Horizon 2020 – Report on Key facts and figures 2014-2016


Following the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 in 2017, DG Research & Innovation has published in January 2018 the brochure "Horizon 2020 In Full Swing -Three Years On – Key facts and figures 2014-2016". This...


CPR Review - Public Consultation now open


The open public consultation related to the review of the Construction Products Regulation has been launched and will be open until 16 April 2018. The Construction Products Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 (the CPR) aims to make the...


EIC Horizon Prize for “Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid”


The EUR 5 million EIC Horizon Prize for “Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid” was launched end of last year. During the EU Industry Day, on 23 February, EC will organise a “community building” workshop with humanitarian aid...


EU Sustainable Energy Awards – call for entries open!


Organised by the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and EASME), EUSEW takes place every year in June. The 2018 focus is on energy transition and will cover a series of activities with an EU-wide scope. In...


Public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market


In 2018, the Commission will make comprehensive proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, which is the EU's long–term budget.  The Commission's proposals...


ICE/IEEE ITMC Conference 2018. Call for papers open until 13 February


The 24th ICE/IEEE ITMC International Technology Management Conference is the place where research, science and industry innovators are called for original ideas, papers, debates, initiatives and projects. For the ICE 2018, the...


EU deal sets off race to renovate Europe’s building stock


After a third round of talks, EU lawmakers reached an agreement Tuesday (19 December) on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), firing the starting gun to renovate Europe’s entire building stock by 2050 so...


SCIS new project consortium will replicate successful findings


Learn more about the new technologies and lessons learned in the field of energy, mobility & transport and ICT on the Smart Cities and Communities Information System (SCIS) platform funded by the European Union. Over the past...


Upcoming Events


CARISMA Final Conference, 6 February, Brussels (BE)

Choosing AdoREs to Finance Energy Efficiency: Making the Business Case for Property Owners, 8-9 February, Brussels (BE)

Updating the European Strategy on Energy Efficiency: Making Better Use of Energy Resources, 15 February, Brussels (BE)

Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference, 20-21 February, Brussels (BE)

EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony & Investment Forum, 21-22 February, Brussels (BE)

European Industry Day 2018, 22-23 February, Brussels (BE)


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.


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World Sustainable Energy Days 2018, 28 February - 2 March, Wels (AT)