Commission proposes increase of €400 million for Horizon 2020


On the occasion of President Juncker’s 2016 State of the Union address, the Commission presented its mid-term review of the multiannual EU budget (2014-2020). The European Commission has proposed increase of €400 million for...


H2020 InfoDay on Research PPPs on 14 October 2016. Submit your EeB project idea now!


The Info Day on Research PPPs organised by the EC in Brussels on Friday 14 October 2016 will give the research community an overview of ongoing activities and support the preparation of proposals for the 2017 calls. It will also...


KIC InnoEnergy reopens 2016 Call for Innovation Proposals


Following the success of its 2016 Call for Innovation Proposals, KIC InnoEnergy  has reopened the Call for a second phase starting on 1 June. Now in its fifth year, the Call seeks European businesses – start-ups, SMEs...


Commission launches three Horizon Prizes for energy innovation


The European Commission launched in July three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy: - The €750.000 Horizon Prize Photovoltaics meets history addresses the technical...


Support Services for Exploitation of Research Results for research projects in the field of energy launched


Exploitation has become a crucial element in FP7 and H2020 projects and is a mandatory activity and reporting item. In order to maximise the value added and impact of research projects, the Directorate-General for Research and...


EU Commission: boost for financing in SMEs


On 14 July, the European Commission has proposed amendments to the European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECA) and the European Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEF) regulations, marking another step towards the creation of the...


Publication of the final report of the study: Mapping the regional embedness of the NMP programme


The aim of this study is to analyse how research and innovation activities, funded under FP7 NMBP, are embedded at a regional level, how the activities linked to local and regional networks and clusters, and to what extent and in...


EU Efficient Buildings study: Public consultation on draft indicator proposals


In the framework of the study for the 'development of a common EU framework of indicators for the environmental performance of buildings', the European Commission is launching a public consultation on the first draft proposals...


Upcoming Events


Horizon 2020 Transport Day, 28 September, Brussels (BE)

PAPIRUS project final conference, 29 September, Bilbao (ES)

INFRARISK Project Final Conference, 29 September, Madrid (ES)

European Transport Conference 2016, 5-7 October, Barcelona (ES)

Conference on Advanced Building Skins, 10-11 October 2016, Bern (CH)

District Energy Days with Brokerage Event, 11-12 October, Brussels (BE)

European Road Infrastructure Congress, 18-20 October, Leeds (UK)


Introduction to this month’s issue


This is the new version of the ECTP newsletter, with a selection of information dedicated to Research & Innovation for the Construction & Built Environment sector.

You are kindly invited to contribute by sending us proposals of news or events to ECTP Secretariat.


Thank you!
ECTP Secretariat


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