The Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC), based in Solsona (Lleida), was initially founded by the County Council of Solson├Ęs and the University of Lleida. Later on, the Provincial Council of Lleida, the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation, the Government of Catalonia and the Autonomous University of Barcelona were incorporated.

The CTFC is appointed to the Administration of the Government of Catalonia, with whom it relates through the Department in charge of forest issues. It also belongs to CERCA network of Catalan research centers.

The mission of CTFC is to contribute to the modernization and competitiveness of forest sector, to promote rural development and to foster the sustainable management of the environment through excellence in research and transfer of knowledge and technology to society, with the final aim of becoming a reference center at the national and international level.

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The Board is the highest government body of the Consortium and it is composed by the following members:

A
The counsellor of the Department in charge of forest issues of the Government of Catalonia, who will be the President

B
Two representatives of the County Council of Solson├Ęs

C
Two representatives of the University of Lleida

D
Two representatives of the County Council of Lleida

E
Two representatives of the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation

F
Two representatives of the Government of Catalonia

G
Two representatives of the Autonomous University of Barcelona

H
The number of representatives according to the accession agreement of each institution or entity forming part of the consortium in the future.

The Board appoints for the general director, who governs the day to day running of the institution


(*)FBS is a society that aims to enhance the knowledge of the parent company (CTFC) and transfer it to the market in the form of new products and / or services related to the expertise of the CTFC teams.