Think tank

Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia

CTFC

Solsona, Spain

The Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia (CTFC), based in Solsona (Lleida, Spain), began life in 1996 in the form of a consortium jointly run by Solsonès County Council, the University of Lleida, Lleida Provincial Council, the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation, the Integrated Rural Development Centre of Catalonia and the Government of Catalonia. CTFC's institutional mission is to contribute to the modernisation and competitiveness of the forestry sector, rural development and the sustainable management of the environment through research, training and technology and knowledge transfer to society. CTFC hosts the Laboratory of Functional Ecology and Global Change (ECOFUN), whose aim is to investigate the drivers of biodiversity, structural patterns and functional processes in grasslands, forests and other agro-ecosystems to develop ecological models and establish the basis for a sustainable management in the context of global change.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ctfc.es/

Address:
Crta. de St. Llorenç de Morunys, a Port del Comte, km 2, 25280 Solsona

Country:
Spain

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Spain, Global
Operating languages
Catalan , English , French , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1996
Age (years)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 25
Spain average
 27
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: County Council of Solsonès and the University of Lleida
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Antoni Trasobares Rodríguez
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 127
Spain average
 40
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
43% 
Spain average
42% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
38% 
Spain average
36% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 2,962
Spain average
 6,287
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 6,145
Spain average
 13,421
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 125
Spain average
 5,546
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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