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: 

  • Climate change and its implications for forest management (in particular the use of reproductive forest material) and conservation and genetic breeding of forest resources
  • Models for Strategic Analysis of Forest Management and the Forest Products Supply Chain
  • Technical, economic and environmental optimization of forest harvest operations
  • Operation productivity and biomass production costs
  • Advice and support for forestry stakeholders to rationalize their production process
  • Wood technology: normalization, coatings, preservatives, drying, chemical modification, etc.
  • Physical and mechanical properties of wood-based building products and materials
  • Timber structure technology, mainly bridges

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



Se inicia el proyecto PLURIFOR, proyecto europeo Interreg IV B dentro del espacio SUDOE que será ejecutado por regiones de los países Francia, España y Portugal entre julio de 2016 y junio de 2019. El Centro Tecnológico Forestal y de la Madera (CETEMAS) es el socio que coordina el proyecto para la región de Asturias.

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Curso Formación ESTRUMAD

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CETEMAS participa en la jornada promovida por ASMADERA "Madera en la Construcción"

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