EC publications on infrastructure maintenance in transport


The European Commission published in September 2018 a discussion paper on infrastructure maintenance in transport. To make the transport system more efficient and cleaner, considerable investments have to be made in...


Certification for ageing in place. The new European project “Homes4Life” kicks off


Our living environments have a tremendous impact on our health and wellbeing. Ensuring their suitability and adaptability to people’s needs and preferences – including when these needs and preferences evolve over time – is one of...


Public procurement of innovative solutions in the Construction sector – public consultation, deadline 15 January 2019


Public procurement is an important catalyst for modernizing the public sector with innovative solutions, for opening up business opportunities for companies and for speeding up the adoption of solutions that meet strategic EU...


The European Commission calls for a climate neutral Europe by 2050


On 28 November 2018, the European Commission published in a communication its strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate-neutral economy by 2050 – A Clean Planet for All. A European strategic...


Cooperation Manifesto for Nature-Based Solutions (NBS)


The NBS Projects, funded by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, have the aim of bringing together cities, citizens, research institutes and industry to demonstrate Nature-Based...


TRA2018 Highlight Report & Session Records available


TRA2018 Conference was judged by all the different experts and visitors to be a major inspiration for all transport researchers in Europe and Austrian actors, and initiatives have once again moved further into the centre of...


Upcoming Events


ThinkNature Webinar, 17 January

Connected Smart Cities Conference 2019, 17 January, Brussels (BE)

ISOBIO Final Event, 29 January, Brussels (BE)

European Energy Efficiency Conference 2019, 27 February – 1 March, Wels (AT)

WSED 2019: “SAVE TODAY, USE TOMORROW” workshop, 28 February, Wels (AT)

"TODAY's WASTE, TOMORROW MATERIAL" workshop at WSED 2019, 28 February, Wels (AT)


Introduction to this issue


The ECTP Secretariat team wishes you and your familly a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year !


ECTP Secretariat


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H2020 Energy Efficiency Info Day 2019, 22 January, Brussels (BE)