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Sustainable Places 2018 (SP2018) in Aix-les-Bains, France

27 - 29 June 2018

​The event was attended by DEMO Consultants, Universita Politecnica Delle Marche and Huygen Installatie Adviseurs

The Sustainable Places Conference 2018 (SP2018), hosted by INES Research & Development in Chambery, France, aimed to foster innovative market solutions and empower synergies between Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) and the interdependent smart grids, policies, construction actors, and forward-thinking communities. More than 165 delegates from different stakeholder segments participated representing countries all over the world. The symposium comprised 13 clustering workshops organized (most notably 2 events organized by the European Commission, and an official public debate on the multiannual energy program), several scientific posters being displayed (including a P2ENDURE poster), 8 presentation sessions of papers and briefings, as well as 8 keynote speeches delivered.

Together with three sister projects: 4RinEU, ProGETonE and MORE-CONNECT​, P2ENDURE organised a workshop on Deep Energy Renovation. This clustering workshop focused on presenting successful experiences and pointing out existing challenges with an integrative approach to improve the low renovation rate of existing buildings in Europe that is hindering the reaching of EU-wide targets and can't be solved with effective technologies alone.

The conference paper on P2ENDURE titled "Plug-and-Play solutions for energy-efficiency & deep renovation of European building stock" has been presented by Dr. Rizal Sebastian, Director of Research at DEMO Consultants, during the Retrofit, Renovation and Refurbishment session. The paper will be available on the P2ENDURE website in the Dissemination section. ​

Both presentations can be viewed here.  


1st European conference “BIM and energy performance of buildings” in Brussels, Belgium

25 June 2018

​​​​The event was attended by three P2ENDURE partners: DEMO Consultants, Mostostal Warszawa and Fasada

The aim of the 1st European conference "BIM and energy performance of buildings"​ was to present the status of BIM as well as opportunities and challenges regarding BIM use for the regulatory assessment of the energy performance of buildings. The aim was also to explore possibilities and challenges for an accelerated interaction/integration. The conference covered visions of needs, on-going research and development work as well as demos of already existing solutions and panel discussions. ​

During the conference P2ENDURE leaflets and the newest newsletters were distributed.​


World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED2018) in Wels, Austria

28 February – 2 March 2018

​​​​​​This event was attended by Marco Arnesano, Universita Politecnica Delle Marche. 

P2ENDURE was again  present at the World Sustainable Energy Days​. The project was displayed in the poster section and presented by Università Politecnica delle Marche (represented by Marco Arnesano). The publication from the conference will be available soon.

The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) are one of Europe's largest annual conferences in this field. 

Energy efficiency and renewable energy are key to boost the economic competitiveness of the EU, its member states, regions and individual businesses. Resulting economic growth provides jobs and the ability to invest in the further progress of the clean energy transition to the benefit of all citizens. Clean energy for economic competitiveness and how to make the clean energy transition work for business, planet and people will therefore be core themes of the World Sustainable Energy Days 2018.

The event will feature policies, technology innovation and market development. It offers a unique combination of conferences and interactive events.

The annual conference brings together more than 700 delegates from over 50 countries from business, public sector and the research community.

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Bautec 2018 - International Trade Fair for Building and Construction Technology in Berlin, Germany

8 - 21 February 2018

​This event was attended by Technische Universität Berlin. 

Bautec​ is an international trade fair for construction and building services engineering.  Over 520 exhibitors of the building materials and construction system industry, heating industry, power engineering and air-conditioning technology offered the latest products and services. In addition, various competitions, lectures and symposiums took place introducing the latest technological trends.

During the Butec fair, the Department of Civil Systems Engineering of the Technical University of Berlin was present as an exhibitor.  The P2ENDURE innovations have been promoted and introduced to interested parties from the construction industry and academia. Positive feedback on the idea of e-Marketplace has been received from various suppliers​​.


The Industrial Innovation Information Days in Brussels, Belgium

2-4 October 2017

​​​​This event was attended by several P2ENDURE partners: DEMO Consultants, Huygen Installatie Adviseurs, Mostostal Warszawa, Fasada, Universita Politecnica Delle Marche

​Around 1000 stakeholders discussed the future of European Industry at the Industrial Innov​ation Info Days​.​

Plenary sessions with great political impact on the industrial environment and key notes by high level speakers were followed by different parallel session in which the topics in the next "Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing'"(NMBP) work programme were presented.

Conference CKT​ in Warsaw, Poland

17 May 2017

​​​This event was attended by Mostostal Warszawa​ and Fasada​. 

More than 200 representatives of Polish companies, academic institutions and public administration participated in the CKT conference​ on “How to create effectively research and development strategies in the Polish industry” organized by the National Contact Point of the EU Research Programs.
The conference was attended by representatives of institutions that are active or planning their R&D activities, as well as beneficiaries and applicants for the Horizon2020 Program. The event was organized to create a nationwide forum for discussion, exchange of best practice and strategic planning for effective development of research and development strategies in the Polish industry. The patronage over the conference was held by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Ministry of Development, the National Centre for Research and Development and the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland.
 
P2ENDURE was presented by Piotr Dymarski, Head of ICT Group in R&D Department in Mostostal Warszawa, during a thematic session devoted to large companies "R&D in industry and branding in Poland and abroad". One of the last examples of work carried out within P2ENDURE was laser scanning of the demonstration case in Warsaw - nursery no. 3, located at Warchalowskiego St. Based on the inventory, BIM engineers create a virtual model of this building.
By engaging in the project and similar initiatives, Mostostal gains knowledge about BIM technology, improves the qualifications of the employees and prepares them for the forthcoming requirements that will be applied in Poland in few years.
Agnieszka Łukaszewska, Director of R&D at Fasada, presented benefits from SME's point of view in the participation of P2ENDURE project. By gaining the knowledge about the innovative solutions for energy efficient building deep renovation, the company can be more competitive in the construction market and offer solutions to the clients that are tailored to theirs need. Moreover participation in the P2ENDURE project is a great opportunity to extend the scope of work for other areas as design, application of BIM in construction and consulting.

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Global Event for Digital Business (CeBIT) in Hannover, Germany.

​20-24 March 2017

​​The event was attended by Timo Hartmann and Christoph Gutsche, Technische Universität Berlin

The  Global Event for Digital Business (CeBIT)​ is th​e largest and most internationally r​epresented computer expo. It is an international trade fair where small and big companies, start-ups and universities present their ideas and solutions for the digital future. During three days of the CeBIT 2017 our partner from TU Berlin could learn about new technologies and innovations and attend lectures regarding Artificial Intelligence, the future of Health Care and Medicine and development in robotics. On Wednesday 22.03.2017 the Senator for Economy, Energy and Undertakings of Berlin - Ramona Pop visited the stand of TU Berlin; prof. Timo Hartmann presented the work of the university including the progress on P2ENDURE. Prof. Timo Hartmann gave also a presentation at the Science Square were people from different divisions can present their work and research. P2ENDURE flyers were distributed and slides informing about the project were displayed on a screen.​​​

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EeB cPPP Impact Workshop in Brussels, Belgium.

16-17 May 2017

​The event was attended by Rizal Sebastian and Anna Gralka, DEMO Consultants.

The Impact Workshop for the three contractual Public-Private Partnerships (cPPPs) was organised by the European Commission and ECTP Energy Efficient Buildings (E2B) Committee in Brussels on 16-17 May 2017.
The Workshop was an occasion for P2ENDURE to present the project’s successful outcomes, advancement and more generally share the experience and good practices of project-building.

The first day of the Impact Workshop was organized by the ECTP E2B Committee. The workshop began with two addresses by the European Commission on the topics of energy efficiency in buildings through Horizon 2020, cPPP achievements and challenges followed by an introduction to the proposal amending the Energy Performance of Building Directive.
The second day was organized by the European Commission and focused on success stories from the EeB, Factories of the Future and Sustainable Process Industry cPPPs. Discussions focused on lessons learnt from the cPPPs, difficulties encountered, as well as the “after end-of-project” impact. A replay is available at the following link​.

MODER Workshop, “Design tools and processes for building renovation and energy transition at district level" in Utrecht, the Netherlands

2 March 2017

​​​​The event was attended by DEMO Consultants

P2ENDURE was presented at the workshop organized as part of the H2020 MODER project, which focuses on mobilization of innovative design tools for building refurbishment at district level. The workshop was open for professionals and students working in the field of district refurbishment and/or energy transition.​

You can find the​​ P2ENDURE presentation here​.

World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) in Wels, Austria.

1-3 March 2017

​​​​​The event was attended by Marco Arnesano, Università Politecnica delle Marche​

The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) is one of Europe's largest annual conferences in this field with combination of events on sustainable energy. Among them, the European Energy Efficiency Conference that encompassed different topics such as policies, markets, business models, financing and research & innovation. During the event, Dr Marco Arnesano met the P2ENDURE Project Adviser discussing the future of the project and the effective dissemination of results. At the same time, P2ENDURE leaflets where distributed during the conference.

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AMANAC Workshop in Milano, Italy.

23 November 2016

​This event was attended by Paola Robello and Daniela Reccardo, D’Appolonia and Gianni Cassera, Bergamo Tecnologie.

The event was dedicated to presenting a general overview of innovative solutions, technological opportunities and initiatives for building sustainability. The aim of introducing P2Endure at the AMANAC Workshop was to involve relevant stakeholders and to create synergies with other European projects. 


The scope of the AMANAC-CSA is to create an effective and long lasting collaboration and coordination platform within all the Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology projects (AMANAC), approved in the frame of the EeB-PPP, whose activities address development of (nano)materials, components and systems for the improvement of the energy efficiency in the built environment. AMANAC-CSA aims to maximize the impact of the cluster participating projects towards the European Industry and Society and hence effectively support the objectives established by European Commission and the EeB-PPP by addressing in a holistic way the relevant technical/technological, industrial, economic, societal, organizational and regulatory challenges.​

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The 7th ECTP Conference in Brussels, Belgium.

​18-19 November 2016

​​​​​​​​​​This event was attended by Piotr Dymarski, Mostostal Warszawa; Gian Marco Revel, Università Politecnica delle Marche and Agnieszka Łukaszewska, Fasada.​​

The 7th ECTP open conference was dedicated to present and discuss current and anticipated innovation in the built environment field. Plenary sessions with high-level speakers from academia, industry and the European Commission introduced the global scheme and visions from various stakeholders. Mean-while, thematic parallel sessions addressed diverse specific issues under the five current challenges of the ECTP.​

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Smart City Expo World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

16 November 2016

​​This event was attended by Margherita Scotto, D’Appolonia.

Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the international summit of discussion about the link between urban reality and technological revolution.


This year SCEWC intended to increase the presence of organizations, exhibitors and visitors from all over the world, to keep generating synergies, sharing knowledge, provoke discussion, promote out of the box thinking and inspire a call for actions. 

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EASME Contractors Meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

18 October 2016

​This event was attended by DEMO Consultants.

The meeting aimed in exchanging experiences and giving an opportunity for peer learning through lessons learnt, good (and less good) practices and dos and don'ts. Based on few examples common recommendations and conclusions were drawn for developing and marketing web-based and electronic tools for improving energy efficiency in buildings.

The BUILD UP portal​ was presented as an important dissemination tool. 

The BUILD UP initiative was established by the European Commission in 2009 to support EU Member States in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The portal brings together new practitioners and professional associations in order to exchange best working practices and knowledge and to transfer tools and resources.

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