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Innovation in Construction: Taking the lead in greening the future (4th ECTP Conference)

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The pivotal role played by the construction sector in the new global concepts of sustainable development and economic recovery is now widely recognised. In Europe, this has led to reinforced Public Private Partnerships which are targeting innovation in the construction sector and are setting off with the clear objective to take the lead in greening the future. At the ECTP 2009 conference, experts will highlight research and innovation priorities which have been identified to meet the challenges we are facing. Results from ongoing European research projects will be showcased as well as innovative new products entering on the market and ample opportunities will be available for technology transfer from and to major construction players and SMEs.
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A unique event in the construction area

The pivotal role played by the construction sector in the new global concepts of sustainable development and economic recovery is now widely recognised. In Europe, this has led to reinforced Public Private Partnerships which are targeting innovation in the construction sector and are setting off with the clear objective to take the lead in greening the future.

At the ECTP 2009 conference, experts will highlight research and innovation priorities which have been identified to meet the challenges we are facing. Results from ongoing European research projects will be showcased as well as innovative new products entering on the market and ample opportunities will be available for technology transfer from and to major construction players and SMEs.

Key words of this conference: Sustainable Construction, European Recovery Plan, Labelling, Energy Efficient Buildings, Efficient Infrastructures, Cultural Heritage, Innovation, Business, SMEs...

Organised jointly by the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP), the Energy Efficient Buildings Association (E2BA), the European Council for Construction Research, Development and Innovation (ECCREDI) and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), this conference will be a unique event offering the largest view on the latest developments in the fields of research and innovation in the construction sector at European level.

● Online registration now open: www.ectp.org/conference2009

● Call for posters and presentations: www.ectp.org/conference2009

● More information: www.ectp.org