switch from adhesives made with formaldehyde to a safer alternative.

Illustration by Heather Miller

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