European Energy Efficiency and Young Energy Researchers Conferences 2020. Call for Papers & Speakers open until 10 October 2019


The clean energy transition is taking on a new dynamic in Europe and worldwide. "Energy efficiency first" is at the centre of this transformation process. This requires strong policies, competitive businesses,...


ThinkNature project publishes its Handbook


ThinkNature is a project funded under Horizon 2020 and gathering 18 European partners, among which ECTP. It started in December 2016 and will come to an end in November 2019. Its main objective was the development of a...


AIOTI Vision and Recommendations: European IoT challenges and opportunities 2019-2024


Digitisation has been at the root of the most impactful transformations of the past decades. It has its roots in technology and technical applications but affects all aspects of the way we work, live, study and spend our free...


SMARTSPEND Questionnaire: Analysis of industry’s funding needs


SMARTSPEND is an EU-funded project that aims to find new ways to coordinate and increase investments in clean energy Research & Development. Many energy technologies are trying to answer similar R&D questions. There may...


FEHRL Infrastructure Research Magazine (FIRM) new issue is out!


The Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL) has released the new issue of its FIRM Magazine.Click here for the PDF version. Topics include: New FEHRL PresidentFEHRL Activities during the first half of...


Introducing DigiPLACE, the Digital Platform framework for Construction in Europe


In modern economy, digitalisation is a major driver of productivity growth across industries and services. To remain competitive in an increasingly globalised market, the EU economy must transform itself digitally. The...


New achievements of HOLISDER project presented!


HOLISDER is an EU project testing innovative models to incease the impact of flexible energy services by addressing the relationship between ESCO’s, demand response aggregators and end-users.  Project objectives are to be...


ECTP President Emmanuel FOREST selected as member of the Mission Board for Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities


The Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas has announced the names of the experts who have been selected as members of the mission boards to work on five major European research and innovation missions...


Upcoming Events


AIOTI Signature Event – IoT Through the Looking Glass, 8 October, Brussels (BE)

40th AIVC - 8th TightVent & 6th venticool Conference, 15-16 October, Ghent (BE)

100% RHC for a Sustainable Future, 28 October, Helsinki (FI)

Cities of the Future 2019 International Brokerage Event, 8 November, Brussels (BE)

Digitising European Industry Stakeholder Forum 2019, 13-15 November, Madrid (ES)


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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DigiPLACE Launch Conference, 22 November, Bologna (IT)