SP2020 draft conference programme is online !


The SP2020 draft programme is available here (version 15 October 2020). Updates will be released over the next days since the detailed agenda for some sessions is still being fine-tuned. The call for proposals is now closed, but...


Renovation Wave Strategy published by the EC


The European Commission has published today its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead...


Join the new and improved Horizon Results Platform!


The European Commission invites you to join in the newly revamped Horizon Results Platform, the central pillar of the EC-funded research results “exploitation ecosystem”.The Horizon Results Platform:• Is Free – you can promote...


INSTRUCT survey for the construction sector


INSTRUCT intends to create a complete operational framework to increase the number of skilled building professionals and blue collar workers over the whole value chain (both for renovations and new constructions), and offer a set...




On September 30, SMARTSPEND online workshop gathered 16 high-level speakers and 200 attendees to discuss about current and future funding opportunities for clean energy. Access more information in the dedicated press release...


The recording of the latest DigiPLACE webinar is now available


In case you have missed the DigiPLACE webinar 'Are architects ready for digitalisation?' on September 15, you have the possibility to watch the recording of the session here. The webinar presented a European state-of-the-art...


Official launch of Level(s) – a sustainable buildings framework for all. Get involved!


Europe at the forefront of the green transitionThe EU aims to lead by example on the issues of sustainability, circularity, and zero carbon emissions. Further fuelled by the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis,...


Upcoming Events


Advanced Building Skins Conference & Expo, 26-27 October 2020, Bern (CH)

WBSE Conference “BEYOND 2020”, 2-4 November (virtual event)

CoMS 2020 Construction Materials for a Sustainable Future, 8-10 November, Bled (SI)


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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Sustainable Places 2020, 27-30 October (virtual event)