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Concept:   The European construction industry needs to improve the innovation of its SMEs in order to extend its value chain and integrate new dynamic industrial sectors.   To achieve critical mass and promote internationalisation, the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) has initiated a synergy with the ICT, additive manufacturing, nature-based solutions and recycling industrial sectors.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2020
Type: Link

Medjimurje Energy Agency Ltd. (MENEA) is one of 10 project partners from 6 central European countries that are implementing project ENES-CE – Collaboration between public bodies and citizen energy groups in implementing local energy strategies in Central Europe.   The main goal of this project is to engage citizens to become a significant part in the planning of energy transition as well as implementing and financing concrete energy projects in their local and regional communities.
Post date: 7 Dec 2020
Type: News

EIT Climate-KIC, EIT RawMaterials, EIT Digital, EIT Food, EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility have created a Cross-Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) action aiming to strengthen the collaboration of their activities related to the circular economy.    A coordinated and efficient collaboration between the different KICs will help the EU achieve its Circular Economy Action Plan.   
Post date: 7 Dec 2020
Type: News

It is an unfortunate fact that every year thousands of construction employees are injured on the job.   According to OSHA’s reports, the leading cause of serious injury and even deaths on construction sites are falls, strikes from objects, electrocutions, and accidents involving equipment or construction materials.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2020
Type: News

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) ‘Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards’, showcases the businesses and innovators breaking ground for sustainable buildings.   One of this year’s categories, Women in Green Building Leadership Award, celebrates the inspiring female leaders from the movement.    Other awards categories include:  
Post date: 7 Dec 2020
Type: News

After three and a half years of hard work, this is time for the H2020-funded PROSPECT project to end, but not without great successes and achievements to look back at! Innovative financing is often an option for climate projects, but cities, municipalities and regions need to know how to activate and use it:  
Post date: 7 Dec 2020
Type: News

Although cutting emissions to net-zero by 2050 will destroy jobs and push up the costs of doing business in some sectors, it will bring gains elsewhere that will make up for the difference, according to a new study by McKinsey & company.   “Net-zero emissions by 2050 should be achievable at a net-zero cost without compromising overall economic growth or prosperity,” says the study by the global consulting firm, published on Thursday (3 December).   
Post date: 6 Dec 2020
Type: News

From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?   The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2020
Type: News

Could buildings one day imitate living organisms, intelligently sensing, moving, and responding to environmental stimuli? Negin Imani has developed the first tool translating thermoregulation strategies in the natural world into architectural solutions to help bring buildings to life.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2020
Type: News

IAQ 2020: Indoor Environmental Quality Performance Approaches
Post date: 4 Dec 2020
Type: News