EurekaBuild News

  • May 29, 2009
    Extension of EurekaBuild

    Led by ECTP since June 2006, the umbrella was supposed to be over on May 2009. Following a request presented to the EUREKA Secretariat, the duration of EurekaBuild has been extended till December 2009.

  • February 24, 2009
    3rd EurekaBuild Newsletter published

    The third EurekaBuild newsletter gives an overview of the 7 projects that have already received the Eureka Label under the EurekaBuild flag as well as last activities undertaken within the project: organised workshops, event announcements and more.

  • February 6, 2009
    Next EurekaBuild TC meeting

    The 5th EurekaBuild TC meeting will take place in Lord Hotel in Warsaw, Poland on February 12, 2009. Main topics of the meeting will be: review of EurekaBuild results, future of EurekaBuild and preparation, status of ECTP/E2B/Eracobuild, etc.

  • December 1, 2008
    EurekaBuild projects

    Already 9 projects have received the Eureka Label under the EurekaBuild flag. They are: SULABU, RELAXHOME, POLYWALL, WASTEHEATCONCRETE, FLOATEC, GEOSUITE2, BWSN, STABCON and NANOCRETE. Details of above mentioned projects can be found at the EurekaBuild Projects webpage.

  • November 13, 2008
    Eureka Inter-Umbrella meeting

    Svein Willy Danielsen (SINTEF) represented EurekaBuild at the yearly Eureka Inter-Umbrella meeting which took place in Eureka Secretariat Offices in Brussels on November 13, 2008. At this meeting the status of Umbrellas in Eureka was discussed: new position of Umbrellas (Umbrellas in or out Eureka or status-quo, more active role of Umbrellas in pre-evaluating ideas/projects, more active role in partner-brokering, etc).

  • October 10, 2008
    Next EurekaBuild SC meeting announced

    On October 29, 2008 (afternoon from 13:00 until around 17:00) a mixed meeting reserved to the EurekaBuild SC Members and the NTPs Representatives will take place. The objective of this meeting will be essentially: to exchange on the ECTP current status; to define an action plan for the Network of NTPs and EurekaBuild in 2009; to start the participation of NTPs in the updating of the ECTP SRA-IAP (Roadmap) to be ready by mid-2009.

  • October 10, 2008
    Details on UK EurekaBuild event announced

    The EurekaBuild workshop and Brokerage event "ICT & Automation - Energy & Resource Efficient products and processes" is going to be organised in Birmingham, UK on 28-29 October 2008. The workshop will focus on 2 topics of high interest for the UK NTP: Information Communication Technologies and Automation (ICT&A) and Reduced Resource Consumption (RRC).
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  • June 16, 2008
    Croatian Construction Technology Platform published the results from the International Conference and EurekaBuild Workshop: "Networks for sustainable environment and high quality of life".

    To read the results obtained during the workshop organised in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on 23-25 May 2008 please visit the dedicated website at www.secon.hr or Schedule of Events webpage.

  • May 14, 2008
    The results from the "Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Brokerage of Project Ideas" workshop are available online

    To find out more please visit Schedule of Events webpage.

  • April 21, 2008
    Invitation to EurekaBuild workshop and Brokerage event in Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Croatian Construction Technology Platform invites you to the International Conference and EurekaBuild Workshop: "Networks for sustainable environment and high quality of life" that is going to be organised in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on 23-25 May 2008. The topics include design innovations, new materials, construction, maintenance, safety, security, environmental impact and management of networks, focusing, but not limited to transport networks: roads, railways, waterways, bridges, tunnels and canals.
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  • April 7, 2008
    Details on Vilnius EurekaBuild event announced

    On April 24, 2008, during the 15th International Specialized Exhibition on Construction and Renovation "RESTA" in Lithuanian Exhibition Centre LITEXPO (Laisves Ave. 5, Vilnius) the conference "Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Brokerage of Project Ideas" will be organised in Vilnius, Lithuania. During the conference the best examples of energy efficiency practice in buildings in Europe, the models of rational use of energy in renovation and new construction, the possibilities of utilization of renewable energy resources, future energy technologies and models in the context of sustainable development, the formation of new approach in construction market (promotion of green public procurement) will be discussed.
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  • February 28, 2008
    Full Report on Polish EurekaBuild workshop added to the website

    Polish NTP has organised the second (and the sixth in order) EurekaBuild Workshop and Brokerage Event focusing on ICT as a part of annual conference. This event took place in Poznan, Poland on 22 January 2008.
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  • October 22, 2007
    Call for papers for NETWORKS conference and EurekaBuild event!

    International conference and EurekaBuild event "NETWORKS for sustainable and environment and high quality of life" is taking place in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 23-25 May 2008. Deadline for abstracts 15 November 2007.
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  • September 24, 2007
    2nd EurekaBuild Newsletter published

    The second EurekaBuild newsletter gives an overview of the last activities undertaken within the project: organised workshops, submitted project ideas & proposals, reports from events, event announcements and more. In this issue two National Public Representatives: from Poland and Spain present the Eureka initiative in their countries.
    Download the 2nd Newsletter...

  • July 23, 2007
    Details on Valencia EurekaBuild event announced

    The event on "Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies for Construction Applications" is taking place in Valencia, Spain on 5-6 November 2007. The event wishes to motivate on the possibilities and challenges of the emergent technologies application for the design of added value construction materials.
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  • June 15, 2007
    Report on Athens EurekaBuild event added to the website

    EurekaBuild event "Towards a sustainable Built Environment and a Living Cultural Heritage" was held on May 21, 2007 in Athens, and was organized by Hellenic National Technology Platform. The event was attended by more than 130 participants. 27 project ideas were presented, focusing on sustainable built environment and living cultural heritage resulting in 8 proposals by potential consortia.
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  • June 14, 2007
    Czech Technology Platform published report on EurekaBuild event "Advanced Building Materials and Technologies" held at the beginning of June 2007

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  • June 11, 2007
    EurekaBuild Newsletter published

    The first EurekaBuild newsletter gives an overview of the activities during the first year of project's duration: partners in the project, organisation, committees, meetings, project ideas & proposals, event reports, event announcements and more. Here you can download the newsletter.

  • May 28, 2007
    Full report on EurekaBuild event on "ICT and New Integrated Processes" available

    The second EurekaBuild workshop and brokerage event was organized by Norwegian Construction Technology Platform in close cooperation with Innovation Norway, Nordic Innovation Centre, ECTP FA#7 (Processes and ICT) and the National Technology Platforms in other Nordic countries. 42 participants from 11 countries were attending the event. Several keynote lectures presented initiatives and opportunities for innovation projects, as well as individual projects. The brokerage event included discussion of participants' project ideas. The full report with written and oral contributions, list of participants, the project ideas and a summary by the organizers on lessons learned is available...

  • March 12, 2007
    Details of EurekaBuild event on "ICT and New Integrated Processes" announced

    Workshop and Brokerage event will take place in Oslo, Norway from 7 to 8 May 2007. Read more...

  • February 25, 2007
    EurekaBuild presented at the Aqua Terra 2007 - World Forum on Delta & Coastal Development

    The international event "Aqua Terra 2007" was held in Amsterdam from 7-9 February. 600 people from the Delta and Coastal Development sector were attending this event. Presentation on "EurekaBuild - a new innovation program for (water) construction" was delivered by Benno Koehorst, Dutch NUP from Rijskwaterstaat of the Netherlands. In addition to a general introduction of Eureka and EurekaBuild the innovation needs from the Dutch Room for the River project (2.5 billion euro) were presented.

  • February 22, 2007
    EurekaBuild event on Cultural Heritage will be organised by Hellenic NTP in May 2007

    To find out more please visit Schedule of Events webpage.

  • February 20, 2007
    Details on EurekaBuild event on Building Materials and Technologies organised by Czech NTP announced

    To find out more please visit Schedule of Events webpage.

  • February 20, 2007
    The results of the first EurekaBuild Event in Rotterdam are available online

    To find out more please visit Schedule of Events webpage.


  • February 15, 2007
    Austria joined the EurekaBuild Umbrella!

    Austria is the 17th country to join the EurekaBuild Umbrella. For a complete list of countries currently endorsing EurekaBuild check the About EurekaBuild webpage. The list of EurekaBuild representatives in each member country is available here.

  • February 13, 2007
    EurekaBuild presented at the 2nd General Assembly of European Technology Platform on Industrial Safety

    The 2nd General Assembly of European Technology Platform on Industrial Safety took place on February 13, 2007 in Stuttgart, Germany. Presentation "Experience of EurekaBuild: How to use the EUREKA programme to support the implementation of the Strategic Research Agenda" was delivered by Jelena Bleiziffer, Croatian NUS and EurekaBuild Technical Committee member. Agenda and all the presentations held at this event are available online.