Parliament vote on Horizon Europe and information on co-programmed partnerships


The European Parliament’s industry and research committee ITRE has just voted for Horizon Europe, the EU’s multiannual framework programme for research. This vote comes after EU research ministers adopted the programme last month...


INSTRUCT project first outcomes delivered!


The INSTRUCT project 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...


Registration open for the SMARTSPEND Access to Risk Finance Conference (25-27 May 2021)


The SMARTSPEND project aiming to improve and increase public and private funding for clean energy technology research and innovation, will organise an online conference on 25-27 May 2021. The European Conference on Access to Risk...


Stakeholder workshops & public consultation for the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2010/31/EU (EPBD)


As announced in the European Green Deal, the Commission adopted on 14 October 2020 a strategic Communication "Renovation Wave for Europe - greening our buildings, creating jobs, improving lives". It contains an action...


COGITO Press Release & Stakeholders Requirements Survey


Construction phase digital twin model (COGITO) is a project that started in November 2020 with funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.The COGITO project aims to establish a Digital...


Launch of the website of the H2020 project BIGG


The project BIGG (Building Information aGGregation, harmonization and analytics platform), funded by the European Commission under the H2020 programme (Grant Agreement n° 957047), has been launched in December 2020. BIGG aims at...


Upcoming Events


SBE21 Heritage Conference, 14-16 April 2021 (online)

Stakeholder Workshop #2 in preparation of the revision of the EPBD, 15 April 2021 (online)

New European Bauhaus conference, 22-23 April 2021 (online)

NEBC conference: "Common Ground: Making the Renovation Wave a Cultural Project", 29 April 2021 (online)

Stakeholder Workshop #3 in preparation of the revision of the EPBD, 29 April 2021 (online)


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 Closing Conference, 27 May 2021 (virtual event)