Your Innovation Partner

b1The University of New Brunswick's Wood Science and Technology Centre (WSTC) is a centre of excellence dedicated to research, development, education and technical support for the wood products industry.


Our mission is to improve the competitiveness and viability of the wood products sector by providing research and technical assistance to our clients.

We strive to promote conservation, sustainability and productivity through engineering, innovation and the efficient utilization of the forest resources.

The Mandate

The mandate of WSTC is to provide an active link between the university and wood industries.

WSTC is committed to the following:

  • Developing new technologies and knowledge that can be transferred to the industry
  • Enhancing the quality of the university programs by exposing students and faculty to leading edge technologies and relevant industrial problems
  • Providing innovation support to wood products sector to make it more competitive