The workshop is co-organised by the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy of the European Commission and the Region of Andalusia. It is part of the JRC-IPTS activities to promote strategic cooperation between European regions aimed at increasing capacity for innovation and the development of a strategic market for Europe, such as energy.

The workshop is co-organised by the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy of the European Commission and the Region of Andalusia. It is part of the JRC-IPTS activities to promote strategic cooperation between European regions aimed at increasing capacity for innovation and the development of a strategic market for Europe, such as energy.

The day is conceived as a forum for exchanging experiences around the three basic pillars that should underpin the new model of sustainable construction, such as innovation, improving the competitiveness of businesses and activation of demand through alternative financing schemes and greater awareness on the part of European citizens.  Moreover, the event will provide the opportunity to discuss how to implement low-carbon investments by linking innovation and urban development in the field of sustainable construction.