IteCons - Institute for Research and Technological Development in Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability

With two conveniently located ITeCons (Institute for Research and Technological Development in Construction Sciences) was established on January 11th, 2006. ITeCons mission is to establish a close and agile collaboration between the University of Coimbra and the society, as well as businesses and other entities in the Construction sector.

ITeCons was created in order to allow for the expansion of the activities performed at the Constructions Laboratory of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Coimbra, in a more appropriate space, technically equipped to the highest level.

ITeCons provides a wide range of services in various areas of the construction sector, namely it offers a range of experimental tests accredited by the IPAC; services in technical expertise and consulting; training for professionals within the construction sector and students, and also developing of research projects.

ITeCons is one of the entities involved in the Sustainable Habitat Cluster which is set up to promote synergies between Companies and Entities of the Scientific and Technological System for the enhancement of the knowledge in sustainability of the built environment of the businesses in the Construction sector.