CETEMAS is a Forest and Wood Technology Research Centre, founded in 2009, that invests in research and development projects that are vital to the expansion and innovation of forest and wood product-based industries.
Our mission is:
... to promote healthy, diverse, productive and well managed forests and forest-based economies through the efficient, sustainable use of our wood resources.
... to promote information exchange among staff engaged in wood-related research and facilitate the shared use of research facilities.
... to enhance research programmes and promote technology transfer to end users.
We are working in the following research areas:
The results of our research and development programs are packaged to facilitate easy adoption by industry with a focus on sustainable growth and profitability
CETEMAS promotes the benefits of wood and wood products to environmentally conscious consumers and businesses, and is well placed to assist the forest and wood products industry in identifying opportunities that arise in a carbon-constrained marketplace