TUM Research laboratory wood is a core facility of WZW and organizes the framework conditions to support multidisciplinary research, development and teaching covering the field of wood material science, wood components and wood based products. It provides the personnel and technical infrastructure to realize experimental work on wood, its constituents and derivatives, in close cooperation with professorships at WZW and other faculties of TUM, as well as external partners. The laboratories are frequently used in training and graduation programs by students of forestry and wood science, architecture and civil engineering; and for service works addressing needs of the timber and building products and chemical industries.