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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 1 January, 2007
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionEmail
Emmanuel
Malfeyt
Cluster Manager
ema@impulse.brussels
Languages spoken: 
Dutch
English
French
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Construction Products and Services
Environmental Services
Technology fields: 
Construction methods and equipment
Management of construction process & life
S3 EU priority areas: 
Construction of buildings
Specialised construction activities
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
152
Number of SME members: 
132
Number of larger company members: 
20
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
10
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
30
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

ecobuild.brussels is the cluster for sustainable construction and renovation in Brussels. It brings together companies that are active in this sector and fosters their business development.

What are its main missions?

  • Connecting : Organisation of networking events and working groups, coordination of B2B relations, links with international, national and regional networks.
  • Enhancing : Showcase for its members and their projects, dissemination of good practices among the professionals of the sector.
  • Informing : Technology and legal watch, sector news and online agenda.
  • Guiding: Introduction to training and guiding organisations, and to innovation stakeholders.

ecobuild.brussels gives particular importance to the following themes that are considered as essential for the future of sustainable construction in Brussels :

  • Energy efficient retrofitting
  • Circular Economy
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Periodic Information dissemination
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Support of knowledge transfer
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Denmark
France
Netherlands
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLink
INTERREG

GREENOV project: Greenov aims at developing the economic sector of sustainable renovation mainly by stimulating the innovation capacity of SMEs working in this field. 

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

A pool of top professionals for the whole conception and sustainable building process has grown in Brussels while developing over one million square meters of Passive Standard Buildings. Driven by a strong international approach, they are able to address complex processes involving many different stakeholders. Members of the ecobuild.brussels cluster share their expertise in the video Brussels builds greener.