On September 7, 2021, Assoc. Prof. Aleš Straže, from the Biotechnical Faculty of the University of Ljubljana, visited Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Pfriem, who represents the Professorship of Chemistry and Physics of Wood at the Department of Wood Engineering at the Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences. After a tour throug the laboratories and pilot plants of the research group on the forest campus, Prof. Straže, a proven expert in the field of wood and materials research with a focus on heat and mass transfer, drying, thermal modification and acoustics, presented his research areas and current work. The working group of Professor Pfriem also presented their current research projects at HNEE in a team session. The research topics made the researchers looking forward for cooperation in the future.