Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment

CSTB is a public research establishment in the construction sector, employing about 930 staff including ~500 engineers, researchers and experts in building science and building technologies and advanced ICT. CSTB core business covers four main fields: research, technical expertise, quality assessment (Avis Techniques, Pass Innovation, Appréciations Technique d’EXpérimentation, Certifications…), and knowledge dissemination. Following a multidiscipline approach, it contributes to innovation and problem solving for the industry, and to transfer knowledge and technology to the wider community, in France and beyond. It provides expertise to the industry at large, and disseminates R&D results through training and various scientific media to practitioners and social and public authorities. CSTB develops activities in various scientific and technical fields, and contributes to the definition of reference (‘standardised’) solutions & services for products, processes and services in the Construction sector.
CSTB is chairing ENBRI (European Network of Building Research Institutes), which gathers main building RTD centres in Europe, and represents ENBRI within ECCREDI. CSTB is also chairing EOTA, which comprises all Technical Assessment Bodies (TABs) designated by Member States of the European Union and co-ordinates the application of the procedures set out for a request for a European Technical Assessment (ETA) and for the procedure adopting a European Assessment Document (EAD). Since 2004, CSTB has been in charge of the general secretariat of the European Construction Technology Platform, which currently groups around 200 Members across Europe (including E2BA Members), including industry and public stakeholders of the construction sector. CSTB has a long track record in successful European R&D projects and coordination and support actions, such as ICCI, prodAEC, ROADCON, REEB, REViSITE, IREEN, CRISP, Eracobuild, Building Up, GE2O…
CSTB main expertises related to Eeb-CA2 are:
  • Expertise in Construction (in particular energy efficiency and smart buildings), ICT,
    Social, Human & Economical impacts.
  • Competencies in Communication & Dissemination
  • Expertise in networking, strategy & roadmapping activities


Contact Person 1: Marc Bourdeau

Email 1: marc.bourdeau@cstb.fr
Contact Person 2: Régis Decorme
Email 2: regis.decorme@cstb.fr