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The French Bow Research Institute (FBRI) is a non-profit organization based in Paris, France and directed by Stephan Jansen (London) and Isaac Salchow (New York City).

This groundbreaking interdisciplinary project collects and compiles unique scientific findings by examining the finest French bows and publishes them in respective bulletins. The FBRI® focuses in particular on

the Model-Based Reasoning©
the Tool Pattern Analysis©
the Metal Database© as well as on the continued expansion of the Ebony Database©

The project‘s mission is to give new momentum and depth to traditional bow expertise by utilizing modern methods and approaches.