Construction products must be continuously adapted to the needs of a dynamic and international market. Innovations, new specifications and techniques for material and constructions as well as ongoing intensification of existing regulations lead to an ever wider range of performance characteristics and product parameters. Product development can no longer be left to chance, but must be consistent and structured in order to keep pace with a globalized world.
Research & Development is therefore a strategic requirement for sustainable security of the market position. The involvement of manufacturers, suppliers and other service providers secures us the practical relevance and the parties concerned a platform for innovation and cooperation at an intersectoral and cross-company level.
The ift think tank is providing a creative and open access to previously added ideas and projects for which fellow participants still be sought, but also the possibility for existing or future research partners, clients and other interested parties to submit own project proposals and ideas.