febrero 25, 2010
FTP – About FTP
Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform – a European partnership for research and development
The Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) has defined and is currently implementing a research and development roadmap for the European forest-based sector. The platform is supported in its endeavours by a wide range of stakeholders. The FTP is an industry-driven platform for collaboration in a sector which makes crucial contributions to the sustainable development and competitiveness of Europe.
The platform is limited company under Belgium law (sprl) runned by the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois), the Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) and the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), lated joined by the European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR), who saw the necessity of establishing a Technology Platform for the forest-based sector.
The FTP has as its vision (for the year 2030): The European forest-based sector plays a key role in a sustainable society. It comprises a competitive, knowledge-based industry that fosters the extended use of renewable resources. It strives to ensure its societal contribution in the context of a bio-based, customer-driven and globally competitive European economy.
The FTP is open to the entire sector. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact your National Support Group.
vía FTP – About FTP.