Factsheet: Forest based sector technology platform (FTP)

Forest based sector technology platform (FTP)

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP)
Description: 
The European Technology Platform for the Forest-based Sector (FTP) was established in 2005 as the first initiative in which European forest owners, woodworking industries and pulp & paper industries came together to share one common goal: to advance the competitiveness of the whole sector. More than 100 industry-driven, research and innovation projects were carried forward in EU research funding programmes with the support of 450 million Euro of EU funding. FTP has taken an active role in the Public-Private Partnership on Biobased industries.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate the cooperation within the forest-based sector.
Responsible Authority: 
DG Research and Innovation

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2005