Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) is a research centre affiliated with the Generalitat de Catalunya (the Catalan government), and it reports to the Ministry responsible for forest issues. The CTFC is a CERCA centre and a government accredited TECNIO agent (developer of public technology).
On an international level, the CTFC is a member of : the European Forest Institute (EFI); the European Mycological Institute (EMI); the Association Internationale Forêts Méditerranéennes (AIFM); the Association des Échanges Méditerranéens pour l’Eau, la Forêt, l’Énergie, et le Développement Durable des Territoires (Échanges Med); and the Centre d’Étude et de Développement Durable Euro-Méditerranéen (CEDDEM). It is also a founding member of FORESPIR.
On a country-wide level, the CTFC belongs to the Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales (SECF), the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), and the Plataforma Tecnológica Forestal Española.
The CTFC is a national agency of the European Forestry and Environmental Skills Council (EFESC). It was granted a ‘Human Resources Excellence in Research’ award by the European Commission, recognizing the CTFC as a European research institution that fosters an attractive and motivating work environment.