13.12.2017  |  Next ECTP Conference planned on 13-14 November 2018. Save the date!

ECTP will organise its 8th Conference on 13-14 November 2018 at BOZAR in Brussels. Stakeholders from the whole construction value-chain and representatives of the European Commission will share their experience and discuss...[more]

10.12.2017  |  ALDREN (European ALiance for Deep RENovation in buildings) project kick-off

The kick-off meeting of the "ALliance for Deep RENovation in buildings implementing the European Common Voluntary Certification Scheme” project took place in Paris on 20 and 21 November 2017. The Centre Scientifique et...[more]

08.12.2017  |  Cleaner energy: new binding targets for energy efficiency and use of renewables

A binding target to reduce energy consumption by 40% by 2030 at EU level has been agreed by the Industry and Energy Committee (ITRE). MEPs wanted to be more ambitious than the EU Commission, which had proposed a 30%...[more]

08.12.2017  |  R2CITIES project: The “washing machines” district smartens up to halve energy consumption

A peripheral district in Genoa, Italy, has become a smart city lab. The R2CITIES European project has improved apartment conditions, reduced waste and lowered the energy bill, all with the help of citizens. The bulk of the work...[more]

06.12.2017  |  Mission orientation in FP9, your views as a stakeholder by Friday 15 December latest

Since the Lamy report was published in July this year, much is being said and discussed on the potential mission orientation in FP9. This new direction of EU R&I policy is an attractive logical new step from the challenge...[more]