International Cooperation

International cooperation in research and development is a central instrument for increasing the efficiency of scientific disciplines. The Fraunhofer IBP has agreements with many national and international institutions on project-related cooperation and pursues the concept of "strategic partnerships" worldwide.

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Australia

 

  • Adelaide, University of Adelaide, Dept. of Architecture
  • Brisbane, Queensland University of Technology
  • Murdoch, Murdoch University
  • Notting Hill, CETEC Pty Ltd
  • Sydney, University of Sydney
  • Victoria, Taylor Oppenheim Architects
 

Austria

 

  • Graz, TU Graz, Institut für Bauphysik
  • Graz, TU Graz, Institut für Wärmetechnik (IWT)
  • Innsbruck, Tiroler Fachberufsschule für Handel
  • Innsbruck, Universität Innsbruck, Fakultät für Biologie, Institut für Botanik
  • Innsbruck, Universität Innsbruck, Fakultät für Biologie, Institut für Mikrobiologie
  • Innsbruck, Universität Innsbruck, Fakultät für Geo- und Atmosphärenwissenschaften, Institut für Mineralogie und Petrographie
  • Linz, O.-Ö. Energiesparverband
  • Salzburg, Bautechnische Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt
  • St. Pölten, AQA
  • Tulln, Austrian Institute for Technology (AIT)
  • Wien, Arsenal Research – Österreichisches Forschungs- und Prüfzentrum Arsenal Ges.m.b.H.
  • Wien, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
  • Wien, MCE Anlagenbau Austria (MAB)
  • Wien, Österreichische Energieagentur
  • Wien, Österreichisches Institut für Bautechnik
  • Wien, Technische Universität
  • Wien, Universität für Bodenkultur (BOKU)
 

Belgium

 

  • Brüssel, Belgian Building Research Institute
  • Brüssel, Commission of the European Commission – DG TREN
  • Brüssel, Daikin Europe N.V.
  • Brüssel, EASME – Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
  • Brüssel, IBGE – Institut Bruxellois pour la Gestion de l’Environement
  • Brüssel, INIVE EEIG, International Network for Information on Ventilation
  • Brüssel, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy Department
  • Brüssel, REHVA – Federation of European Heating and Air-Conditioning Association
  • Brüssel, EAA – European Aluminium Association
  • Jambes, Ministère de la Région wallonne
  • Louvain-La-Neuve, Université Catholique de Louvain, Centre de Recherches en Architecture
  • Leuven, Laboratorium Bouwfysica, Katholieke Univ.
  • Liège, Université, Laboratoire de Thermodynamique
 

Brazil

 

  • Belo Horizonte, Federal University of Minas Gerais
  • Brasilia, National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC)
  • Campos dos Goytacazes, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Laboratorio de Ciencias Fisicas – Centro de Ciencias e Technologias
  • São José dos Campos, Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. (Embraer)
 

Bulgaria

 

  • Plovdiv, Cluster for Design and construction
  • Sofia, Energy Efficiency Agency
  • Sofia, Technical University of Sofia
 

Canada

 

  • Calgary, The University of Calgary
  • Hull, Building Envelope Architects, Technology Directorate, A&ES, RPS, Public Works & Government Services
  • Kitchener, Enermodal Engineering Ltd.
  • Montreal, Interuniversity Research Centre for the Life Cycle of Products, Processes and Services (CIRAIG)
  • Ontario, University of Waterloo, Mechanical Engineering Dept.
  • Ottawa, Alternative Energy Division, CANMET-Natural Resources Canada
  • Ottawa, CanmetEnergy, National Ressources Canada
  • Ottawa, National Research Council Canada
  • Ottawa, Real Property – PWGSC
  • Ottawa, Transport Canada
  • Vancouver, Energy Trust Canada
 

Chile

 

  • Puerto Williams, Instituto de Ecologia y Biodiversidad IEB, Universidad de Magallanes
 

China

 

  • Hong Kong, Polytechnic University
  • Peking, Beihang University
  • Peking, CA Acoustics Inc.
  • Peking, Chinese Academy of Sciences CAS
  • Peking, Chinese Academy of Building Research CABR
  • Peking, Landtop Technologies Inc.
  • Peking, Tsinghua University, Research Center for International Environmental Policy
  • Shanghai, Tongiji University
  • Sino-German Ecopark Qingdao
 

Cyprus

 

  • Nikosia, Cyprus Institute of Energy
  • Nikosia, Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber
  • Nikosia, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
 

Czech Republic

 

  • Brno, Technical University , Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  • Prag, Technische Universität
  • Prag, Benvelop – Czech Technical University
 

Denmark

 

  • Aarhus, Aarhus University Ballerup, Cenergia Energy Consultants
  • Horsholm, Danish Building and Urban Research Institute
  • Kongens Lyngby, Consultancy Within Engineering, Environmental Science and Economics (COWI)
  • Kopenhagen, Danmarks Almene Boliger (BL)
  • Kopenhagen, Danish Building Research Institute (SBi)
  • Kopenhagen, Danish Energy Agency
  • Kopenhagen, Danish Energy Authority
  • Kopenhagen, Esbensen Consulting Eng. Ltd.
  • Kopenhagen, Kobnhavns Kommune
  • Kopenhagen, Kuben Management
  • Kopenhagen, Ministry of Environment and Energy
  • Lyngby, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Systems Biology
  • Lyngby, Technical University of Denmark, Department of civil Engineering indoor air
  • Lyngby, Technical University of Denmark, Thermal Insulation Laboratory
 

Estonia

 

  • Tallinn, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
 

Finland

 

  • Aalto, Aalto University
  • Espoo, Helsinki University of Technology, HUT
  • Espoo, VTT. Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Espoo, VTT. Technical Research Centre of Finland, Laboratory of Urban Planning and Building Design, Communities and Infrastructure
  • Helsinki, Ministry of Environment
  • Helsinki, Motiva
  • Helsinki, Sweco Sustainable Engineering and Design
  • Lappeenranta, University of Technology – Faculty of Technology – Environmental Technology
  • Oulu, VTT. Building Technology Construction and Facility Management
  • Tampere, Tampere University of Technology
  • Tampere, VTT. Building and Transport Construction and Business Intelligence
 

France

 

  • Champs sur Marne, Centre Scientifique et Technique du ­Bâtiment (CSTB)
  • Lyon, ALE – Agence Locale de l’Energie du Grand Lyon
  • Lyon, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • La Défense, Saint-Gobain Isover CRIR
  • Marne-la-Vallée, Centre Scientifique et Technique de l’Energie
  • Paris, Bureau d’etudes TRIBU Energie
  • Paris, Centre Scientifique et Technique de l’Energie
  • Paris, FLAME - Fédération des Agences Locale de Maîtrise de l’Energie et du climat
  • Paris, Ministère des Transports, de l’Équipement, du Tourisme et de la Mer
  • Paris, Technopolis France SARL
  • Toulouse, Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS
  • Valbonne, Agence de l’Environment et de la Maitrise de l’Energie
  • Vaulx-en-Velin, Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publiques de l’État, Dept. Génie Civil et Bâtiment
  • Villeurbanne, CETIAT – Centre Technique des Industries Aérauliques et Thermiques
 

Great Britain

 

  • Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, Faculty of Design
  • Bangor, Bangor University
  • Bath, University of Bath
  • Bristol, Centre for Sustainable Energy
  • Cambridge, University of Cambridge, The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies
  • Castleford, Lonza Group Ltd.
  • Castleford, Arch Chemicals
  • Chineham, IT Power
  • Coventry, University of Warwick Science Park
  • Edinburgh, Changeworks Garston, Building Research Establishment
  • Edinburgh, Royal Botanic Garden
  • Glasgow, Glasgow University
  • Leicester, De Montfort University
  • London, Architects and Building Branch
  • London, Honeywell Aerospace
  • London, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
  • London, Ove Arup & Partners
  • London, Schools Building & Design Unit, Dept. for Education and Skills
  • Manchester, Arch Chemicals
  • Oxford, University of Oxford
  • Plymouth, Plymouth College of Further Education
  • St. Albans, Faber Mounsell
  • Teddington, National Physics Laboratory (NPL)
  • Watford, BRE Building Research Establishment Ltd.
  • Westminster, Architects and Building Branch, Dept. of Education & Employment

Greece

 

  • Athen, Dimglass C. Kiossefidis S.A.
  • Athen, EuDiti – Energy & Environmental Design
  • Athen, Evonymos Ecological Library
  • Athen, Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development (IERSD)
  • Athen, Ministry of Development, Energy Saving Division
  • Athen, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)
  • Athen, National Technical University of Athens
  • Kreta, Technical University of Crete
  • Pikermi, Center for Renewable Energy Sources (C.R.E.S.)
  • Thessaloniki, Polytechnische Fakultät der Aristotelischen Universität

Hungary

 

  • Budapest, University of Technology and Economics

India

 

  • Delhi, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Mumbai, Asian Paints Ltd.

Ireland

 

  • Cork, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)
  • Dublin, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
  • Dublin, Sustainable Energy Ireland

Israel

 

  • Jerusalem, Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy Conservation

Italy

 

  • Barbiano, TBZ Centro di Fisica Edile by Günther Gantionler
  • Bozen, Passive House Institute Italie
  • Bozen, Technisches Bauphysik Zentrum (TBZ)
  • Ispra, The European Commission, Renewable Energies Unit/Environmental Institute
  • Mailand, National Association for Thermal and Acoustic Insulation
  • Mailand, Politecnico di Milano
  • Palermo, Universita di Palermo, Dipartimento D.R.E.A.M
  • Padova, University of Padova
  • Reggio Emilia, Azienda Casa Emilia-Romagna ACER
  • Rom, S. Maria die Galeria, ENEA Centro Ricerche Casaccia
  • Rom, Roma Energia – Agenzia per l’Energia e lo Sviluppo Sostenibile del Comune di Roma
  • Rom, Universita di Roma
  • Salerno, RENAEL Energy Agency
  • San Mauro Pascoli, I.V.A.S. S.p.A.
  • Torina, Nesocell Srl.
  • Turin, Dipartimento di Energetica del Politecnico di Torino

Japan

 

  • Atika, Atika Prefectural University, Dept. of Architecture & Environment Systems
  • Fukuoka, Kyushu University, Dept. of Architecture and Urban Design /Faculty of Human Environment Studies
  • Kyoto, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and Design/Graduate School of Science and Technology
  • Kobe, Kobe University
  • Nagoya, Meijo University, Dept. of Architecture, Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Sendai, Miyagigakuin Women’s College
  • Tokio, E-Information Ltd.
  • Tokio, Japan Testing Center for Construction Materials (JTCCM)
  • Tokio, JUTEC corp.; E.I. Ltd.
  • Tokio, Kogakuin University, Dept. of Architecture
  • Tokio, Metropolitan University, Grad. School of Eng., Dept. of Architecture
  • Tokio, Ochanomizu University
  • Tokio, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
  • Tokio, Tokyu Home Corporation
  • Tokio, Waseda University
  • Yokohama, Yokohama National University
  • Yokohama, Tokio City University

Latvia

 

  • Riga, Association of Technical Experts
  • Riga, Ministry of Economics of Republic of Latvia
  • Riga, State Agency Housing Agency

Lithuania

 

  • Vilnius, Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Vilnius, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Dept. of Construction, Technology and Management

Luxembourg

 

  • Luxemburg, Ministrie de l’Economie
  • Luxemburg, TechnoFirst

Malta

 

  • Floriana, Building Regulation Office

Montenegro

 

  • Montenegro, Ministry of Economy / Directorate for Energy Efficiency

New Zealand

 

  • Porirua, BRANZ Ltd
  • Wellington, Ministry of Commerce
  • Wellington, Pro Clima NZ Limited
  • Wellington, School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington

Norway

 

  • Asker, Asker Municipality
  • Drammen, Drammen Eiendom
  • Hol, Hol kirkelige fellesrâd (Hol Church Council)
  • Oslo, National Office of Building Technology and Administration
  • Oslo, Norwegian Building Research Institute
  • Oslo, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE)
  • Rud, Norwegian Research Council
  • Stavanger, SunLab Network ABB Building System Ltd
  • Trondheim, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • Trondheim, University Trondheim, Dept. of Architecture
  • Trondheim, SINTEF Norwegian Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture

Poland

 

  • Gliwice, Silesian Technical University
  • Krakau, Landwirtschaftliche Universität
  • Lodz, Technische Universität Lodz
  • Posen, University of Technology, Institute of Environmental Engineering
  • Warschau, Ghelamco International Real Estate Investor & Developer
  • Warschau, Ministry of Infrastructure
  • Warschau, National Energy Conservation Agency
  • Warschau, University of Technology

Portugal

 

  • Alges, Agency for the Energy (ADENE)
  • Amadora, Centro para a Conservacao de Energia
  • Lissabon, Instituto National de Engenharia
  • Lissabon, Directorate General for Energy
  • Oeiras, Instituto de Soldadiva e Qualidade
  • Porto, University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering (FEUP), Building Physics Laboratory (LFC)
  • Porto Salvo, Instituto de Soldadura e qualidade

Romania

 

  • Iasi, Moldavische Technische Universität Gheorghe Asachi

Serbia

 

  • Belgrad, Ministry of Minerals and Energy
  • Belgrad, Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Belgrad, Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (giz)
 

Slovakia

 

  • Bratislava, Research and Development Institute for Building Construction (VVUPS-NOVA)
  • Bratislava, Slovak Academy of Sciences
 

Slovenia

 

  • Ljubljana, Stanovanjski Sklad Republike Slovenije, Javni Sklad
  • Ljubljana, Technological Building & Civil Engineering Institute, Indoor Environment and Building Physics Division (ZRMK)
  • Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Maribor, Technische Universität
 

South Korea

 

  • Dankook University School of Architecture
  • Deajeon, KIER Korean Institute of Energy Research
  • Goyang-Si, KICT – Korean Institute of Construction Technology
  • Seoul, GS-Engineering & Construction Corp. (ZEResCo)
  • Seoul, KICT – Korean Institute for Construction Technology
  • Seoul, Passive House Institute Korea
  • Seoul, Samsung Construction
  • Seoul, Samsung C&T Corporation
 

Spain

 

  • Barcelona, P.A.U. education
  • Barcelona, Universität de Barcelona
  • Madrid, IER-CIEMAT, Renewable Energy Department
  • Madrid, Spanish Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technical Association (ATECYR)
  • Madrid, Spanish Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving
  • Pamplona, Renewable Energy National Centre of Spain (CENER)
  • Sevilla, University of Sevilla
 

Sweden

 

  • Borås, SP Energy Technology
  • Eskilstuna, Swedish Energy Agency
  • Gävle, University of Gävle, Centre for Built Environment
  • Göteborg, CIT Energy Management AB
  • Karlskrona, The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning (BOVERKET)
  • Lund, Lund University, Division of Energy and Building Design, Dept. of Building Physics
  • Lund, Lund University, Division of Energy and Building Design, Dept. of Construction and Architecture
  • Uppsala, Uppsala University Campus Gotland, Department of Conservation
  • Solna, Skanska
  • Stockholm, Aton Teknikkonsult AB
  • Stockholm, KTH – The Royal Institute of Technology
  • Stockholm, The Swedish District Heating Association
  • Stockholm, Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Science and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)
  • Stockholm, WSP Sverige AB
  • Stockholm, Building Energy Performance Inquiry
 

Switzerland

 

  • Bern, Federal Office of Energy
  • Bern, Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft SECO des Eidgenössischen Volkswirtschaftsdepartements
  • Dübendorf, Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Versuchsanstalt EMPA
  • Horw, Hochschule Technik + Architektur, Abteilung Heizung, Lüftung, Klima
  • Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • Wallisellen, Architektur, Energie & Umwelt GmbH
  • Zürich, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH
 

The Netherlands

 

  • Amsterdam und Nijmegen, Climatic Design Consult
  • Arnhem, DGMR Raadgevende Ingenieurs BV
  • Arnhem, EBM-consult bv
  • Delft, Nederlands Normalisatie-Instituut
  • Delft, TNO Built Environment
  • Delft, Uniresearch
  • Delft, University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Den Haag, Dutch Council of European Affairs for Construction
  • Den Haag, Netherlands Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment
  • Eindhoven, Philips Research, Lighting Control Systems Group Eindhoven, Technical University
  • Eindhoven, TNO-TUE Centre for Building Research
  • Petten, Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN)
  • Rotterdam, ISSO – Dutch Building Services Research Institute
  • Sittard, Netherlands Enterprice Agenca
  • Utrecht und Sittard, SenterNovem
 

USA

 

  • Atlanta, American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Boulder, Architectural Energy Corporation
  • Champaign, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Chicago, Passive House Institute US (PHIUS)
  • Denton, University of North Texas, Department of Philosophy & Religion Studies
  • Golden, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Knoxville, TN, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Los Angeles, University of California
  • New Port Richey, Pall Aeropower Corp
  • Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Storrs, University of Connecticut, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Toledo (Ohio), Owens Corning
  • Washington, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Washington, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Waunakee, RenewAire
  • Westwood, enVerid Systems
 

United Arab Emirates

 

  • Abu Dhabi, Masdar – Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar City)
 

Yemen

 

  • Sanaa, Universität von Sanaa