Scottish Forest & Timber Technologies
encompasses all the individuals, companies and organisations
involved in the Forest & Timber industries from forest planning
and planting to the development of value-added
end products. Anyone involved in or interested in the
sector can participate in its activities.
The Scottish Forest &
Timber Technologies Advisory Group
(SFTTAG); advise Scottish
Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and the
Scottish Government on matters relating to sustainable economic
development and opportunities provided by the Forest & Timber
industries in Scotland.
are key representatives from the public and private sectors who
work collaboratively to develop and manage projects that deliver
against the strategy and meet the aim of growing the sector.
Groups (Highlands and Islands, North East Scotland,
Mid Scotland and South Scotland); managed by facilitators, who
together with input from Regional Steering Groups, develop a
programme of regional projects, activities and events.
Prior to January 2011, Scottish Forest & Timber Technologies
was known as the Scottish Forest Industries Cluster.
The Scottish Forest & Timber Technologies Advisory Group met the Scottish Construction Forum at Scotland's Housing Expo in Inverness to begin to explore areas of common interest.