The forest-based sector technology platform is a limited company under Belgium law (sprl) set up and run by the following organisations: the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois), the Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF), the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) and later joined by the European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR), who jointly saw the necessity of establishing a Technology Platform for the forest-based sector.