European Renovation Hub: The STUNNING Project invites you to share your renovation insights!


The recently started EU-funded project STUNNING has the goal to promote successful and innovative renovation packages and business models around a European Renovation Hub. This virtual and interactive knowledge sharing platform...


TRA 2018 What to expect!


In less than four weeks the seventh edition of Transport Research Arena will take place in Vienna. From 16 to 19 April more than 3.000 experts, scientists, politicians, operators and representatives from economics and industry...


WSED 2018 & 2019


The World Sustainable Energy Days 2018 gathered more than 600 experts and decision makers from 66 countries through a combination of specialised conferences, site visits, a poster presentation and a tradeshow. The event was once...


VERAM Project Newsletter


This new edition of VERAM newsletter features an interview with Johan Elvnert, Managing Director of the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) explaining why Europe needs a raw materials research & innovation roadmap...


Artificial Intelligence: Call for High-Level Expert Group & Statement by the European Group of Ethics


The European Commission has published:  A Statement on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and 'autonomous' systems by the European Group of Ethics and Science in New Technologies:...


Join the H2020 Clustering action “Transforming cities, Enhancing wellbeing”


On 16-18 May 2018, a H2020 Clustering action about sustainable urban regeneration and wellbeing with Nature Based Solutions (NBS) will be held in the University of A Coruna. The event is co-organised by ThinkNature CSA, which...


Mission-Oriented Research & Innovation in the European Union - A problem-solving approach to fuel innovation-led growth


Professor Mariana Mazzucato has published in February 2018 a report on behalf of the European Commission (DG Research & Innovation) to put the stress on the necessity to define missions in order to achieve projects close to...


Follow-up on the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference


The Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference was organised on 20-21 February 2018. Its primary goal was to bring together a wide array of stakeholders to discuss the latest developments in the implementation of the Circular...


Upcoming Events


Stakeholder Forum for the Digitising European Industry initiative, 27-28 March, Villepinte (FR)

TRA 2018, 16-19 April, Vienna (AT)

EERA Scientific Workshop, 19 April, Brussels (BE)

E2VENT Public Workshop, 19 April, Brussels (BE)

2018 International Conference on Smart Cities and Urban Design, 21-22 April, Wuhan (CN)

ConWEEB Green Week Workshop, 24 May, 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.


ECTP Secretariat


Mark your calendar


VERAM Final Conference, 17 April, Brussels (BE)