Monthly Email News for the Architectural Aluminium Industry Ecobuild broadens its international offering January UBM Built Environment, organisers of Ecobuild 5th — 7th March , ExCeL London will bring together a wealth of of top sustainability experts to debate and share their unique perspectives on the global sustainability agenda with the launch of its Sustainability Overseas conference programme. Snapshot of confirmed speakers: This important addition to our highly acclaimed conference programme not only strengthens the international proposition at Ecobuild UK, but also forms part of our wider international launch plans. At Ecobuild UK, several new international initiatives will launch including Global Clients, a major new initiative facilitated by Building magazine, which brings together construction clients operating in different sectors and countries to understand, unite and showcase common challenges and opportunities. Ecobuild will also be working again with UKTI who will be bringing an overseas delegation of senior buyers to the event, running sessions on doing business overseas and hosting a meet the buyers event. Enterprise Europe will also be hosting a matchmaking event which will enable participants to meet potential commercial and technology partners from all over Europe. Ecobuild will also showcase hundreds of innovations from many leading international organisations as well as host a range of overseas pavilions including representatives from Italy, Greece, Portugal, Belgium, Estonia, the Nordics and Canada.

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Seven Greek researchers awarded by European Research Council grants Seven Greek researchers awarded by European Research Council grants The Consolidator Grants, seven of which have been awarded to Greek researchers, are expected to create some 2, new positions for doctorate and post-doctorate researchers and support staff. Those awarded will conduct their research at universities and research centres in 22 European countries, with the majority being in Britain 60 , Germany 56 , France 38 and Holland Grants have been awarded to scientists and researchers of 39 different nationalities, including German 55 , Italian 32 , French 33 and British Of the 7 Greek grantees, 3 will carry out research in Greece and 4 in Europe: The consolidator grants, which are considered to be highly competitive, are awarded to outstanding researchers, regardless of nationality and age, who have years of experience since completion of their PhD and show great promise.

The grants are expected to create some 2, new positions for doctorate and post-doctorate researchers and support staff.

The Network is organising a structured Genera xt tion B2B matchmaking event. EXPANDING HORIZONS Ecobuild is working with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) .

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Les rencontres ECOBUILD organisées par le partenaire londonien du réseau Enterprise Europe Network, se dérouleront () Article | 0: EeB-CA2 Matchmaking Event Meet the right collaboration partners along the value chain of energy-efficient buildings! Welcome to the EeB-CA2 Matchmaking Event, your opportunity to initiate new contacts.

Knowledge and Partnership Bridges: The aim of the meeting was, on the one hand, to exchange opinions on how to successfully exploit the initiative and, on the other, to gain support in its promotion and plan further joint actions. The “Knowledge and Partnership Bridges” initiative, which is being implemented by EKT in collaboration with the General Secretariat for Strategy and Private Investment, Ministry of Economy and Development, aims to facilitate the best possible exploitation of knowledge and experiences of Greeks abroad and their interconnection with Greece.

Through the networking of Greeks, the growth potential of Greece is enhanced, while those Greeks participating in the network become part of a joint effort. The platform for “Knowledge and Partnership Bridges”, www. Interconnecting Greeks from all over the world requires the active participation and co-operation of institutional and professional bodies, especially in the branches which have been hurt by the brain drain.

It was to this end that the business meeting of 24th January was held by EKT. Those attending spoke highly of the initiative and its necessity, promising to strengthen it in any way possible. Amongst other things, it was specifically agreed to: As a national infrastructure, EKT plays an institutional role in the collection, organisation, availability and preservation of the entire Greek scientific, research and cultural output content and data and its dissemination within the country and abroad.


The session will highlight a variety of personal perspectives with speakers delivering their thoughts on the how far we have come on the sustainability agenda and their predictions over the next few years. Ecobuild saw Street-Porter take part in a debate which looked at sustainable communities in response to the London riots. During the 10 years of Ecobuild www. Championing this, the Ecobuild programme of events features debates, discussions and demonstrations connecting industry professionals in order to help them network, learn, and discover new products and solutions.

The event will feature representatives from a whole host of global organisations and businesses including the UK GBC, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), AECOM, International Sustainability Alliance, BRE, Premier Inn and many more.

The aim is to help you start your journey and frame your innovation idea s into competitive proposals. This training workshop is aimed at previous and future applicants in the UK. We will be inviting active H participants from the industry, academia and RTOs to ensure that expertise from every TRL level is represented at this workshop. B4H will run from to Clinical research partners needed for development and validation of exercise games designed for physical or cognitive therapies.

RDUK The UK start-up has developed a medical software that turns traditional physical therapy exercises into interactive video games. It is used both in the clinic or at home where clinicians can monitor the patients remotely. The aim of the project is to develop services for urban planners that have the potential to lead to commercial products. The organization is looking for the following partners: RDES A Spanish technology centre specialised in industrial design and production is preparing a project aimed to develop a new concept of cable driven robot for agriculture.

The proposal will be submitted to the call SFS Robotics Advances for Precision Farming. The co-ordinator seeks two types of partners: Funding Competition Horizon

Ecobuild broadens its international offering

In keeping with the cityscape layout of the show, Ecobuild will continue to place the dedicated Ecobuild Conference arena at the heart of the show. The event will put sustainability firmly at the forefront of the agenda, continuing its redefining sustainability campaign through the coming year, culminating in the conference itself.

This will shine a light on true innovation and leading much-needed debate around fundamental industry issues to demonstrate the different ways in which disciplines within the built environment sector approach sustainability. The conference programme next year will take a fresh approach to cross-sector collaboration, uniting the many distinct communities that make up the built environment, supported by themed destinations and inspiring feature areas to be known as the Futurebuild Series.

The mission will use one of the largest construction industry shows in Latin America, Expo CIHAC, as an anchor event. Expo CIHAC is part of Mexico Construction Week Summit and includes Ecobuild, a specific portion of the show on sustainable construction.

From March the event will bring together over 44, industry professionals from across the supply chain. The conference connects building professionals in order to help them to learn, network and discover new ideas and innovative products. It offers a unique opportunity to meet over leading UK and international exhibitors and get a first look at 1. And two SME Instrument projects will be pitching in the event. SmartCIM is the worldwide leader in the production of brass components and valves for plumbing systems, HVAC, gas and water distribution networks.

The company behind the project, Cimberio S. Its entire production is concentrated in Italy with 6 foreign subsidiaries distributing its products in over 80 countries SmartCIM is funded under the SME Instrument Phase 2 is an interoperable electronic active valve, control eco-system and service that aim to achieve superior building efficiency and user awareness.

Gensoric GmbH is a German High-Technology company driven by a unique expertise in the field of electrochemical analysis and synthesis at directly heated electrodes. Their project Willpower is a patent-protected solution to de-centrally produce Methanol Fuel from ambient CO2, Water, and electrical Energy.

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The Village houses over shops and boutiques, and is visited by over 6 million shoppers every year, all looking for some retail therapy. Five Gold Standards 12th Dec A leading hirer of secure storage containers and portable site accommodation has successfully achieved a gold level transport award for the fifth consecutive year. Elite Systems announces senior promotions 25th Oct Bespoke off-site construction specialist Elite Systems has announced two senior promotions, as the company prepares to expand further in the coming months.

Σημειώνεται ότι μέρος του κόστους συμμετοχής στο Ecobuild Matchmaking Event μπορεί να καλυφθεί από το Πρόγραμμα «Συμμετοχή σε Εκδηλώσεις .

The National Documentation Centre EKT , co-ordinator of Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas, the Greek node of the biggest international network for innovation and entrepreneurship Enterprise Europe Network, will support the participation of Greek organisations in the event. The event is designed for business and research organisations pursuing research, technological and business partners and will give them the chance to attract new customers and broaden their network, identify innovative technologies and products and search for companies with which to jointly submit proposals to Horizon for research and innovation.

Subject areas to be covered are: Applications for meetings are from 1st December to 5th March Profiles will be published in an online list and will form the basis for the organisation of the meetings. Each participant will receive their own personal meetings schedule prior to the event. The meetings themselves will be held on Wednesday 7 March Participation in the Ecobuild Matchmaking event is free. However, the participants will have to register for the Ecobulid expo and acquire the entry ticket , prior to registering for the meetings.

Participants are responsible for their own transport and accommodation expenses.

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Water in the circular economy International funding programmes H , Eurostars, LIFE, Partners voor Water Intellectual property Those interested in participating in the event are requested to complete the relevant online application form and submit their profile partner search for research programmes, search or offer for business proposals, and technological products by 30th October Applications for meetings should be made between 1st September and 30 October. Profiles will be published in an online list and will form the basis for the organisation of meetings with prospective partners.

Each participant will receive a personal meetings programme before the event.

International Business 2 Business Matchmaking Event during ECOBUILD and RESOURCE A chance to pre-arrange meetings with business and technology partners in one day! Ecobuild is the leading exhibition and conference for the UK construction and energy market, attracting over 40, industry professionals from across the entire supply chain.

Wessex Business Bytesize issue Send us your questions for sessions panel at Policy Conference FSB Policy Conference is fast approaching and we would really like to hear from members about the planned sessions. There are three planned sessions and questions will be put to panellists live. The sessions will be on rebalancing the UK economy, a high-growth global future for small businesses and growing tomorrow’s entrepreneurs through innovation and competition.

We will be live tweeting throughout the conference, as well as live streaming. The council is now taking applications for the financial year, and the deadline for applications is 31 January Detailed information is now available on the council website.

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