BIMEET H2020 Project Launch. BIM training to enhance energy efficiency of buildings


The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology is coordinating BIMEET, a new European project bringing together 9 partners around BIM technology as a key digital support for the energy efficiency of the built environment.On...


Eurostat clarifies how to record energy performance contracts in national accounts


Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, has published today an updated guidance note on the recording of energy performance contracts (EPCs) in government accounts.The revised guidance note clarifies the...


CommONEnergy final conference presentations available


The EeB PPP project CommONEnergy hold its final conference on 7 September in Brussels. This 4-year project aimed at turning highly energy consuming shopping centres into energy efficient centres. It gathers 23 partners...


Global energy players highlight common views on the energy efficiency potential in buildings and transport sector.


Today senior business representatives from Italian multinational energy supplier ENEL and the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE) - a cross-sectorial organization of companies providing energy efficient technologies and...


ThinkNature / Platform for Nature Based Solutions has issued its first Newsletter


The objective of the ThinkNature project is the development of a platform that supports the understanding and the promotion of nature based solutions (NBS).NBS are defined by the EU as solutions that are ‘inspired and supported...


28 Country Fact Sheets, 44 Policy Measures Fact Sheets and 2 Analytical Reports are now online


The European Construction Sector Observatory is helping the construction value chain to confront the economic and social challenges that impact the construction industry. It aims to inform European policymakers and industry...


cPPP Impact Workshop 2017: Report and Presentations published


This 7th Impact Workshop, organised by the European Commission on 17 May 2017, gathered representatives of Horizon 2020 projects funded under the 2014-2016 cPPP calls for proposals, and the members of the cPPP Partnership...


Good beginning of the year for the UE construction activity. The first quarter of 2017 marked by growth in all subsectors.


Comparing data for the first quarter of 2016 and 2017, it can be found that production in the EU construction sector grew by over 2%. This growth was more visible in the EU building construction subsector (almost +3%) than in the...


Upcoming Events


SCIS conference 'Empowering smart solutions for better cities', 2-3 October, Budapest (HU)

Renovate Europe Day 2017, 10 October, Brussels (BE)

Energy Info Days 2017, 23-25 October, Brussels (BE)

Vocational skills for energy efficient buildings: Public stakeholder workshop with live webstreaming, 24 October, Bucharest (RO)

Cities of the Future 2017, 26-27 October, Brussels (BE)

SHC 2017, 29 Oct. - 2 Nov., Abu Dhabi (AE)


Introduction to this issue


This newsletter contains a selection of information dedicated to Research & Innovation for the Construction & Built Environment sector. Access all the news published on ECTP website here.

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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Nature-Based Solutions: From Innovation to Common-use, 24-26 October, Tallinn (EE)