WiTraBau: Newly developed materials for high-performance concrete

Research projects transferred to practice

Since December 2014, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has been funding the “WiTraBau – Wissenstransfer im Bauwesen” (Knowledge Transfer in the Construction Industry) project (also see www.hightechmatbau.de) in order to support the transfer of research findings into practice. Besides the ongoing projects of “HighTechMatBau”, the project consortium also takes care of the projects already concluded as part of the “NanoTecture – Nanotechnologie im Bauwesen” (Nano Technology in the Construction Industry) announcement of...

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