The Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) is adapting its organisational structure to help Europe’s industrial ecosystems recover more effectively from the COVID-crisis and to achieve the EU's digital and green goals.
The subject of this call for tenders is a provide the necessary technical secretariat support for the High Level Construction Forum.
We are inviting experts in the building construction value chain to take part in a survey and give their views on using circular economy principles in the design of buildings. The results will contribute to defining circular economy policies that could be implemented as part of the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan.
The European Commission has published today its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency. This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials. By 2030, 35 million buildings could be renovated and up to 160,000 additional green jobs created in the construction sector.
Digital building logbooks are common repositories for all building-related data, increasing transparency, trust and informed decision making. The outcomes of the study on an EU framework for logbooks resulted in proposals for future steps the Commission can take.
The Commission launched today an open public consultation on the Construction Products Regulation.
The subject of this call for tenders is a Technical Assistance for assessment, verification and development of European Assessment Documents (EAD) and other harmonised technical specifications in context of Construction Product Regulation.
The subject of this call is to provide the Sustainable Built Environment exhibition in EXPO 2020 Dubai.
Today, the European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan - one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe's new agenda for sustainable growth. With measures along the entire life cycle of products, the new Action Plan aims to make our economy fit for a green future, strengthen our competitiveness while protecting the environment and give new rights to consumers. Building on the work done since 2015, the new Plan focuses on the design and production for a circular economy, with the aim to ensure that the resources used are kept in the EU economy for as long as possible. The plan and the initiatives therein will be developed with the close involvement of the business and stakeholder community.
The Commission is presenting the construction sector with a suggested approach to circular design.
This report provides an analysis of potential areas for public support at EU level to EU SMEs from the construction industry in their efforts to internationalise their activities beyond the limits of the EU
EU countries collect fire data differently, posing an obstacle to data comparison. This, in turn, prevents an effective assessment of potential best practices and successful safety approaches.
The EU’s construction industry is not digitising at the same speed as major construction markets.
The purpose of this call for tender is to provide the necessary support to finalise and fine-tune the assessment method relating to the fire performance of facades.
The purpose of this tender is to provide a study that would make a mapping of current practice and review relevant public and private initiatives promoting the use of building logbooks.
Transport and mobility are fundamental to quality of life, for the social, economic and territorial cohesion of the EU and its regions, for enabling a smooth functioning of the internal market, for European integration.
Based on volume, Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste is the largest waste stream in the EU. That's why the European Commission is introducing a new protocol on construction and demolition.
Construction service providers that expand their activities across the Single Market are often required to complete national 'market access' procedures before starting to provide services in another EU country. The objective of this study was to gather information about such procedures and assess the administrative costs that cross-border construction service providers face when complying with them.
Key legislation in construction and demolition waste (CDW) recycling is the Waste Framework Directive, which sets the basic concepts and definitions related to waste management. It also prescribes EU countries the target of recycling 70% of CDW by 2020.
The purpose of this call for tender is to provide the necessary support for the governance structure set up within the context of the Commission's FIEP initiative (Fire Information Exchange Platform).