From ideas to standardized application

New material developments in construction –

Introduction

Seven partners from research, industry and standardization (see Fig. 1) have joined forces to accelerate the transfer of innovative materials from the laboratory scale to practice. The “WiTraBau – Wissenstransfer im Bauwesen” (Knowledge Transfer in the Construction Industry) project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) forms part of the new BMBF materials research program entitled “From Material to Innovation”. This project focuses on disseminating research outcomes and supporting exploitation of results achieved in projects covered by the...

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