The Canton Zurich is a major center of innovation in the fields of construction and building standards. The aim of this event is to bring major industry players together with start-ups, scientists, and representatives of civil society to discuss how innovation in the building sector can drive economic growth while contributing to achieving the UN sustainability goals.

Event Program

18:00 – 18:30 Arrival and Registration

18:30 – 18:40 Welcome by GreenBuzz and Markus Assfalg, Representative from Office for Economy and Labour, Canton Zurich.

18:40 – 18:50 input by Alexander Eisenhauer, Head of Airium™, LafargeHolcim, presenting a new mineral insulation technology, with a focus on its recycling and life cycle benefits.

18:50 – 19:00 input by Dr. Holger Hendrichs, greenTEG AG. greenTEG is a Zurich-based startup that develops sophisticated measurement systems to analyse building physics, including the thermal performance of walls.

19:00 – 19:15 input by Dr. Petrissa Eckle, sus.lab, ETH – Scouting and evaluation of innovative and sustainable construction materials.

19.15 – 19.30 Input by Dr. Olivier Enger, Senior Innovation Manager, Technology Scouting and Incubation at BASF, presenting his topic “Towards materials and systems for sustainable construction”

19:30 – 21:30 Apéro and Buzzing

Join us for this informative thematic evening event as we address the UN SDG #11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities and #9 – Industry, Innovation, Infrastructure. There will be a short panel discussion with questions from the moderator and the audience, followed by an apero and a chance to network.

What: Thematic Event

When: Tuesday 2nd April 2019, 18:00 – 21:30

Where: WWF Schweiz- Hohlstrasse 110, 8010 Zürich, Switzerland

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Registration & Details

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