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The 4TU.Built Environment Center is a collaboration between the five building departments of the four Dutch technical universities (Delft, Eindhoven, Twente and Wageningen) and one of the 4TU.Centers within the 4TU.Federatie. We combine our expertise and capacities in order to make an impact in societal challenges. This is done via a network of organizations in close cooperation with innovative companies from the building sector.

The connected Built Environment faculties are:

  1. Engineering Technology – University of Twente
  2. Environmental Science Group – Wageningen University & Research
  3. Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences – Eindhoven University of Technology
  4. Architectuur en Gebouwde Omgeving – Delft University of Technology
  5. Civiele Techniek en Geowetenschappen – Delft University of Technology

Through it’s research and collaborations, 4TU.Built Environment impacts the societal challenges and transitions in the Built Environment. 4TU.Built Environment collaborates intensively with several innovative partners and frontrunning companies in the innovation ecosystem.

 Research is designed to be across universities within our Domain Acceleration Teams (DAT's) on the following subjects:

The DAT's work closely together with several stakeholders in the Dutch, European and International ecosystems.

4TU.Built Environment offers important knowledge- and researchcontributions to the strategic research- and policyagenda's and is leading the research and innovations on higher TRL levels in the Netherlands. By doing so, innovation becomes available for the long term in the Built Environment.

Our Dutch partners in reaching our mission and goals are:


TKI Bouw en Techniek

Nationaal Lectorenplatform Gebouwde Omgeving

Domein Built Environment

Our European partners in reaching our mission and goals are:

4TU.Built Environment collaborates in:

Nationaal Groeifonds Programma Toekomstbestendige Leefomgeving

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