Digitalisation

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Concept:   Today, multi-disciplinary teams from all over the world have to collaborate in order to bring a physical product from idea to market. A professional design tool enabling them to work collaboratively in real-time, directly in 3D would ease this process.   But building a design platform for manipulating and rendering large 3D data in real time for such a wide range of users is an enormous technological challenge.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Link

This edition of BUILD UP Expert Talks hosts Myriam Olivier, PhD in civil engineering, Mission head at ASTUS-construction, France.   She has worked in the domains of Energy Efficiency and Building Information Management and Modelling for several years and has coordinated and worked in a number of international research projects, including the recently completed H2020 BIMplement project.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Link

OVERVIEW   Making Europe “fit for the digital age” is an undertaking that requires cooperation and collaboration. This has only become more evident in 2020, when unprecedented disruption has demanded a reconfiguration of how businesses run, how public administrations operate, and how citizens go about their daily lives.  
Post date: 7 Jan 2021
Type: Event

Retrofitting Europe’s buildings for energy efficiency is not enough to slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector and cut emissions in time to meet the Paris climate agreement goals, according to Dr Catherine De Wolf, assistant professor of design and construction management at TU Delft in the Netherlands.   She says that we need to design buildings to make them recyclable – but doing this will require a fundamental restructure of the construction industry.  
Post date: 7 Jan 2021
Type: News

Concept and objectives:   ENSNARE’s main objective is to boost the implementation of renovation packages through:  
Post date: 5 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   Digitalisation, advanced engineering and sophisticated data analytics techniques can improve building management through innovative business models.   The EU-funded iBECOME project will increase intelligence, decarbonisation and decentralisation of the energy system by transforming building and operation data into products that can be profitable in the innovative business framework.  
Post date: 5 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   The digitalisation of the energy sector enables higher levels of operational excellence with the adoption of disrupting technologies.   The EU-funded PLATOON project offers methodology that deploys distributed/edge processing and data analytics technologies for optimised real-time energy system management in a simple way for energy domain experts.  
Post date: 4 Jan 2021
Type: Link

VEF Virtual Series “Products Track” Session 6   Supporting Economic Recovery Through Innovation and Digitalisation 15 March 2021   VEF Virtual Series  
Post date: 30 Dec 2020
Type: Event

Concept:   The EU’s building stock is relatively old. Half of all homes in most EU countries were built pre-1970 and before the first thermal regulations.   This is why upgrading the energy efficiency of the building envelope – the physical barrier between indoor and unconditioned environment – is important.  
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The acceleration of digitalisation in lean building/infrastructure construction will facilitate the industrialisation of the construction sector.   The EU-funded COGITO project proposes to materialise the digitalisation benefits through a digital Construction 4.0 toolbox that harmonises Digital Twins with the Building Information Model concept.  
Post date: 22 Dec 2020
Type: Link